Long time pals Slick Rick and revered publicist Wendy Day have teamed up to create an audiobook edition of HOW TO GET A RECORD DEAL. The book, (narrated by Slick Rick) is Wendy Day’s sage guidebook for anyone passionate about cracking the hard-to-penetrate music business and is available at www.iwantarecorddeal.com and http://www.ricktheruler.net/.
About Slick Rick
Grammy-nominated Slick Rick is “Hip-Hop’s Greatest Storyteller.” He was originally a member of Doug E. Fresh’s Get Fresh Crew, and released four solo albums on Def Jam Records. His music has been sampled and interpolated over 600 times by such artist as Beyonce, Kanye West, Miley Cyrus, Amy Winehouse, Notorious BIG, Nas, Method Man, Mary J Blige and TLC. He is a VH-1 Hip-Hop Honors recipient, and more than a dozen items from his personal collection are part of a collection at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. In April 2016, Rick became a US Citizen after a 20-year immigration battle.
About Wendy Day
Wendy Day founded Rap Coalition in 1992. She has devoted her career to educating and supporting artists, and has helped build some of the biggest stars in urban and pop music. Additionally, she has worked with a veritable who’s who of urban music, playing pivotal roles in the careers of Master P, C-Murder, Do Or Die, Twista, Beats By The Pound, Eminem, Cash Money Records, BG, Lil Wayne, Hot Boyz, Juvenile, Boosie, Webbie, David Banner, Fiend, Ras Kass, Young Buck, Trouble, Slick Rick, and many others. Wendy has written for such publications as The Source, AllHipHop.com and Ozone Magazine, and she’s been included on the Source Power 30 List twice. Wendy often called upon to speak at universities and industry conferences and conventions. In 2017, Wendy Day will celebrate her 25th Anniversary in the music business.