Congratulations are in order: Slick Rick is finally a U.S. citizen after 40 years in the country!
According to TMZ, the rapper has been pursuing citizenship in the States for more than 23 years.
TMZ got photos of Rick celebrating outside a NYC courthouse after he sworn in on Friday morning. The rap legend said, “I am so proud of this moment, and so honored to finally become an American citizen.” Although now a U.S. citizen, the rapper will not give up his British citizenship.
In 19176, Slick Rick and his parents moved to the Bronx. There, he met Doug E. Fresh while in school.
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