This Day In Hip Hop and Rap History

This Day In Hip Hop and Rap History

May 25th – Slick Rick released his fourth, and latest album to date, the gold-selling “The Art Of Storytelling”, on Def Jam Records, on this day in 1999.

“The Art Of Storytelling” would be the British-born legendary MC’s highest charting album ever.

It would also be his first set since 1994’s “Behind Bars”.

“The Art Of Storytelling” would contain the singles “Unify”, featuring Snoop Dogg, “Kill”, “We Turn It On”, featuring long-time collaborator Doug E. Fresh and the hit “Street Talkin’”, featuring Outkast.

Other guests on “The Art Of Storytelling” would include Nas, Canibus, Raekwon of The Wu-Tang Clan, Peter Gunz, Q-Tip, Redman, Kid Capri and Ed Lover.

Producers on “The Art Of Storytelling” included, Jazze Pha, Dame Grease, DJ Clark Kent and Trackmasters among several others.