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.
Rick Ross Takes Shots At 50 Cent On "Wing Stop (Remix)"
Rick Ross and 50 Cent have been at odds with each other for a minute. Their feud started in 2009, supposedly at the BET Awards, and things spiraled out from there. 50 went on to expose Rozay's background as a correctional officer, and got Ross' baby mama involved.
50 Cent's Sex Tape Case Will Continue Despite Bankruptcy Filing
A federal judge ruled that 50 Cent's sex tape case may continue in spite of the rapper's new chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.
Trae Tha Truth Reveals "Tha Truth" Tracklist
Houston legend Trae tha Truth has been teasing us in the lead up to Tha Truth with such well-titled bangers as "Tricken Every Car I Get" feat. Future & Boosie and "I Don't Give A Fuck" feat. Rick Ross.
50 Cent Ordered To Pay Rick Ross' Baby Mama $5 Million In Emotional Damages
The Manhattan Supreme Court has ordered 50 Cent to pay Lavonia Leviston, Rick Ross' baby mama, $5 million in damages for uploading her sex tape to the internet in 2009.
Gunplay Reveals "Living Legend" Tracklist
Gunplay's debut album is finally on its way. The MMG rapper revealed the official cover art earlier in the week, and has now come through with the official tracklist. The LP is an economic 11 tracks. It has a good number of features, but not to an overwhelming degree. As we saw on previously released tracks, YG, Rick Ross, Stalley, and Curren$y make guest appearances, as do PJK, Triple Cs, Yo Gotti, and Masspike Miles.
Rick Ross Reportedly Prepping New Album "Black Dollar"
Rick Ross is free at the moment, after making his $2 million bail. The MMG boss, once a prison guard himself, was locked up after kidnapping and assaulting the caretaker of his property. Although Rozay is dealing with some heavy matters then, he's still found a way to promote himself and new music he's working on.
Meek Mill Calls Rick Ross Kidnapping Charges "Bullshit"
Meek Mill was released from jail earlier this year after spending five months behind bars, and while he's now in a great place (his new album is set to move somewhere around 200,000 copies first week), his friend and collaborator, Rick Ross, has found himself locked up.
Rick Ross Released From Jail After Posting $2 Million Bail
After spending the last week in jail for allegedly pistol-whipping his groundskeeper, Rick Ross appeared for his bail hearing this afternoon along with his bodyguard Nadrian James and was released after posting a hefty bail, according to TMZ. The conditions: Ross will put up $2 million total -- $1 million equity from the ex-Holyfield mansion he owns as well as another property, a $500,000 surety bond, and $500k in cash.
Scott Storch Confident Singles By Rick Ross & Chris Brown Will Lift Him Out Of Bankruptcy
Scott Storch was once one of the most sought-after producers in the game, but his downfall is as well-known as his success. Addictions he picked up within the industry are said to have drained the beatmaker of both his $70 million net worth, and his desire to make music, and despite returning to music on Rick Ross' Mastermind in 2014, Storch just recently filed for bankruptcy.
Rick Ross Denied Bond After Assault, Battery & Kidnapping Charges
Earlier today (June 25), we reported that Rick Ross was arrested on charges of aggravated assault, aggravated battery, and kidnapping. Ross's bodyguard was also arrested on the latter two charges.
50 Cent Clowns Rick Ross's Arrest On Instagram
Fiddy has no chill when it comes to clowning his fellow industry moguls on Instagram. After Diddy's arrest for assaulting a UCLA coach with a kettlebell, 50 Cent let loose a series of Instagram posts poking fun at his Ciroc competitor's unhinged temper.
Rick Ross Arrested After Allegedly Pistol-Whipping Groundskeeper
Rick Ross was reportedly arrested Wednesday morning in Fayette County, Georgia on charges of kidnapping, aggravated assault, and aggravated battery charges.