Richard Martin Lloyd Walters, better known as Slick Rick, is an Anglo-American rapper and record producer. He rose to fame for Doug E. Fresh & the Get Fresh Crew in the mid-1980s. Their songs "The Show" and "La Di Da Di" are considered hip hop classics of the time. "La Di Da Di" is one of the most sampled songs in history. In 1986, Slick Rick became the third artist to sign with Def Jam Records. He has released four albums: The Great Adventures of Slick Rick, The Ruler's Back, Behind Bars and The Art of Storytelling. Her music has been sampled and interlaced more than 1000 times, in dozens of songs by artists including Eminem, Beyoncé, Mariah Carey, Beastie Boys, TLC, Nas, Miley Cyrus, Kanye West, Black Star, The Notorious BIG, Snoop Dogg, MC Ren, Montell Jordan and Color Me Badd. In the process, Slick Rick became one of the most sampled hip-hop artists of all time. Many songs based on Slick Rick's stereotypes have become hit singles.
|Birth name||Richard Martin Lloyd Walters|
|Also known as||Rick the Ruler, MC Ricky D|
|Born||January 14, 1965, Mitcham, London, England|
|Origin||The Bronx, New York, U.S.|
|Occupation(s)||Rapper, record producer|
|Associated acts||Doug E. Fresh|
He was born Richard Walters and is best known for the narrative singles "La Di Da Di" and "Children's Story" from the 1980s.
He was blind in his right eye as a toddler, which resulted in his characteristic eye patch.
His platinum albums include The Great Adventures of Slick Rick [Rapper] (1988) and The Art of Storytelling (1989). (1999).
He married Mandy Aragones in 1997. He is the father of two children from a prior relationship.
He made an appearance on Jay-breakthrough Z's single "Girls, Girls, Girls" in 2001.
Amnesty Orders of the US Governor. The British were found guilty of aggression. The Americans were convicted of intentional murder. Recording artist Def Jam. The Americans were convicted of assault. Rapper is from London. Former student of Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School. American rapper