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Slick Rick On His U.S. Citizenship, New Tour And Possible Drake Collab

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.27.2016 | Black Voices

This is the latest installment in “Black In The Day,” an occasional HuffPost series about black entertainers taking an introspective look at their...

My Experience With The Broken Immigration System

Ricky Walters | Posted 06.23.2016 | Impact
Ricky Walters

While the Immigration and Naturalization Service, now known as the Department of Homeland Security, was trying to deport me, the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. was arranging an exhibit honoring my contributions to hip-hop culture and society at large.

Conversation with Robin Carolan Founder of Tri Angle Records

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 05.17.2016 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

On the occasion of Tri Angle Records 5th Anniversary as part of Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York, I got the chance to interview the charming Tri Angle Records founder Robin Carolan at my local neighborhood diner.

Jill Scott, Salt-N-Pepa At Verizon Center: HuffPost DC Top 5 For June 21

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 06.21.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR THURSDAY, JUNE 21 1. Jill Scott at Verizon Center Jill Scott is great but probably can't sell out the Verizon Center. Openers Kem, Salt-...

PHOTOS: Is This The Best Hip Hop Show In History?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.17.2012 | San Francisco

There comes a time in every music festival's life when its organizers decide to go big. For nearly a decade, the lineup at each successive iteratio...

Brennan Williams

EXCLUSIVE: Nas Talks New Album Release | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.08.2013 | Black Voices

As one of hip-hop's most influential and prolific MCs, Nas (born Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones) has always defined the genre more than it has defined him....

Taste Of Chicago MUSIC 2010: Salt-N-Pepa, Slick Rick, Rob Thomas, MORE

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Obviously, most people battle the crowds and heat at the annual Taste of Chicago for the food, but the musical lineup always attracts a crowd as well....

Bling Bust: Rappers Cutting Back On Jewelry | MIGUEL BUSTILLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After years of starring in rap-music lyrics and videos, "bling" is losing its ring. The recession is cramping the style of hip-hop artists and wannab...

Hip-Hop Icons Slick Rick, Biz Markie, Whodini Party In Denver For Obama

Jonah Lalas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jonah Lalas

"Obama is going to be the first black president, the first president of color in our melting pot society," stated Slick Rick. "He walks the walk with a genuine passion."