Slick Rick and Dougie E. Fresh Bring Classic Hip-Hop Back to Queens
On Saturday night, April 18, some of the most iconic names in hip-hop gathered up at the Resorts World Casino for a special Legends of Hip-Hop concert in Queens, NY.
With over 3,00 people in attendance, fans of old-school rap were treated to a concert featuring the likes of Audio Two, Mr. Cheeks, Biz Markie, Kid 'N Play, Slick Rick and Dougie E. Fresh. Setting the tone for the night, DJ Chuck Chillout opened up the show with a special old school set. Shortly after, the New York duo known as Audio Two hit the stage to perform some of their hits including the classic "Top Billin." Queens MC and Lost Boyz member, Mr. Cheeks, followed by performing a couple of his solo joints including his early 2000's smash hit "Lights, Camera, Action."
Halfway through the night, legendary rapper, beat boxer and DJ, Biz Markie captivated the New York crowd with his beat-boxing and hit singles "Vapors" and "Just A Friend," taking many fans down memory lane with his set. Following the Biz, was popular duo Kid 'n Play, who showcased they still have what it takes to rock out on stage with the best of them. The NYC duo gave fans classic records from their 2 Hype and Funhouse albums.
The World's Greatest Entertainer, Dougie E. Fresh hit the stage around 11PM as the final act of the night. Dougie being Dougie, took over the mic and rocked the New York crowd with his beat-boxing skills and mic game. The Harlem native would welcome the legendary Slick Rick on stage with him to perform "La Di Da Di" and the classic, "The Show." Dougie treated fans to a special reggae set with the guest appearance of Vicious, who performed his platinum selling hit "Freaks." The Legends of Hip-Hop concert closed out with Slick rocking out on stage to the timeless record, "Children's Story" and both, Dougie and Slick thanking the fans attendance.