After releasing seven albums together, 2006's Back By Thug Demand [click to read] marked the end of a successful partnership between Trick Daddy and Slip-N-Slide Records' CEO Ted Lucas. With so many other acts from the "Sunshine State" gaining noteriety, many fans were wondering what happened to Trick. Now that his Dunk Ryders label is established, Miami's unofficial mayor is a free agent, and looking to make a power move. Trick Daddy spoke exclusively to HipHopDX about leaving Slip-N-Slide, his Dunk Ryders [click to read] label and rumors of him joining Rick Ross at Def Jam.
"As far as me not being on Slip-N-Slide records anymore, that was a sore growing on my foot that I healed," Trick Daddy says. "I put Neosporin on it and I can walk now. Know that people have always thought and will continue to think that I am Slip-N-Slide."
While he wouldn't explicitly outline what led to the split, Trick Daddy obviously wasn't seeing eye-to-eye with Lucas anymore saying, "It was more than just the business aspect of why I