Slick Rick makes an impressive return on his latest mixtape titled ‘The Ruler’s Storytelling.’ The 38 track project attracts guest appearances from the late Aaliyah, Jermaine Dupri, Will Smith, Raekwon, Snoop Dogg, Jay-Z and many others.
The project arrives on the celebratory day in honor of Black music month and Juneteenth which commemorates the end of slavery. The mixtape also marks his first in two years prior to he Bronx, N.Y. native announced the release of the 30th anniversary edition of his classic debut, The Great Adventures of Slick Rick, which originally dropped in 1988.
The Great Adventures of Slick Rick was made available in digital and physical form and was delivered to fans on Feb. 22, 2019. A month later, on March 15, 2019, deluxe and standard vinyl versions of the LP were offered.
The 17-track album contains previously unreleased music including four demos and a track titled “Snakes of the World Today.”
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