Slick Rick knows a good thing when he sees it. And the eye-patched lyricist also has his priorities straight as to what's important in life. Does he think selling millions of records was his greatest accomplishment? Nah... Rick says:
"I guess my biggest accomplishment would be to purchase some real estate in the Bronx ... to have something to fall back on a rainy day" [Associated Press]
On top of running from INS, fighting extradition to his native Britain and getting pardoned by the equally smooth NY Governor Paterson, the Slick one still found time to make a wise investment in Bronx real estate. Rick, you're my hero. Now let's put this bloke in charge of administering the bailout package. He clearly knows what's going on.
Slick Rick among honorees at VH1 Hip Hop Honors [Associated Press]