May 23, 2008

Slick Rick finally pardoned By New York Governor


Slick Rick
Slick Rick, convicted of attempted murder in 1991, has received a full pardon from Gov. David A. Paterson. The governor said in a statement that he decided to pardon Mr. Walters, who was released from prison in 1997, to prevent him from being deported to Britain, where Mr. Walters was born and lived until the age of 11.

Full story here.


  1. Best news I’ve heard all day.

  2. J. Soul

    Congrats Ricky D! Maybe he’ll make a new record now…or least get on some records! 43 is old for a rap star, but damn I’d love to hear him as much as a new Rakim record!

  3. All hail Rick the Ruler!!

  4. jayoh fellonious

    This was bound to happen at some point, great news!

  5. epic

    good to see you rapping at hip hop in the park j soul that was more exciting than a slick rick record. Did you retire and come back?

  6. Rick The Ruler is my favorite rapper of all time.

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