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.
ICYMI: Rick Ross Throws Shade At Drake On "Color Money"
As you may have seen yesterday, Rick Ross released a new record off the upcoming Black Market album, "Color Money." With the album arriving in two days time, some extra hype is always nice, so it may be strategic that this latest leak takes a few shots at Drake. Then again, it was a leak that's since been taken down, so it could be inadvertent. Either way, it's got people talking.
Rick Ross' Baby Mama Upset With How Much 50 Cent's Lawyers Are Spending
Rick Ross' baby mama, Lastonia Leviston, won a $7 million judgement against Fif in court this past July, a few days prior to 50 filing for bankruptcy. The judgement came after a legal battle between the two, centering around 50's purported release of the Leviston's sex tape online.
Rick Ross Reveals Tracklist For “Renzel Remixes”
Continuing with the madness that is today’s big releases, Ricky Rozay is about to drop off his new mixtape, Renzel Remixes, in the next couple hours. But before he does so, the MMG bawse decided to share the official tracklist with us ahead of time first.
Rick Ross Covers The Source
Rick Ross just dropped off a new leak from Black Market, "Crocodile Python," which coincides with the album pre-order becoming available for Black Market, as well as his new magazine cover of The Source's holiday issue.