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.
Rick Ross To Release New Album "Black Dollar" This Week
After promising new music yesterday, Rick Ross comes through with new single "Foreclosures" and announces that he's dropping an album on Thursday, September 3.
Rick Ross Is Dropping New Music Tomorrow
Rick Ross hasn't released much music since last November's Hood Billionaire and he's been getting a lot of media attention for a variety of recent legal imbroglios -- getting arrested for marijuana possession, pistol whipping his groundskeeper,
Rick Ross Getting Sued For $55,000 By Party Promoters
Promotional group Conexts is suing Rick Ross for $55,000 plus damages for not sufficiently promoting their Super Bowl party, per their agreement. The group planned to throw a party on January 30 at the Scottsdale Mall Amphitheater. According to TMZ, Ross was supposed to post daily on social media about the event for two weeks but only posted once (see his post below), and the event was cancelled due to meager ticket sales.
Judge Allows Rick Ross To Travel Outside Georgia With Ankle Monitor
Rick Ross was given permission by a judge to travel freely for business purposes, six weeks after being released from jail on $2 million bail with the stipulation that he not leave the state of Georgia.
Review: Gunplay's "Living Legend"
Gunplay, AKA Don Logan, has had a rough ride as a rapper. Once a ghost writer for Trina, alongside his current employer Rick Ross, he has spent the last few years adapting himself to the current rap landscape, painting himself as a lyrically adept yet drug-addled maniac; if you wanted to reduce him to absolute caricature, imagine a guy dressed like Waka Flocka Flame doing the scene from "Always Sunny" where Charlie Day kicks open the door of a van while screaming out "WILD CARD, BITCHES!!!!" Yeah, that guy made a rap album.
Rap Industry Recap: July 2015
Business moves quick, and that's no exception for the rap world. From the hottest new signings to movie deals to album pushbacks, the industry is constantly in motion. It can be hard to keep up with at times, so we've consolidated all of the must-hear information from the past month, all in one place. Be on the look out for this monthly recap of news-worthy items you may have missed to stay afloat with the industry.
Stream Gunplay's Debut Album "Living Legend"
As many artists tend to do these days, Gunplay has released a full album stream prior to his debut album's expected release at the end of the week. The long-awaited album, Living Legend, features the lead DJ Mustard-produced single "Wuzhanindoe" with YG, as well as appearances from Rick Ross, Curren$y, Stalley and more. View the tracklist below, and hit play on the stream. Let us know your initial thoughts-- was Living Legend worth the wait? Tracklist
50 Cent Ordered To Pay $2 Million More In Sex Tape Case
A Manhattan jury ruled today that 50 Cent must pay Lastonia Leviston $2 million on top of the $5 million in punitive damages he was ordered to pay her two weeks ago as restitution for posting her sex tape online in 2009.
Stream Trae Tha Truth's New Album "Tha Truth"
Trae Tha Truth, who celebrated "Trae Day" in Houston yesterday, is following that up on Friday with the release of his new studio effort, also titled after himself, Tha Truth.