Slick Rick
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"Richard Walters", better known by his stage name "Slick Rick", is a Grammy Award/Grammy-nominated England/English born rapper. He has also been known as "Rick the Ruler ", "MC Ricky D" and "Ricky Dee". He began his career in late 1983, in the Hip hop music/hip hop genre, where he recorded a series of acclaimed recordings such as "La Di Da Di" and "Children's Story". He is known for the use of narrative in his raps and has been called "hip hop's greatest storyteller."

Slick Rick rose to stardom in an era known to fans as the Golden age hip hop/Golden age of hip hop. His music has been frequently Sampling (music)/sampled and Interpolation (music)/interpolated by other artists such as TLC (band)/TLC, Black Star (group)/Black Star, The Notorious B.I.G., Snoop Dogg, and Color Me Badd, with many of these songs later becoming hit singles. ranked him #12 on their list of the Top 50 MCs of Our Time, while The Source (magazine)/The Source ranked him #15 on their list of the Top 50 Lyricists of All Time.

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I think that's why people like me. I'm not trying to stand out like a super hero.

That song is a story that shows how easily you could get slipped into being labeled as the bad guy, even though what you really trying to do is tell the bad guy to leave you alone.

People think that I'm conceited, and I'm not a nice person.

Really, you can't blame these artists, today, for the music that has been produced.

I love eggs fried over medium.

I've been in the game for 30 years and I came to represent.

I mean, I have my heartaches and stuff.

It can always be transformed into an avenue of information.

Nobody thought about having more money than you could ever spend.