In Hip Hop History Today “Slick Rick released The Art of Storytelling” May 25, 1999
The Art of Storytelling is the fourth and thus far the final, studio album by rapper Slick Rick, released May 25, 1999, on Def Jam Recordings. The album features production from DJ Clark Kent and Kid Capri, among others. Upon its release, The Art of Storytelling proved to be Slick Rick’s highest-charting album, peaking at number eight on the Billboard 200, and number one on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, and was certified gold by the RIAA within a month of its release. Listen to The Art of Storytelling above.