Rick Ross "Phone Tap" Video
There weren't a whole lot of high-profile rap releases in 2014, and thus Rick Ross was able to sneak two albums into one year when plenty of rappers were still fighting for release dates. The second of the two was a little more low-key, but it's lower ambitions made it a more cohesive listen. "Phone Tap" was one of the many luxurious street records that populated the album, and it now has a cinematic music video to go along with its Godfather-esque boasting.
Wale & Jerry Seinfeld Call Rick Ross In Their Latest Vlog
The Album About Nothing dropped today, and to coincide with the release, Wale just released the latest episode of his vlog series with Jerry Seinfeld. Each episode takes its name and premise from a Seinfeld episode, and after "The Matrimony" and "The White Shoes", the latest episode is titled "The Phone Call".
Meek Mill "Ice Cream Freestyle" (Street Video)
In January, Meek Mill put out a freestyle over the famous "Ice Cream" beat, which first appeared on Raekwon's seminal Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Meek is far from the first artist to try his hand at the RZA beat, but he certainly paid his respect with some menacing bars.
Rick Ross "Movin Bass" Video
Although the final version of "Movin' Bass" was a disappointment to most fans, especially after Timbaland leaked the version that featured Tink, Rick Ross is still pushing it with an official music video. No Jay Z in the official music video, but, Rozay takes it to Hov's territory, traveling around a wintry NYC in a white Maybach.
Rick Ross Explains Why He Signed Meek Mill & Wale To MMG
Led by Rick Ross, Maybach Music Group has a pretty eclectic lineup, with Rozay signing both street rappers that are on the same page as him and less gangster-minded MCs. We've seen the two poles of MMG, Meek Mill and Wale, clash a little bit over the past year (remember #UNOTMMG?), but for the most part, the label has remained harmonious despite its varied character.
Rick Ross "Wuzzup" Video
The biggest boss in the game (besides Aubrey) drops off a new visual for his Hood Billionaire cut "Wuzzup" today. The bawse had a busy weekend in NYC for NBA All-Star Weekend, which found his MMG crew dropping off a compilation mixtape.
Troy Ave Feat. Rick Ross "All About The Money (Remix)" Video
Troy Ave Feat. Rick Ross
Troy Ave's jiggy reboot "Your Style" got plenty of spin in New York, but the more street ready, "All Bout The Money" (borrowed from fellow NY rapper Manolo Rose) has proven to be an even bigger success for Mr. Avenue. Much like "Your Style", the record has earned itself a remix with some notable features, nabbing former rivals Jeezy and Rick Ross for the occasion. Only Ross makes his way into the official video, which premiered today. Fortunately DJ Khaled makes up for his absence, bringing some assured dance moves out for the record. Red Cafe also guests.
Bleu DaVinci Feat. Rick Ross "Rich Nigga Walk Thru" Video
Bleu DaVinci Feat. Rick Ross
Bleu DaVinci is part of the Black Mafia Family and seems to have some sort of affiliation with MMG. He released "Rich Nigga Walk Thru," featuring Rick Ross, last September, which is still the only song we've heard off his upcoming Gangsta Grillz mixtape Angels & Demon, which is now officially set to be released on February 27th.
New England Patriots Owner Joins Rick Ross Onstage For "Ima Boss"
With his team having won four Super Bowl titles in the last 15 years, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft must have been feeling like a boss last night when his team vanquished the Seahawks in Phoenix, Arizona. After the game, he was called upon by another man who's been known to throw around the term "boss" (bawse), Rick Ross, to come onstage for a performance of Ross and Meek Mill's track "Ima Boss."
Wale "Simply Nothing Tour Vlog" Ep. 1
A few days back, we got a look at Wale's recent concert in Philadelphia courtesy of Maybach Music Group, showing him linking up with labelmates Meek Mill and Rick Ross. Today, the DMV MC shares episode one of his official vlog for the "Simply Nothing Tour."
Rick Ross & Meek Mill Attend Wale's Show In Philadelphia
Rick Ross Feat. Meek Mill & Wale
Over the weekend, Wale brought his "Simply Nothing" tour to Philadelphia, the home of his recently-freed labelmate Meek Mill. Naturally, Meek and Maybach Music Group bawse Rick Ross had to come out to support their homie. The evening was captured by the good folks at Worldstar, who made a vlog out of it. Watch it above.
Rick Ross Feat. Lil Boosie "Nickel Rock" Video
Rick Ross Feat. Boosie Badazz
As planned, Ricky Rozay decides to ring in the new year with the release of his new music video “Nickel Rock” featuring Lil Boosie. Taking the cameras down South, Rozay shows the dangers of drug addiction with a real-life addict looking for her next score in this one. With an appearance from featured guest Lil Boosie, this video is in support of his latest album, Hood Billionaire, which is available on iTunes today.
Rick Ross Speaks On Losing 90 Pounds
Ricky Rozay is a lighter man these days, thanks to what he dubs 'RossFit,' his own twist on the ever-popular CrossFit. While Ross did speak on his weight loss a few months back with Tim Westwood, all he really said on it was that he eats pear(s). Now in an interview with Good Morning America, the rapper expands on if his weight loss affected his 'cool' factor, his new album Hood Billionaire, among other things.
Rick Ross & K. Michelle Perform "If They Knew" On Fallon
Rick Ross Feat. K. Michelle
Many K. Michelle fans were surprised to hear that her leaked single "Buy A Heart" had made it's way onto Nicki Minaj's Pinkprint yesterday, but some quick Twitter research indicated that (despite being the title track) the song was cut long before Minaj snatched it up.
Rick Ross Speaks On Rumored Girl, "Hood Billionaire" & More With Hot 97
In addition to visiting The Breakfast Club the other day, Rick Ross stopped by Hot 97 to talk to Laura Stylez. The Bawse spoke on why he decided to drop his album just eight months after Mastermind, his weight loss and getting Khaled on the RossFit tip. Laura Stylez also asks about the girl who accompanied Rozay to his Hood Billionaire album release party, Ming Lee, whom Ross says is his "baby" but wouldn't confirm if that means they're actually dating.
Rick Ross Performs "If They Knew" On Jimmy Kimmel Live
Rick Ross hasn't let down on the promotion for Hood Billionaire just yet. The album dropped on Monday, November 24th, and since then he's visited The Breakfast Club and delivered a music video for the K.
Rick Ross On The Breakfast Club
Fresh off the release of his new Hood Billionaire album, Rick Ross made his way to The Breakfast Club in New York and spoke on his seventh studio album, and doing two albums in one year. Rozay talks about collaborating with K. Michelle, which leads Charlamagne Tha God to ask if he hit that. Ross says no, and they go on to talk about another rumored girl of Rick Ross, Ming Lee. Ross only says she's "sexy" without denying or admitting any rumors.
Rick Ross "Hood Billionaire" Video
After linking up with modern trap pioneer Lex Luger for two tracks on his 2010 high water mark, Teflon Don, and one on the follow-up mixtape, Rich Forever, Rick Ross went almost three years without working with Luger. That changed when Hood Billionaire dropped yesterday, as its title track features a dope Luger beat of its own.
Rick Ross Feat. K. Michelle "If They Knew" Video
Rick Ross Feat. K. Michelle
After giving us plenty of photos from the set of the video shoot for "If They Knew," Rick Ross returns today with the official music video, featuring K. Michelle. As we saw from the photos, Rozay and K. Michelle meet up at the laundromat (definitely a reflection of Ross' every day life) and getting a bit cozy. Peep the new set of visuals above.
The Making of Rick Ross & Styles P’s “B.M.F. (Blowin’ Money Fast)”
Looking back at his critically-acclaimed Albert Anastasia EP, Rick Ross recently sat down with Complex Magazine for their latest episode of Magnum Opus. Highlighting one of the project’s standout cuts, “B.M.F. (Blowin’ Money Fast) with Styles P, Rozay discusses how that song impacted the rise of the Maybach Music Empire. During the 11-minute sit-down, Rozay is joined by Alex “Gucci Pucci” Bethune, DJ Khaled, Chris Atlas, and Shaheem Reid to take a look back at the history of the record, and how it all came together.