Yo! MTV Raps And The Gospel Of The Rap Video

Hanif Willis Abdurraqib on the vitality of black storytelling in early rap videos.

35 Rap Songs That Should Be Turned Into Movies

These 33 rap songs could easily become next year's blockbuster movies.

Nas Played Hype Man For His Hero Slick Rick's 50th Birthday

Nas celebrates Slick Rick's 50th birthday, showing once again how influential The Ruler has been.

How Rock The Bells Tour Lineup Came To Fruition

'It's something you see classic rock bands do,' tour organizer Chang Weisberg says of artists like Snoop Dogg playing their entire albums.

Nas Kicks Off Levi's 2010 Pioneer Recording Sessions With Slick Rick Cover

'The song kind of helped me out when I was a young knucklehead,' Nas says of '88 classic 'Hey Young World.'

Rock The Bells 2010 Lineup Includes Wu-Tang Clan, Clipse, 'Special Guest' Lauryn Hill

Rakim, Wiz Khalifa, the Clipse, Immortal Technique, Slick Rick and Street Sweeper Social Club also on four-city tour.

De La Soul, Slick Rick, Isaac Hayes To Be Crowned Rap Royalty At VH1 Hip Hop Honors

'It's like the all-star game of hip-hop,' says Travis McCoy of Gym Class Heroes, who pay tribute to Cypress Hill on Monday's show.

Slick Rick Pardoned By New York Governor Thanks To 'Exemplary' Record

The formerly flashy rap star has earned back his freedom after more than a decade.

Hip-Hop's Royalty Show Off Their Crown Jewels In 'Bling Bling'

Book looks at both the old school (Slick Rick, Chuck D) and new (50 Cent, Lil Jon).

Hip-Hop's Old School Rules Again At Fresh Fest — Nick Cannon, Redman In Da House

Whodini, Slick Rick, Doug E. Fresh, Nice & Smooth, others take the stage — but Big Daddy Kane doesn't.

Hip-Hop Generation Gathers To Find Its Voice; Wyclef, Akon, Slick Rick Perform

National Hip-Hop Political Convention brings estimated 4,000 people to Newark, New Jersey, between Wednesday and Saturday.

For The Record: Quick News On Tom Morello, Solange, Jet, Slick Rick, Randy Rhoads, Morrissey, Vince Neil & More

For The Record: Quick News On Britney Spears, Clay Aiken, Slick Rick, Nick Lachey, Morrissey, Snoop & More

For The Record: Quick News On Ozzy, Slick Rick, Gang Starr, William Shatner And Henry Rollins, Judas Priest & More

Slick Rick Hoping For A Comeback Now That He's Free

Rapper says he'll target mature audiences with new LP.

The Great Adventures Can Resume: Slick Rick Is A Free Man

Rapper spent 17 months in an INS detention facility.

Judge Stops Slick Rick Deportation, But Rapper Isn't Free Yet

MC still being held in Florida detention facility.

Jailed Slick Rick Gets I.D., Mail, Look Jacked By North Carolina Man

Steven Glenn went so far as to mimic Rick's look from the early '90s.

Judge Puts Last-Minute Hold On Slick Rick's Deportation

U.S. district court judge grants emergency stay so she can consider rapper's case.

For The Record: Quick News On Slick Rick, Ludacris, White Stripes, Christina Aguilera, Nelly, Red Hot Chili Peppers & More

Slick Rick One Step Closer To Being Deported

Appeals board upholds INS' order to send rapper back to England.

Slick Rick Speaks From Prison: Deportation Would Be 'Inhumane'

Rapper faces permanent return to childhood home due to 1991 felony conviction.

Slick Rick In Jail, Facing Deportation

INS cites rapper's felony record, prison time.

Ludacris, Slick Rick Rock Party Chock-Full Of Hip-Hop Bigwigs

Mr. Cheeks also performs to crowd that includes Busta Rhymes, Rockwilder.