Rick Ross

Feb
26
Video: Rick Ross – ‘Oyster Perpetual’

Rick Ross

With his album Mastermind just days away (and now streaming), Rick Ross drops a video for his freestyle “Oyster Perpetual.”

From the Las Vegas Strip to the strip club, Rozay gives us another peek into his bossy lifestyle in the black-and-white clip. He puffs a cigar while overlooking Sin City and hits up King of Diamonds in between shots of his album listening and label meetings.

Odd Future’s Tyler, the Creator praised the clip, writing, “DUDE THIS IS SICK.”

See how the Mastermind gets down.

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Feb
25
Rick Ross ‘Mastermind’ Album Stream

Mastermind

In addition to Pharrell, Rick Ross has made his new album Mastermind available to stream on iTunes Radio before its March 4 release.

Executive produced by Sean “Diddy” Combs and DJ Khaled, the sixth project from the Maybach Music impresario features the Jeezy-assisted single “War Ready,” “The Devil is a Lie” featuring Jay Z, and a remake of Biggie’s “You’re Nobody (Til Somebody Kills You).”

The 16 tracks also boast appearances from Kanye West, The Weeknd, Lil Wayne, Big Sean, and Meek Mill, with production from Scott Storch, Kanye, DJ Mustard, J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, Mike WiLL Made It, and more.

“The goal for Mastermind was to create a classic album,” said Diddy. “Once we put all our superpowers together we knew there was nothing stopping us from accomplishing our goal.”

Enter the Mastermind below.

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Feb
25
Video: Rick Ross f/ French Montana & Diddy – ‘Nobody’ [Teaser]

Rick Ross

Rick Ross is making sure Mastermind is a masterpiece. The Maybach Music boss rolls out the cinematic trailer for “Nobody,” his remake of the Notorious B.I.G.’s Life After Death classic “You’re Nobody (Til Somebody Kills You).”

In the dramatic clip, a news reporter recounts the 2013 incident where a gunman opened fire on Rozay’s Rolls-Royce, while footage of a cemetery flashes on screen.

The song, featuring French Montana and produced by Diddy, will appear on Mastermind, due March 4.

Watch him set the scene in the suspenseful trailer.

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Feb
25
Rick Ross Performs ‘The Devil Is a Lie’ on ‘Tonight Show’

Rick Ross

Rick Ross became the first rapper to grace Jimmy Fallon’s “Tonight Show” stage when he performed on Monday’s episode. With some help from The Roots, the Bawse capped things off with an explosive performance of his Jay Z-assisted single “The Devil Is a Lie” off his upcoming album Mastermind.

Due March 4, the album boasts appearances from Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Big Sean, The Weeknd, and Meek Mill.

Backstage, Rozay caught up with his pal Usher. Rocking his Davy Crockett coonskin cap, “The Voice” judge teamed up with Jimmy for a friendly game of “Catchphrase” against Reese Witherspoon and Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin.

Watch them take over “Tonight.”

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Feb
20
New Music: Gucci Mane – ‘War Ready (Remix)’

War Ready (Remix)

Gucci Mane goes to battle with his critics on his remix to Rick Ross and Jeezy’s Mastermind single “War Ready.” The Brick Squad captain, who faces 20 years in jail for weapons possession, rattles off a confessional verse about his troubled past over the Mike WiLL Made It-produced beat.

“I’m not the average celebrity, can’t let you get the best of me,” he declares.

Plus, go behind the scenes of Rozay and Jeezy’s explosive video below.

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Feb
19
New Music: Rick Ross f/ Diddy & French Montana – ‘Nobody’

Nobody

Rick Ross channels the Notorious B.I.G. on his remake of the rap legend’s 1997 Life After Death album cut “You’re Nobody (Til Somebody Kills You),” which is set to appear on his album Mastermind. Diddy, who co-produced the original song, lends his production skills and an intro, while French Montana holds down the hook.

“The goal for Mastermind was to create a classic album,” said Puff, who also serves as the album’s co-executive producer. “Once we put all our superpowers together we knew there was nothing stopping us from accomplishing our goal.”

Due March 4, Mastermind also features Kanye West, Big Sean, Lil Wayne, and The Weeknd.

Did the Bawse do Biggie justice? Listen to his take on a classic.

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Feb
17
Rick Ross and Jeezy Join Forces in ‘War Ready’ Video

Rick Ross and Jeezy

Rick Ross and Jeezy put their beef aside and went in front of the cameras to shoot a video for their collaboration “War Ready” during NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans. Gun shots rang out as the hip-hop titans turned a warehouse into a violent battlefield in the TAJ-directed clip.

“History. Bet that,” tweeted TAJ.

In an interview with The Huffington Post, Rozay spoke about squashing their beef. “We had past differences and we put that to the side being true bosses to do something big for the culture, which is bigger than both of us,” he said.

They made headlines for their scuffle at the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards, but it’s all in the past. “We never really personally had an issue,” he explained. “Real bosses get over that and that’s what we did, and I’m happy we was able to do that and set the examples for some of the younger bosses that’s coming up.”

The Mike WiLL Made It-produced single will appear on Ross’ upcoming album Mastermind, which also features Kanye West, The Weeknd, Lil Wayne, Big Sean, Meek Mill, and Scarface.

Watch them make peace on set of “War Ready.”

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