Friday, October 20, 2006

Euro Rapper Plans To Fight U.S. Deportation Charges

NEW YORK (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Rap legend “Slick Rick” could be on a career skid now that he’s facing criminal charges.

That’s the biggest fear of the British-born rapper, who’s facing deportation charges for the third time since he came to America 16 years ago.

Officials claim he’s here illegally but Rick says he’s been here so long he should be allowed to stay. He’s hoping to get his fans behind the cause by holding a protest rally on Tuesday (Oct. 24).

Says Rick: “I think I’ve contributed to society. I don’t want any trouble, I just want to live my life.”

He expects to get public support for his cause from other immigrants in America facing similar situations and from artists who have been inspired by his music.

He hopes Snoop Dogg, who used Rick’s rap in his song, “La-di-da-di” will be one of his supporters.

Rick adds, “We are all the same, and nobody should be bullied.”

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