After a 23-year legal battle, Slick Rick finally became an American citizen in April 2016. The rapper is now opening up about his immigration journey and calling for reform of the United States' immigration system in a self-penned blog with The Huffington Post. Check out an excerpt below:
"The United States is the country I’ve lived in for 40 years. I became an American citizen in April 2016. Twenty-three years earlier I was one of the thousands of detainees witnessing first-hand the baleful effects of immigrant enforcement, which punishes victims far beyond the scale of any offense they may have committed."
Read the rest of Rick's blog HERE.