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Slick Rick Performs at "Sounds of the City"

Slick Rick performing

Slick Rick performing

Slick Rick headlined "The Golden Era"--a free concert and part of NJPAC's annual Sounds of the City summer concert series. Others on the bill included local legends and old-school icons, such as Soul Sonic Force, Hakim Green, and Lord of the Underground.

After tearing up the stage, Slick Rick also got a chance to kick it with the kids who are enrolled in NJPAC's Hip-hop summer program, which focuses on the five core elements of the genre. Check out pics below:

Slick Rick Honored At Latin Mixx Awards 2015

The annual Latin Mixx Awards took place at Stage 48 in New York City on July 30th, as legendary DJs, tastemakers, artists and entrepreneurs were all in attendance to celebrate their peers. For his contributions to music and public service, Slick Rick was presented the "Mixx Cares Humanitarian" Award by rapper Fat Joe.

Slick Rick To Receive Latin Mixx "Mixx Cares Humanitarian Award"

LMX Humanitarian 2015 Slick Rick IG Congratulations are in order for "The Ruler"! Slick Rick is the 2015 Latin Mixx "Mixx Cares Humanitarian Award" recipient. The Latin Mixx Conference and Awards is a premier DJ conference that is accredited for their exclusivity of the Latin DJ market. The Latin Mixx Conference creates a unique and effective way to unify key influential figures within the Latin market with up and coming DJs, entrepreneurs, artists and many more.

The Latin Mixx Awards creators and committee feel that Slick Rick’s contributions to the music industry are so significant that they transcend to the new generations. He is an inspiration, mentor and Leader to the music community. His musical career is an example of hard work and perseverance that is to be admired and celebrated. We would also like to shed light to his philanthropic endeavors which have allowed him to remain in touch with the youth of the community and help them flourish in life and academics.

Celebrate this amazing honor with Slick Rick and join him at Stage48 in New York City on Thursday, July 30th. Get tickets HERE.