In massive news, inimitable hip-hop legends Slick Rick and Raekwon will be on New Zealand shores for a co-headline show this June!
It will be the first time Slick Rick has hit a stage down under, so The Ruler will no doubt be bringing his A-game. The original storyteller, his tracks have been talked about, sampled, remixed, reworked and loved the world over since the release of his 1988 breakout album ‘The Great Adventures of Slick Rick’.
Joining Slick Rick on stage is Wu-Tang’s very own Raekwon. Emerging as part of the Clan’s on their 1993 classic ‘Enter the Wu-Tang’, Raekwon really stamped himself as a serious solo MC on his impeachable debut ‘Only Built 4 Cuban Linx’. The album debuted on the Billboard 200 chart at #4, and featured huge tracks such as “Heaven and Hell” and “Criminology”. More recently he dropped his new album ‘The Wild’ featuring more industry heavyweights CeeLo Green, G-Eazy and Lil Wayne.
Between them, they’ve worked with OutKast, Busta Rhymes, Ghostface Killah and more, and they’ll both be here in the same place, at the same time, playing tracks that helped define hip-hop.
Raekwon and Slick Rick are the perfect pairing, and will be hitting the Powerstation stage on June 9. The collective force of these two icons is something not to be missed.
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New York has the Apollo Theatre, London has Brixton Academy, and Auckland has the Powerstation, an intimate venue at the bottom of the world that has punched above its weight since the mid-1980s, hosting some of the best and biggest acts on the planet.