Music Birthday: Slick Rick

🔊🎉Today, January 14, 1965, Slick Rick was born Richard Martin Lloyd Walters, in Mitcham, United Kingdom. His song ‘Hey Young World’ was released as a single to support his debut studio album, “The Great Adventures of Slick Rick.” The song samples his collaboration with Doug E. Fresh, ‘La Di Da Di,’ and has been sampled by Kanye West, in ‘No Mistakes.’ ‘Hey Young World’ peaked at no. 17 on the US Billboard Hot Rap Songs Chart.

Published by Taylor Valery

Through the lense of A&R and music writer Taylor Valery, HomageCollage celebrates some of music's best creators and creations.

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