Lira Galore Confirms Split With Rick Ross
Rick Ross' and Lira Galore got engaged early in their relationship, but it didn't take long for things to get rocky.
Hottest Mixtapes Of 2015
This year, it became increasingly difficult to discern the difference between mixtapes and albums. When the year's bestselling rap release (Drake's If You're Reading This, It's Too Late) was announced as a "mixtape" but was immediately sold on iTunes, the waters become a little murky for everyone.
50 Cent Reportedly Suing Rick Ross Over "In Da Club" Sample
The 50 Cent/Rick Ross beef has produced numerous entertaining moments over the course of the last few months.
Hottest 50 Songs Of 2015
It's holiday season, and that means it's time to start rolling out the year-end lists. There was almost too much good music to handle, as notable releases week after week meant that only the hottest tracks were able to attain a shelf-life of longer than a couple of months.
A$AP Ferg Reveals Missy Elliott, ScHoolboy Q, Rick Ross & More Will Be On "Always Strive & Prosper"
Ferg had been off the map for most of this year, but he's recently come back into the spotlight in a big way.
Did Rick Ross' Donald Trump "Threat" Get His Album Pulled From Walmart?
If you listened to Rick Ross' new album Black Market, you probably caught the line “Assassinate Trump like I’m Zimmerman," on track 1. If anything, you may have been a bit weirded out by Rozay's choice to use Zimmerman's name in the punchline, but it was actually the Trump portion that media analyst Mark Dice took offense to, going as far as calling it a "terrorist threat".
Charts Don't Lie: December 16th
This week we had a bunch of high profile releases, some of which fared better than others. G-Eazy led the pack with an impressive placement at number 5, while Rozay followed close behind at 6. Later on, the showing become a bit more modest, with Dreamville at 29, Curren$y at 30, Kid Cudi at 36 and Jeremih at 41.Take a look at the full breakdown of releases and sales below.
Rick Ross Is Making A Gangster Movie
Many rappers have made the transition to film as actors or producers, but few have made the transition via writing the actual screenplay. Rick Ross is hoping to do just that.
Top Tracks: December 7 - December 13
We're quickly approaching the holidays, which means the year-end lists are in full effect. While many of us are looking back at the abundance of great music that's dropped over the past 50 weeks, some of our favorite rappers are showing no signs of showing down. Shortly after dropping his Black Friday remix package with Kendrick Lamar, J.
Review: Rick Ross' "Black Market"
Rick Ross has made a career off directly opposing the idea of rap as reality, painting gangster tales with strokes so broad and bold that the final product seemed exaggerated even before we learned of his past as a corrections officer. This approach was novel for a while, producing the brilliantly mafioso'd Deeper Than Rap and the unrepentant, trap-popularizing swagger of Teflon Don, but when we arrived at two more full-lengths last year, Rozay seemed winded.
First Week Sales For G-Eazy, Rick Ross, Curren$y, & Kid Cudi
G-Eazy took home the top-selling hip-hop album this week. According to HDD, his sophomore album When It's Dark Out moved 93,000 units and 97k sales-plus-streaming (SPS), well ahead of Rick Ross' Black Market, which moved 57k units SPS. Curren$y's Canal St Confidential sold 18k units SPS, narrowly ahead of Kid Cudi's Speedin Bullet 2 Heaven, which sold 15k.
50 Cent Clowns Rick Ross For "Black Market" Sales Numbers
50 Cent's trollishness is reaching dizzying heights in 2015. His most recent effort -- taking shots at his favorite target Rick Ross and clowning the Black Market album sales numbers.
The Rick Ross Holiday Gift Guide
With the release of Black Market, Rick Ross laced us with a whole new set of luxury raps over rich production. Amidst his boss-level kingpin talk, Ross peppers the tracks with material possessions that are usually reserved for the financially elite.
Top Tracks: November 30 - December 6
We got a wealth of new music last Friday, and, indeed, Rick Ross, Kid Cudi, and Jeremih all added tracks off their new albums to this week's Top 10. Lyrically-minded fans are still reeling from the week before, though, when Kendrick and Cole exchanged remixes. Both "Black Friday" tracks comfortably stuck around for this week's Top 10.
Rick Ross Is Waiting To See If He'll End Up On Kanye West's "SWISH"
Rick Ross released his Black Market LP this week, which is his fifth full-length project in the last two years. On top of always keeping up an enviable volume of solo material, Rozay continues to be ever-present as a featured artist. In a new interview with Rolling Stone, he shared his personal favorite guest verse that he's done, and it shouldn't surprise anyone.
Rick Ross, Kid Cudi & G-Eazy's First Week Sales Projections Are In
We're only one day into the sales week, but we already have an idea of what the final numbers will be looking like. With Rick Ross, Kid Cudi, and G-Eazy going head-to-head, it was sure to be an interesting one, and looking at the estimations, it's should be a surprising turnout.
Rick Ross & Lira Galore Pose Together For Paper Magazine
For a minute there, it seemed as though Rick Ross and Lira Galore/Mercer's relationship was finished, as rumors circulated that Rozay had called off their engagement. Whatever went down there, it seems they're back on track to get married.
Listen To Rick Ross' New Album "Black Market"
Ricky Rozay has definitely been in the giving spirit this Holiday season. Last week, the MMG bawse dropped off a little warmup tape called #RenzelRemixes to get us ready for his eighth studio album Black Market, which was just made available for purchase on iTunes at midnight.
Rick Ross Doesn't Respect Birdman's Treatment Of Lil Wayne
Rick Ross returned to The Breakfast Club this morning, as a last bit of promo before his album Black Market impacts tomorrow. He also had a burst of promo this week when his "Color Money" song leaked, purveying disses to Drake and perhaps Lil Wayne or Birdman depending how you take the lyrics.
Over The Hill: Rappers Turning 40 In 2016
Rap is traditionally a young man's sport. Generally speaking, the 'greatest albums of all time' were put out by youngsters. As rappers age, their albums usually become duller than the early work they're best known for. Almost every rapper has fallen victim to this trend.