Trick Trick Addresses Alleged Rick Ross Confrontation In Detroit
A few days ago, news broke that Rick Ross had been turned away from a show in Detroit, indicating that he was barred from entry to a venue by local rapper Trick Trick and his crew. Trick is known for bring a "No Fly Zone" policy to Detroit, in which artists who did not collaborate with the city's artists, or support its scene, are not allowed to perform within its borders.
The Tortoise & The Hare: First Week vs. Longterm Sales
Slow and steady wins the race, or so they say. In an era of immediate consumption and instant gratification, we want something the second it becomes available, if not before. We wait in line overnight so we can be the first in our group of friends to have the newest iPhone, Call of Duty, or retro Jawwdins. Being a first adopter is a pride thing, and some care about it more than others, but nobody wants to be left out.
Rick Ross Named Brand Ambassador Of mCig Electronic Cigarettes
Rick Ross may have lost his Reebok sponsorship last year, but he hasn't had any trouble picking up new deals. The MMG bawse has now landed an unlikely partnership with mCig electronic cigarettes. Rozay will serve as the brand ambassador for the company's mCig and VitaCig lines, and will eventually introduce his own branded device, "Mastermind" in 2015. The rapper released a statement detailing his role in the brand today.
Rick Ross Reportedly "In Fear Of His Life" After Being Turned Away From Detroit Concert [Update: Rick Ross Speaks On Incident]
Earlier this year, Detroit's Trick-Trick released a single entitled "No Fly Zone" that saw him and Royce Da 5'9" attempting to enact a citywide ban on rappers who don't collaborate with Detroit artists or contribute in some way to the city's hip-hop scene. Now it seems like his call to action has been answered by other Motor City residents, as one hundred people congregated outside of local radio station HOT 107.5′s annual Summer Jamz concert last night, with the intent of barring headliner Rick Ross from entry.
Mase Reveals New Single "Billboard" To Feature Kanye West & Rick Ross
Mase is getting back into the swing of things as he prepares to drop a new album, titled Now We Even, in the fall of 2014, which will be his first album since 2004's Welcome Back.
Watch Future, Rick Ross, YG, Wiz Khalifa, Mase And More Perform At Atlanta Birthday Bash 19
The 19th annual Atlanta Birthday Bash, a concert thrown by the city's Hot 107.9 station, went down last night. Boasting performances from Meek Mill, Future, Ludacris, YG, Jeezy, Wiz Khalifa, Young Dro, Rick Ross, Yo Gotti, Waka Flocka Flame, B.o.B, K. Camp, Mase, Cash Out, Kid Ink and Sevyn Streeter, the concert brought together a bunch of the biggest names in hip-hop. Now we've got videos of most of the performances -- watch 'em below. Meek Mill
BTS Photos: Video Shoot For DJ Khaled's "They Don't Love You No More" With Meek Mill, French Montana & Rick Ross
DJ Khaled is hoping to take over yet another summer with his new single "They Don't Love You No More," which he enlisted Jay Z, Meek Mill, French Montana and Rick Ross to appear on.
French Montana, Lil Wayne & Rick Ross To Collaborate On Kanye West-Produced "Lose It"
Teaser artwork for a track with French Montana, Lil Wayne, and Rick Ross was released by The Source late last night. This will be the third time that Montana, Wayne and Ross have appeared on a song together. Initially, the trio collaborated on Montana's "Pop That," a single from 2013's Excuse My French.
Rick Ross Just Got A Pretty Crazy Face Tattoo
While face tats are fairly normal practice in the rap game, some definitely grab a little more attention than others. Of course, Gucci Mane's infamous ice cream cone-- which was emblazoned on his cheek --rings a bell, and now Rick Ross has just got himself a slightly less alarming, but certainly very eye-catching new ink.
British Concert Promotor Wants To Sue Rick Ross, But Can't Find Him
With a larger-than-life appearance like his, Rick Ross is the last guy you'd expect to be difficult to locate, but that's exactly what a British concert promotor is having trouble with. Christian Ezechie of the promotion company Executive Decision claims that Rozay owes him $200,000 for a concert he never showed up to, but cannot get in contact with him.
Suge Knight Wants To Fight Rick Ross [Update: Rick Ross Responds]
Suge Knight is known to talk crazy from time-to-time and, today, he's making headlines yet again for that very reason. Just moments after claiming that children need more positive role models in the same interview with PopCandiesTV, the Death Row mogul threatened violence on Rick Ross.
Rick Ross Sued By Photographer For Illegally Using Images
Rick Ross is facing a new lawsuit, as reported by TMZ. The big bawse of MMG is being sued by photographer, Armen Djerrahian, who claims in a new suit that the rapper is using his photographs without his permission.
Rick Ross Performed "Box Chevy" While Walking Adrien Broner To The Ring
Rick Ross seems to be popping up all over the boxing world today. After he and 2 Chainz were spotted escorting Floyd Mayweather to his weigh-in earlier today, Rozay showed up again less than an hour ago walking Adrien Broner to the ring and even performing his track "Box Chevy" on the way.
Rick Ross Currently Has An Advice Column In Rolling Stone
Rick Ross may not be the first person you would think to go to for advice, but Rolling Stone is nevertheless providing you with a way to let the boss help you with your problems. While rumors that Rozay was scoring his own column in Rolling Stone arose a few months back, it's officially been confirmed today, as the "Ask Rick Ross" feature appeared in all its glory today.
Review: August Alsina's "Testimony"
2014 has been quite the year for debut albums thus far. Already, we’ve seen debut studio LPs from Cali artists Kid Ink, ScHoolboy Q, and YG. Now, about a year after he first splashed into mainstream Hip-hop/R&B, New Orleans singer August Alsina delivers his Def Jam debut album, Testimony. In 2013, Alsina released the radio-buzzing single “I Luv This Shit” featuring labelmate Trinidad James, and the club-friendly “Numb” with B.o.B. and Yo Gotti.
Fat Trel Discusses "GLEESH" Mixtape, Differentiates Himself From Wale
For those unaware, Washington, D.C. emcee and new Maybach Music Group signee Fat Trel just dropped a mixtape titled GLEESH. The 15-track project features Rick Ross, Wale, Rockie Fresh, Stalley and more, with production from DJ Tree Gotti, Sloan, Harry Fraud, Young Chop and others.
Charts Don’t Lie: April 6
This week we don't have many new entries to speak of, save for Sage The Gemini's Remember Me. Depending on the numbers Smoke DZA's new album Dream.ZONE.Achieve did, we may or may not see it pop up on Charts Don't Lie next week, though. This week remains fairly unexciting, as Pharrell manages to climb up the charts while Rick Ross descends, and Pharrell picks up pace sales-wise too.
Charts Don’t Lie: March 30
After Charts Don't Lie took a hiatus last week, we are back again this week just in time to highlight three important debuts on the Billboard 200. YG's My Krazy Life, Kevin Gates' By Any Means and Freddie Gibbs & Madlib's Pinata.
Rick Ross Talks 50 Cent And Hiring A Personal Assistant To Roll Blunts On Chelsea Lately
Chelsea Handler used to date 50 Cent, so it's rather touchy when Rick Ross showed up on Chelsea Lately and the two of them discussed the 50 feud. To be fair, all Chelsea wanted to know is if the two of them were still beefing, but Rozay was quick to quip: “I’m really through talkin’ about dawg. When I look up at the scoreboard, we winnin’ big,” says Ross. This is rather awkward, especially since Chelsea seemed to laugh it up infectiously with the big man. Although that didn't stop her from comparing Rozay’s beard to a "hemorrhoid cushion."
Rick Ross' 15 Most Outrageous Boasts On "Mastermind"
Rick Ross is excessive by nature, sometimes when it's not even necessary. To be fair, he was forced to be this way after the feud with 50 Cent and being outed as a correctional officer through those infamous photos. After the flames, Ross decided to expand his myth and rattle off one No. 1 album after another (the critically acclaimed Teflon Don is the only album to peak at No. 2).