By Thomas Sellers Jr.
He’s back. The Professor of Memphis Rap and Millington own “Knowledge” Nick Hicks dropped The New Memphis today. Previous releases from Knowledge Nick were The Enlightenment, The Transcribed Sentiment and the 2012 LP Memphis The Soul of Hip Hop. After a year of work in the studio, it’s time for the world to hear The New Memphis. This latest album from the 2007 Millington Central High School graduate features seven tracks and artist like The Mighty Quinn, TNT and Bartholomew Jones. Tracks were produced by Arze Kareem, Maxptah, Genesis, Ponce Beyond, B Rich and Paragon. “I am extremely proud of this product,” Hicks said. “It’s me getting back to the true Knowledge Nick, like The Enlightenment.” Hicks, a 2012 graduated of The University of Memphis, said the album is a blend of Memphis Rap and his sound. Known for his lyrical content and vast knowledge of hip hop history, Hicks said The New Memphis will showcase his skills. He describes the latest CD as a progressive, alternative sound. A full length album will be released by Hicks in the summer of 2015. Meanwhile, the 25-year-old will be touring and promoting The New Memphis. Tracks are available at itune and www.artisttreeent.com. For more information, contact Knowledge Nick at k
nowledgenick.com or 596-9759.