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.
Rick Ross Arrested For Marijuana In Georgia
It's been a minute since we've heard about a Rick Ross run-in with the police, mainly, we hear about him through various lawsuits these days. Nonetheless, the rapper was arrested this afternoon on a marijuana charge.
Top Tracks Of The Week: May 25- May 31
10) 50 Cent ft. Jeremih, 2 Chainz and T.I. – Get Low Like all of 50’s recent stabs at radio play, this single fell off fast. “Get Low” dropped eight spots from its first-week appearance at number two, landing at the bottom end of our top ten. 9) Jeezy ft. Rich Homie Quan – I Might
Who Had The Better Verse: Wale Vs. Meek Mill
Rick Ross changed the landscape of rap when he forged his indomitable empire Maybach Music Group. His new signees, Wale and Meek Mill, were unproven commodities who simply needed a chance to thrive and eclipse expectations. Under Ross' tutelage, both artists have sculpted strong careers and have expanded their fanbases exponentially. Wale’s poetic ambiance fused with Meek’s rugged and street demeanor is what makes MMG go. When they’re both on a track, you’re almost guaranteed nothing but energy and fiery bars.
50 Cent Sues Rick Ross For Allegedly Leaking His Own Baby Mama's Sex Tape
Back in March, we learned that 50 Cent was being taken to court by Lastonia Leviston (who has a child with Rick Ross) for allegedly leaking out her sex tape. Now, Fif's claiming that Rozay himself was behind the leak, and to deflect the blame, is suing the MMG bawse.
Top Tracks: May 10 - May 17
Another week, another fresh crop of songs raiding our Top Ten. Let’s get to it. 10) Omarion ft. DeJ Loaf, Trey Songz, Ty Dolla $ign and Rick Ross – Post To Be (Remix) This re-working of Omarion’s hit was smart enough to keep its most famous, meme-spawning line. And like that line, it’s hanging around for another week.
Rick Ross Facing Lawsuit For Using Old Jay Z Photo In "Movin' Bass" Video
It looks like Rick Ross is facing another lawsuit from hip-hop photographer Armen Djerrahian. If you remember last year (in May to be exact), Rozay was sued by Armen for using photographs that he’d taken without his permission, and now apparently the same thing happened in Rozay’s latest music video.
TBT: Rick Ross' 2006-2010 Era
Over the years, Rick Ross has made his way from a Slip-n-Slide Records artist to an empirical kingpin. How did he do it? Well, there's a lot of moves you could attribute to his success, but basically, he did it by putting out good music. His first two records paved the way for the Maybach Music Group's beginnings. MMG released Deeper Than Rap as its first official album, and Ross has been building an empire ever since, putting on MCs like Meek Mill, Wale, and Stalley to a huge audience.
DJ Khaled's Top 5 Posse Anthems
As far DJs go, there's no one who sells more music than DJ Khaled. Khaled Khaled (no typo) is far from just a DJ though. The Miami hip-hop magnate is the founder and CEO of We the Best Music Group, which includes artists like Ace Hood and dancehall superstar Movado, and the President of Def Jam South, which helped revive Def Jam as a whole toward the end of the '00s.
Underrated Audio: May 3 - May 9
Underrated Audio is back on our mission to supply you with exciting new music you may have missed upon initial browsing, from artists who haven't quite broken the mainstream. The talent is there, the quality uncut.
Lyrical Allegiance: Picking Pacquiao/Mayweather Sides Through Song
For the majority of a decade, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather have been busy cementing their legacies as boxers, all while manifesting a near mythic pop culture status - established largely in part to their potential matchup.
Money On Money: Rappers Endorsing Floyd Mayweather
For years boxing fans both rabid and casual have been eagerly awaiting, theorizing, and fantasizing about the potential of a Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao matchup. With the dream match finally coming to fruition on Saturday, May 2nd - high-profile fans of the sport and/or the fighters have come out of the wood-works to wave their respective flags.
Boosie Badazz Shares "Touch Down 2 Cause Hell" Tracklist
We've been waiting on Boosie Badazz's Touch Down 2 Cause Hell since last fall, and on May 26th, it looks like we'll finally be receiving it. After sharing updated cover art in November, the Baton Rouge MC has now given us the tracklist. Check it out below.
Top Tracks: April 13 - April 19
Here’s a countdown of what HotNewHipHop readers we’re listening to the most this week, according to our Top 100 chart. 10) Flying Lotus ft. Kendrick Lamar - Eyes Above K-Dot collaborated with free-jazz beatsmith and all-around musical madman Flying Lotus on FlyLo’s latest album You’re Dead! with the frantic track “Never Catch Me.”