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On the list of history’s greatest, most important rap producers, you will probably never find one with less ambition than Madlib. When I talk about ambition, I don’t mean the drive to push one’s own ideas, to test and exceed the things that one has done in the past. Madlib has that. He’s made entire… More »

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 »

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Pear Bureau Disputes Rick Ross’ Impact On The Produce Industry

In a new interview with Time, Rick Ross acknowledges the video that went viral last year, in which he talks, somewhat inscrutably, about his new…
Tom Breihan | November 23, 2015 - 9:59 am

Rick Ross – “One Of Us” (Feat. Nas)

After releasing the surprisingly strong Black Dollar mixtape, Rick Ross is coming out with a new album called Black Market next month; we've already posted…
Tom Breihan | November 17, 2015 - 1:02 pm

Future – “Stick Talk” Video

Future released his dark, incredible new album DS2 just a few months ago, but since then, he's already released another Big Event full-length project, the…
Peter Helman | October 29, 2015 - 7:38 pm

Rick Ross Thinks Adele’s “Hello” Could Use A Little More Rick Ross

Last week, Adele's grand, sweeping new power ballad "Hello" came out and left a smoking asteroid-sized hole in the pop landscape. The song is already…
Tom Breihan | October 29, 2015 - 9:16 am

Rick Ross – “Sorry” (Feat. Chris Brown)

Rick Ross has been releasing a ton of music lately -- he put out the very strong Black Dollar mixtape a month ago, he's been…
Peter Helman | October 6, 2015 - 7:48 pm

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's…
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 on…
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

Status Ain’t Hood: Meek Mill Is Extremely Good At Rapping

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…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2015 - 10:01 am
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