Bawse Moves: How Rick Ross Shifted Focus In 2015
Rick Ross' 2014 was dominated by two huge albums, with March's Mastermind arriving after months of promo, and November's no-less-gargantuan Hood Billionaire coming as more of a surprise. When asked why he chose to become the first major-label rap artist to release two studio albums in one year since 2010, the typically braggadocios Rozay responded: "That’s how bosses do it, ya heard me?
Rick Ross Announces New Album Title
Rick Ross was on The Breakfast Club on Power 105.1 this morning, where he not only premiered his new single "Sorry," he revealed the title of the album it's attached too.
Top Tracks: September 28 - October 4
10) The Game feat. Diddy - Standing On Ferraris In his search for another hit, The Game is an equal opportunity employer. The decidedly West Coast rapper is even willing to reach out to the figurehead of the label that was once at the forefront of the East Coast sound -- though he only grants him a speaking role. "Standing On Ferraris" didn't budge in its second week on the charts, holding strong at #10.
Rick Ross Announces New Single "Sorry" Featuring Chris Brown
After whetting our appetite with his surprise mixtape, Black Dollar, Rick Ross is already gearing up for the next project. The next project will be a new album-- keep in mind he's already dropped two studio albums in 2014, so we'll have to see if he caps off the fourth quarter with a third album or if he'll be waiting until the new year.
Rick Ross Countersues Groundskeeper, Claims 50 Cent Set Him Up
The ongoing conflict between Rick Ross and 50 Cent just heated up big time.
Rick Ross Responds To Rape Lawsuit
Yesterday, news circulated that Rick Ross had been sued for rape by association. Basically, a woman being referred to as Jane Doe filed a lawsuit, claiming that one of Rick Ross' affiliates, Thaddeus "Black" James, sexually assaulted her during Grammy weekend. Obviously it's a pretty serious situation, especially for an artist who was previously in hot water regarding some date rape-y lyrics.
Top Tracks: September 14 - September 20
Drake didn't get the top spot, but he once again proved why it's foolish to ever count him out. Let's get to it... 10) 2 Chainz - No Off Dayz 2 Chainz and Zaytoven sounded like a can't-miss proposition. The combination of trap's clown prince and it's beatmaking king undoubtedly drew the HNHH masses to this song, but Tity Boi didn't hold up his end.
Rick Ross & Affiliate Sued For Allegedly Raping A Woman
Rick Ross has had to dance around the conversation of rape in the past, when his lyrics on an "U.O.E.N.O." remix seemingly promoted date rape, and even lost him his deal with Reebok. Unfortunately, it looks like the heavy topic is coming back into play, as Rozay is being n
Rick Ross Gets Engaged To Lira Mercer
There’s wedding bells in the air for one MMG member, and we’re not talking about Meek & Nicki quite yet either. On Thursday night, Rick Ross reportedly got engaged to his girlfriend Lira Mercer, aka Lira Galore as she goes by in the social media world.
Rick Ross Loses Copyright Infringement Claim Over LMFAO's "Everyday I'm Shufflin" T-Shirts
Back in January 2014, we reported on a new lawsuit from the desk of Rick Ross. The rapper was suing LMFAO for copyright infringement, over the fact that they had a "direct interpolation" from his 2006 hit "Hustlin'" in their own single, "Party Rock Anthem." On top of which, they began a clothing line which featured the lyric in question ("everyday I'm shufflin'") prominently.
Rick Ross' Baby Mama Accuses Him Of Stealing Car From Their Son
Rick Ross' baby mama, Tia Kemp, is accusing him of stealing a car from their son. This morning, Kemp posted a picture of her son standing next to a BMW Alpina B7, and wrote, "Stolen Car Alert!!!... Rick Ross takes the car from his Son Again!!," tagging a few gossip sites in the picture.
Ranking Rick Ross' 7 Albums From Worst To Best
By dropping his newest mixtape Black Dollar, Rick Ross added another great addition to his line of releases, album and mixtapes alike. It always seems to be that mixtapes hit harder than albums (remember Rich Forever?), but let's divert our attention back to Ross' albums for a minute.
Review: Scarface's "Deeply Rooted"
Despite his notoriety as a pioneer of Southern rap music and lyrical depth, Scarface remains low-key with his legendary status. And reasonably so. There’s a lot going on in the mind of the 44-year-old Geto Boy.
Review: Rick Ross' "Black Dollar"
Rick Ross is a work horse. Despite legal troubles, the Maybach Music boss just released a seventeen-track mixtape to hold us over until his next official project. Mind you, Ross released a #1 overall album last year in Mastermind, along with a #2 rap release in Hood Billionaire. He's been having a quiet year musically, but that all changed this past Thursday when he dropped Black Dollar.
50 Cent Takes A Picture With The Victim Of Rick Ross' Kidnapping & Assault
Remember when Rick Ross was charged with assault, battery and kidnapping for supposedly pistol-whipping one of his groundskeepers? Apparently Rozay did the guy so bad that he couldn't eat solid food. Ross spent about a week in jail before getting out on $2 million bail.
Quiz: How Well Do You Know Rick Ross' "Black Dollar" Mixtape?
Giving fans very little notice, Rick Ross went ahead and dropped his Black Dollar mixtape last week. If you've checked it out, you'll know -- much like Rich Forever -- the project plays much like an album. At this point you've only had a few days to take the tape in, but for the Rozay stans who've been bumping nothing but Black Dollar this weekend, we've got a challenge for you.
Staff Picks (September 4)
It's that time of the week again. On Friday we round up the HNHH staff's favorite releases from the past week, and compile them in a no-skips-necessary playlist. We had a few notable releases this week, namely Travi$ Scott's Rodeo, Rick Ross' Black Dollar and K Camp's Only Way Is Up. However we also received new projects from Rich The Kid, TeeCee4800 and Scarface-- just the range in these artists means there's a little something for every rap fan.
Rick Ross Reveals "Black Dollar" Tracklist
Rick Ross is releasing a free project today, Black Dollar. In the short period of time since he's announced the album, he's rolled out quite a few leaks, including three records yesterday alone.
Five Things We Want From Rick Ross' "Black Dollar"
Rick Ross's last couple albums have left something to be desired. With Black Dollar coming out this Thursday, hope springs eternal that he'll regain his peak form. Despite his pear-induced weight loss, Ross is about to turn 40 years old, potentially on the downslope of his rap career and in need of boost.
Rick Ross Dropping New Music With The Dream Tomorrow
It looks like #RozayWeek is underway. After hearing the lead single, "Foreclosures," off his newly-announced Black Dollar album earlier today, the MMG boss is getting ready to share some more music with us.