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We’ve been waiting all year for new albums from some of pop music’s biggest names, and it’s looking like many of them will finally arrive this fall. Probably. Maybe? Whether or not Q4 turns out to be Yeezy Season, it should definitely be blockbuster season for the music industry if all goes according to plan. More »

Rick Ross never really seemed hungry; it was part of his appeal. When we met him, he was pushing an overblown comic-book kingpin character, talking about knowing “the real Noriega” and throwing speedboat chases into his videos. When his past as a corrections officer came to light, nobody was really mad because his whole character… More »

Rap music is too vast and overwhelming a thing for any one song to encapsulate all the multitudes it contains. But if I had to pick one song that best encapsulates what circa-now rap music can be, that song would probably be “Dreams And Nightmares (Intro),” the breathless track that opened Meek Mill’s 2012 album… More »

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Rick Ross – “Buried In The Streets”

Rick Ross put out his surprisingly good mixtape Black Dollar at the beginning of the month, and he's been continuing his quiet comeback by posting…
Peter Helman | September 29, 2015 - 7:37 pm

Rick Ross – “Babies Cry”

As I write this, my three-month-old daughter is crying somewhere else in the house (we're taking care of it), so I can confirm from anecdotal…
Chris DeVille | September 22, 2015 - 12:46 pm

Rick Ross – “Work”

At the beginning of the month, Rick Ross released Black Dollar, a very strong free mixtape that may have stopped his long downward slide. It'…
Tom Breihan | September 15, 2015 - 3:04 pm

Download Rick Ross Black Dollar Mixtape

A few days ago, we learned the surprising news that Rick Ross had a new album called Black Dollar loaded up and ready to go…
Tom Breihan | September 3, 2015 - 3:27 pm

Scarface – “Do What I Do” (Feat. Nas, Rick Ross, & Z-Ro)

Later this week, Houston rap originator Scarface returns with Deeply Rooted, his first album since 2008. We've posted first single "Steer," but the song o…
Tom Breihan | September 2, 2015 - 3:12 pm

Rick Ross – “Money Dance” (Feat. The-Dream)

Last night Rick Ross announced that he will be releasing yet another album, this one is titled Black Dollar and it will be out tomorrow.
Caitlin White | September 1, 2015 - 5:24 pm

New Rick Ross Album Black Dollar Out This Week; Stream “Foreclosures”

Following his recent arrest and sort-of-victory over nemesis 50 Cent, Rick Ross has just announced a new album, Black Dollar, his first since last…
Peter Helman | August 31, 2015 - 8:36 pm

Meek Mill Unleashes Epic Twitter Tirade About Drake Not Writing His Own Raps

Rap Twitter pretty much exploded last night. While Nicki Minaj was attempting to get Taylor Swift to check her white privilege -- and then calling…
Tom Breihan | July 22, 2015 - 8:56 am

50 Cent Ordered To Pay $5M To Rick Ross’ Baby Mama For Sex Tape Fiasco

50 Cent and Rick Ross have been beefing for a long time, and back in 2009, a sex tape featuring Rick Ross’ baby mama Lastonia…
Peter Helman | July 11, 2015 - 1:39 pm

Gunplay – “Be Like Me” (Feat. Rick Ross)

Embattled Miami rapper Gunplay's Living Legend is finally coming out at the end of this month, and we've already heard the YG-featuring lead single "Wuzhanindoe."…
Chris DeVille | July 10, 2015 - 10:43 am

Rick Ross Out Of Jail On $2 Million Bond

Rick Ross was arrested last week and charged with kidnapping, aggravated assault, and aggravated battery. Ross and his body guard, Nadrian James, reportedly got into…
Caitlin White | July 2, 2015 - 10:12 am

Rick Ross Arrested For Kidnapping, Aggravated Assault

Atlanta’s WSB-TV reports that Rick Ross has been arrested and charged with kidnapping, aggravated assault, and aggravated battery. A bodyguard for Ross has also bee…
Tom Breihan | June 24, 2015 - 10:03 am

Status Ain’t Hood: Beatking, Sauce Twinz, And Houston Rap’s Next Wave

For decades, Houston has been its own rap planet. There are Houston rappers who have legend status outside their city, like Scarface or UGK, the…
Tom Breihan | June 10, 2015 - 9:49 am

Status Ain’t Hood: The Meditative Chamber-Rap Of Dr. Yen Lo

The classic sound of New York rap, the late-'80s/early-'90s style that we most often associate with the city, is based entirely around the drums, and…
Tom Breihan | May 27, 2015 - 5:33 pm

Future – “Fuck Up Some Commas (Remix)” (Feat. Rick Ross & Big Sean)

"Fuck Up Some Commas" is the rather obvious club-banger off Future's Monster mixtape, and though I'm still reeling over how incredible this all-Spanish version is,…
Caitlin White | May 27, 2015 - 2:18 pm

50 Cent Sues Rick Ross Over Sex Tape

Sex tapes are the most effective way to shame and blackmail in the 21st century -- which is probably why I'm so proud of Kim…
Caitlin White | May 22, 2015 - 4:38 pm

Status Ain’t Hood: Fetty Wap Is Like “Hey What’s Up Hello”

During the dark, horrifying Macklemore Ascendancy period of 2013, there was a lot of talk about how the top spot on the Billboard singles chart…
Tom Breihan | May 13, 2015 - 12:38 pm
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