Top Tracks Of The Week: Dec. 2-8
This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion. This edition features Rick Ross, Jay Z, Future, and more! Take a look at the list in the gallery above, and feel free to let us know your own favorite tracks in the comments.
Rick Ross Speaks On Delay Of "Mastermind"
Rick Ross' Mastermind album has received a push-back, which may not come as a surprise as the MMG rapper is often in the habit of delaying his projects. That being said, he did deliver a nice little compilation, MMG Priorities Vol. 1, for fans at the beginning of the week, along with a "No Games" remix.
Wale Tells Us How To Reject Women Like Mutombo
Dikembe Mutombo has been a mainstay reference for rappers since the 90s. Usually rappers are talking about how big they are, on the block, or how their money is "long like Mutombo." The NBA legend has seen a post-playing career resurgence of late as his trademark blocking prowess followed by his signature finger waving were used in a viral GEIKO commercial.
Rick Ross Reveals Art For "No Games" Remix, It Features Meek Mill & Wale
Rick Ross has been consistently tweeting about a "No Games" remix for several days now. He finally dropped the single art, revealing that fellow MMG rappers Meek Mill and Wale will be on the remix. He also revealed the remix is dropping tomorrow. Peep the single art above, and check back tomorrow for the remix. Mastermind coming December 17th.
Rick Ross Will Appear On Lady Gaga & R. Kelly's "Do What U Want" Remix
Lady Gaga has been invading the hip hop world lately. Between featuring Too Short, Twista, and T.I. on her new album, and her recent flirtations with Chief Keef, she's just about pulled a Miley.
Meek Mill To Hold "Dreamchasers Thanksgiving" In Philadelphia
Meek Mill has much to be thankful for. The MMG rapper just released one of the biggest mixtapes of the year, as well as contributing a number of verses to his crew's successful Self Made Vol. 3 compilation. Meek has thus taken the opportunity to help out those less fortunate than him this week, holding a turkey giveaway in his hometown of Philly.
Rick Ross Covers The Source Magazine [Update: Pusha T Covers The Source]
Rick Ross nabs yet another cover, following that of RESPECT magazine, Rozay also pops up on The Source magazine's new issue. For The Source's October/November issue, Ross rocks a blue fur coat and gets interviewed by Shaheem Reid. Rozay discusses his success in the game, you can check out a quote from the interview below.
Kendrick Lamar, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz & More Discuss The Wu-Tang Clan's "Enter The Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers"
It's hard to believe, but the Wu-Tang Clan's classic debut album Enter The Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers dropped 20 years ago today, on November 9th, 1993. It reached platinum status in 1995, and in 2003, was ranked #386 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. As a means of commemorating the project, MTV spoke with multiple artists about the influence it had on them.
Rick Ross Hits The Studio With Bobby Womack For "Maybach Music 5"
Rick Ross has been all over the place promoting his upcoming December release, Mastermind. He's already revealed a Jay Z collaboration is on the LP, and now he's been in the studio with another legend, singer Bobby Womack.
Rick Ross Covers RESPECT Magazine
Rick Ross has been popping up just about everywhere lately, with his "Mastermind" tour kicking off in a week's time. We see him once more on the cover of RESPECT. Rozay lands the front cover of RESPECT magazine's upcoming issue, which hits news stands on November 19th. Peep the cover in the gallery above. [via RapRadar]
Rick Ross Calls "Mastermind" A "Masterpiece," Details Jay Z Collaborations
Rick Ross is getting ready to release his new album, Mastermind, on December 17th, and he's certainly confident in the project. The MMG leader had some big statements about the upcoming project, as well as his single with Jay Z, which is set to drop any day now, in his interview with The Breakfast Club.
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Rick Ross Samples Biggie, Recalls Attempted Shooting On Track From "Mastermind"
Rick Ross is feelin' like Biggie. The MMG bawse recently held a small listening session for a couple of tracks from his upcoming LP, Mastermind, which revealed some interesting details about the project. Rozay previewed songs such as “Ultimate Price,” and “Francis Ford Coppola,” but the most notable track played was one that channelled the spirit of the late Notorious B.I.G.
Rick Ross Clarifies Reebok Situation
Everyone remembers the controversy that surrounded one particular lyrics in Rick Ross' "U.O.E.N.O," which resulted in the MMG rapper being dropped from his sponsorship for Reebok. The talk has finally calmed down, and we've actually seen Ross sporting Reebok gear in his videos, which had many wondering if he's in the process of working things out with the company. Rozay sat down with MTV to speak on the situation with himself and the shoe company.
Freeway Ricky Ross Says Jay Z Is "Corny," Rick Ross Is Funded By Police
Freeway Ricky Ross takes pretty much any chance he can get to throw dirt on the name of the man who stole his. From lawsuits to boxing match challenges, Freeway has gone at Ricky Rozay in every way possible, but has been unsuccessful in his attempts to take the big man down.
Rick Ross Reveals His New Single Will Feature Jay Z [Update: Ross Speaks On Single "The Devil Is A Lie"]
Rick Ross recently announced the release date for his upcoming album Mastermind, which will be hitting shelves December 17th. The MMG leader let go of a new Future-assisted single last month, but already has plans to drop another big track before the album arrives.
Album Stream: DJ Khaled's "Suffering From Success"
DJ Khaled's Suffering From Success dropped today, but the We The Best leader is giving fans a chance to test out the new project before purchasing, by making the album available for stream.
Rick Ross Discusses What To Expect From "Mastermind" LP
Rick Ross finally announced the release date for his sixth studio album, Mastermind, this past week. The MMG release is dropping on December 17th, and Rozay is already in promo mode. The rapper sat down with Karen Civil TV to discuss what fans can expect from the upcoming album.
Rick Ross Announces "Mastermind" Release Date
Rick Ross announced his upcoming album Mastermind awhile ago, and following that he began dropping music off the LP, he's even announced a tour-- although he hasn't given us a release date for the album, until now. Ricky Rozay announced today that his fifth studio album is set to arrive in time for Christmas, on December 17th.
DJ Khaled Talks On Choosing Features For "I Feel Like Pac/I Feel Like Biggie"
DJ Khaled dropped a new record this past week which was pretty controversial based off the title alone, "I Feel Like Pac/I Feel Like Biggie." The track, off his upcoming album, Suffering From Success, had a big line up consisting of Diddy, Rick Ross, Meek Mill, Swiz