Slick Rick carved his identify into the hip-hop historical past books along with his 1988 basic The Great Adventures of Slick Rick. 30 years later, the Bronx transplant is celebrating the challenge by re-releasing the newly remastered album that includes some content material that's by no means been heard earlier than within the deluxe package deal on his official web site.
The vogue icon initially launched the standout effort on Nov. 1, 1988 Def Jam Recordings, the place he signed as solely their third artist. Different combos of the repackaged album that includes a vinyl document and merchandise can be found for pre-order by means of Slick Rick's on-line retailer. Physical copies of the CD will probably be shipped Feb. 22, 2019, whereas vinyl data are slated to exit March 15, 2019.
Rick The Ruler has additionally unveiled a brand new observe that didn't find yourself making his magnum opus in "Snakes of the World Today," which hits streaming companies Friday (Nov. 2). In mixture with the rerelease of The Great Adventures, the 53-year-old crafted a pair of limited-edition t-shirts in celebration of the previous R&B chart-topping album that will probably be bought by means of Bravado and Rick's on-line store beginning Friday (Nov. 2).
Earlier in 2018, Rick informed Billboard that if he had the prospect to remake The Great Adventures, he would have blended up the observe record's order. "I’d have put it out in a special order," he mentioned. "You understand how they are saying you place your finest foot ahead after which no matter after that? Like, after we launched the album, the primary document that was put out was referred to as 'Teenage Love,' which SHOULD have been 'Children’s Story' or 'Mona Lisa.'"
Shop the gathering at Slick Rick's web site.