Not sure how much political clout Maybach Music has. For real, if there were a lobby for them it would be the Koch Brothers or the Blackstone Group. Nonetheless they engage the conversation about hood hierarchy and the harsh realities of street options. Gunplay is exceptional here, though Ross gets the last say and is no slouch. Check it after the jump.
Gearing up for the release of his forthcoming mixtape Sign Language, Los Angeles rapper Ty Dolla Sign appears on DJ Carisma’s “Lord Knows” featuring fellow LA emcee Dom Kennedy and The Boss, Ricky Rozay himself. Be on the lookout for an exclusive remix of the track on Ty Dolla Sign’s aforementioned mixtape August 25th and peep the feature heavy track after the jump.
Here’s purified Chris Brown, dressed in all white, bringing along Usher to enhance his heartbreak-to-make-up tropes. Calming video with all the Boyz II Men “Water Runs Dry” allusions while playing up new romance. Although it couldn’t come from two less believable Romeos. Add Ross to the mix for some undeniable sleaze. Check the video after the jump.
The boss offers some early 90s New Jack swag on the “Supreme” video. “Sunny, sandy and salacious” is the title of Rick Ross’s personal ad on Miami Craigslist. His visual palette is steak dinner and marble jacuzzi, drug dealer mansion and swooping seagull. Credit this vid for getting it exactly right. After the jump.
Months after his bizarre Kevin Durant diss, Lil B releases this song “Rick Ross,” another drive down the quirky path of an ironic emcee. Apparently, he has some issue with Quevos (of Migos) stealing his style and not recognizing that he is “rich like Riss Ross.” That’s most of what I could understand from this jumble of sounds. Track after the jump.
At this point in his career, Rick Ross is a lesson in contradictions and why it’s always best to own up to past mistakes or lies (read: correctional officer situation). In the midst of his latest Detroit concert uproar, iHipHop thought it would be interesting to look at the 7 Funniest Rick Ross Interview Quotes of All-Time.
For what feels like the 300th time, Mason Betha is planning yet another comeback to the Rap game. During a recent interview with Hot 107.9, Ma$e revealed that he is working on a new album set for release in October. The album’s lead single, “Billboard”, features some heavy hitters. Find out who after the jump.
2 Chainz releases his five-track FreeBase EP, which includes guest spots from A$AP Rocky, Rick Ross, and Lil Boosie as well as some strong production from the likes of Mike WiLL, Metro Boomin, Young Chop, & 808 Mafia.
Rozay rolls out the visual for the Weezy-assisted “Thug Cry” off Mastermind. Directed by DRE Films.