Rick Ross and the MMG crew invited hip-hop’s who’s who out to Sin CIty in Bronx, New York to listen to their forthcoming album “Self Made, Vol.2.” In attendance was Rick Ross, Drake, Busta Rhymes, Wale, Omarion, Meek Mill, Gunplay, Stalley,Teyana Taylor, Elliott Wilson, Low Key, and DJ Self. All photos by Bernard Smalls
Omarion releases the visuals for his first track after signing to Ricky Rozay’s Maybach Music Group and changing his name to Maybach O.
On Wednesday May 2, 2012, Rick Ross filled the conference room at the Eventi Hotel in midtown Manhattan to hold a press conference and make some major announcements on behalf of Maybach Music. Rick and Diddy first announced that French Montana’s album, “Excuse My French,” will drop on July 17th. French’s next single will reportedly feature Rick Ross, Drake & Lil Wayne. It was also announced that Meek Mill’s upcoming mixtape, “Dreamchaser 2” will drop on May 7th and be followed by his debut album, “Dreams & Nightmares” on August 28th. Rozay also announced that the MMG compilation “Self Made v.2,” will drop June 26th and then announced that his next solo album “God Forgives, I Don’t Will” hit shelves July 31st. After weeks of speculations, Ross also announced the latest signee to MMG – Omarion. This needless to say announcement came as a surprise to most. Click through and check out all the photos from the MMG press conference. All photos by Bernard Smalls.
Los Angeles-based photographer Steven Taylor gives us a glimpse into some of the recent studio sessions between Common, Big Sean, Teyana Taylor, Cyhi The Prince and Hit Boy. Check out the new photos of G.O.O.D. music chopping it up with each other as they work on the upcoming compilation album.