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Jadakiss & Rick Ross Are Lyrical Champions In The Same Conference (Audio)

Jadakiss and Rick Ross have a strong catalog of collaborative works. Jada’ calls upon Mastermind for his usual Friday firing of the bars. “Eastern Conference” reworks some literal stadium-music for

DMC Attributes Run-DMC’s “Downfall” to Negative Music, Urges Rick Ross To Own His Past (Audio)

As Hip-Hop continues to rapidly evolve, many of the messages being delivered to its fans today may raise a few eyebrows. This week’s The Library Podcast hosted by Tim Einenkel,

Snoop Recruits Rick Ross & Kendrick Lamar on the Soulful I’m Ya Dogg (Audio)

Snoop Dogg’s album BUSH is set to hit stores on May 12. The LP will be Snoop’s first since signing his new deal with Pharrell, and it will be produced

Did You Know Erick Sermon Could Have Signed Biggie? The Green Eyed Bandit Speaks (Video)

2015 is shaping up to be a big year for Erick Sermon. The Green Eyed bandit has launched a new collection of Hip-Hop rugs called Def Rugs, and is releasing

Ever Hear Rick Ross’ First Appearance On Wax, Alongside Erick Sermon? (Audio)

A lot went into Rick Ross’ career in the lead-up to 2006 platinum single, “Hustlin’.” Many Heads know that the Miami, Florida-based MC was one of the strong developing acts

Rick Ross Needs No Assistance Movin’ Bass In His Latest Visual (Video)

Rick Ross’ “Movin’ Bass” was the latest in a 10-year run of major collaborations between he and Jay Z. The Hood Billionaire and the near real-life billionaire blitz with bars

Big Sean Has Pioneered Lots Of Flows. Is He Borrowing One In His Latest Visual? (Video)

Back in 2009 and 2010, when Drake was skyrocketing to the top of Hip-Hop’s ruling class, Big Sean‘s name was coming up a lot. Many Heads, especially those who were

Just Blaze Releases The Beat Jay-Z & Rick Ross Wanted, Encourages Only Nice MCs To Touch It (Audio)

Just Blaze is one of the more interesting producers on social media. The Patterson, New Jersey producer/DJ enjoys waxing poetic about music, technology, industry, life, and engaging with his legions

Nipsey Hussle Releases a New Mixtape Right Under the Wire. Get Your Mailbox Money (Mixtape)

Nipsey Hussle ends the year with a bang. He drops off his new Mailbox Money mixtape right under the wire. While he offered copies of his last mixtape, Crenshaw, for

AFH:14 Best Hip-Hop Albums Of 2014 (Food For Thought)

2014 was a special year in Hip-Hop music. Rather than a usual suspect front-running in spotlight, this was a democratic crop of albums—where new artists made cohesive introductory works, veterans

Young Jeezy & Rick Ross Join the Remix to Troy Ave’s All About the Money (Audio)

Troy Ave’s “About the Money” was one of those beats in 2014 that called to multiple MCs to flex their own flows on the track. Raekwon & Ghostface Killah, G-Unit

Nipsey Hussle & Rick Ross Enjoy The Perks Of The Spotlight On A Hit-Boy Track (Audio)

Following the precise wordplay and honesty of “50 Niggaz,” Nipsey Hussle returns to his (other) form on “1 Hunnit A Show.” The sophomore Mailbox Money (December 20) look also incorporates

Rick Ross & Styles P Bum-Rushed The Mainstream With BMF. Reflect On The Hit (Video)

One of the heaviest-hitting records of the 2010s was undoubtedly Rick Ross’ “Blowin’ Money Fast.” Often simply called “B.M.F.,” the Styles P-assisted single was believed to be a wink and

Rick Ross, Jay Z & Timbaland’s Movin Bass Began As A Tink Song. Hear It (Audio)

Released one week ago, Rick Ross and Jay Z’s latest tandem, “Movin’ Bass” premiered. This latest collision happened on a jolting Timbaland beat. However, this week suggests that the high-profile

Rick Ross Shows How to Get a Body Just Like His With This Workout (Video)

Ever look at Rick Ross and wonder how you could get a body just like his? Well, the secret has been unlocked as Ross reveals several tips on how to

Rick Ross & Yo Gotti Team Up on the Soulful Trap Luv (Video)

Rick Ross has a penchant for deep, soulful beats. Tracks like “Super High” and “The Magnificent” are just a couple of the many songs in his catalog that fall in

Jay Z & Rick Ross Are Out To Move Mountains Over A Bass-Heavy Timbaland Beat (Audio)

In two weeks, Rick Ross will release his second album of the year. November 24’s Hood Billionaire promises to finish where Mastermind left off. As has become rather customary on

DJ Khaled Holds it Down with Rick Ross, Fabolous, Ace Hood & Usher (Audio)

DJ Khaled resets the lineup on the remix to “Hold You Down.” He keeps it smoothed out on the R&B tip but recruits Rick Ross, Fabolous, Ace Hood and Usher

Here’s a Playlist of the Best Hip-Hop of October 2014 (Audio)

October yielded some of the hardest Hip-Hop of the year. Whether it was seasonal, Mercury in retrograde or something in the water, MCs brought their A-games. Here’s a playlist of

Finding The GOAT: Rick Ross vs. Fabolous…Who You Got?

As we continue the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time), we are asking you to help us rank who is the greatest MC to pick

Rick Ross & R. Kelly Keep Doin’ That Luxe Life Music (Video)

Earlier this month, Rick Ross dropped off the club banger “Keep Doin’ That,” featuring a velvety hook from R. Kelly. The two unite in the video which features cameos from

Project Pat Links with Rick Ross and His Brother Juicy J on His Latest (Audio)

Project Pat links with younger brother Juicy J and Rick Ross on the hard-hitting track “Imma Get Me Sum.” The track is from Pat’s upcoming Cheez N Dope 3 release.

Here’s a Playlist of the Best Hip-Hop to Drop in September 2014 (Audio)

As we ease into October, here’s a look back at some of the amazing music that came out in September 2014. You’ll hear songs from DJ Quik, Nas, The Lox,

Rick Ross Gets the Assist From R. Kelly on Keep Doin’ That (Audio)

Rick Ross releases a new song from his forthcoming Hood Billionaire album. “Keep Doin’ That” sports a tough beat and a guest turn from R. Kelly. Check it out (with

Stalley Releases His 2nd Song with Rick Ross in a Week (Video)

After serving up his song with Rick Ross and August Alsina earlier in the week, Stalley releases “Everything a Dope Boy Ever Wanted,” also with Ross. This will not appear

Stalley Slows It Down for One More Shot With Rick Ross & August Alsina (Audio)

Stalley previews another track from his forthcoming album, Ohio. After releasing two West Coast-flavored bangers with “Always Into Something” and “Jackin’ Chevys,” “One More Shot” represents a new direction for

Dr. Dre Estimated To Have Made More Than Next 24 Wealthiest Hip-Hop Stars, Combined

It’s Dre Day, and everybody’s celebratin’. Following 2013’s announcement that Jay Z and Puff Daddy were the Forbes Cash Kings (top earners) of the year, they can watch the throne

20 Amazing Hip-Hop Projects From 2014, So Far (Videos)

2014 is entering its fourth quarter. As a whole, the year has seen some amazing musical developments in Hip-Hop. Mainstream artists like Common, The Roots, and Rick Ross (coincidentally, all

Here’s a Playlist of the Best Hip-Hop of August 2014 (Audio)

August was a banner month for Hip-Hop. Not only was there good music but several artists used their talents to speak out against the killing of Michael Brown and the

Rick Ross & Killer Mike on the Same Track??? Hear it in Black & White (Audio)

Rick Ross has had some very interesting collaborators as of late. The rapper, whose message is typically dominated with messages of street hustling and a life of luxury, has recently

The Week in Video Featured Killer Mike, Remy Ma, The Roots & D’Angelo, Redman & Kurupt, Your Old Droog & More (Video Playlist)

As the Summer winds down, compelling and entertaining videos keep coming. Last week brought new music videos from Redman & Kurupt, Lupe Fiasco, Fredro Starr, Rick Ross, Krazy Drayz (from

Game Leads A Charge Against Police Brutality With More Than 10 All-Star Guests (Audio)

Enough is enough. Game is among the Hip-Hop stars reacting to the murder of Michael Brown. The multi-platinum Compton, California rapper amassed a group of his contemporaries to speak out

Rick Ross Releases the Visuals for Drug Dealers Dream Shot in the Caribbean (Video)

Rick Ross has released the latest video from the Mastermind LP. “Drug Dealers Dream” is one of the most sonically arresting tracks on the album with its haunting piano loop

Def Jam is Celebrating Its 30th Anniversary with a Mega Concert of Artists Old and New

2014 marks the 30th anniversary of Def Jam Recordings, the record company many would argue was the most important in cementing Hip-Hop’s legacy. Def Jam has been celebrating the landmark

Jeezy, Rick Ross & The Game Smash a Beautiful Track (Audio)

After linking on “War Ready,” Jeezy and Rick Ross join forces again on the sinister and soulful song, “Beautiful.” Both Jeezy and Ross beat up the track (that will be

Rick Ross Is Better Than Supreme With Fabolous, Ma$e & Big K.R.I.T. (Audio)

Katt Williams opens by explaining the ways of a Mastermind on the remix to Rick Ross’ single, “Supreme.” Alongside Fabolous, Ma$e, and Big K.R.I.T., the rappers boast their individual brands

Here’s a Look Back at the Week’s Best Videos in Hip-Hop (8/10/14) (Video Playlist)

This week in Hip-Hop video brought new music videos from Freddie Gibbs & Madlib, Spesh & Kool G Rap, Dom Kennedy, Lil Boosie, Saigon, Jeezy, Mick Jenkins, Rick Ross and

Action Bronson Begins A Freestyle Over Rick Ross’ The Devil is a Lie Then Goes Acapella (Video)

Action Bronson appeared on HOT 97’s morning show. After fielding some personal questions regarding his family and discussing his new psychedelic single, “Easy Rider,” Bam Bam eventually stands on the

Rick Ross Releases Visuals for the Keith Sweat-Assisted Supreme (Video)

Rick Ross keeps the visuals simple for “Supreme,” his Mastermind collabo with Keith Sweat. The video features Ross taking in the good life in Miami. Check it out. Related: Nas,

Wale Brandishes His MMG Loyalty In A New Song, With A Special Outro (Audio)

Late last week, the Maybach Music Group/MMG collective’s loyalty was in question, internally. Meek Mill called out Wale for lack of support surrounding his latest release. Hours later, Wale released

Nas, Rick Ross & Schoolboy Q Join Wiz Khalifa on the Remix to We Dem Boyz (Audio)

Wiz Khalifa switches up “We Dem Boyz” for the remix. He slows it down, injects more melody and adds Nas, Rick Ross and Schoolboy Q. The end result has a

The Message: The Complete Story of the Evolution of Hip-Hop (Video)

Next week (6/4 at 10pm EST), BET is premiering part 1 of a 4 part documentary on the evolution of Hip-Hop. The film will cover all 40+ years of the

Wood Harris Stars in the Short Film for Rick Ross’ Thug Cry (Video)

Wood Harris (The Wire, Paid in Full, Above the Rim) stars in the short film for Rick Ross’ Thug Cry. The video stays true to the sonic tone of Ross’

DJ Khaled Releases His Single with Jay Z, Rick Ross, Meek Mill…Does It Live Up to the Hype (Audio)

Earlier today, DJ Khaled was featured in an interview where he went on a bit of a “tirade” about owning the summer with his anthems for the last 8 years,

Meek Mill & Rick Ross Release a Hard Hitting Record for the Streets (Video)

Meek Mill and Rick Ross don’t cover any new ground substantively on Off the Corner, but as is the case with many of their prior collabos, the record bangs. This

50 Cent Explains in Detail What Went Wrong With G-Unit, Name by Name (Video)

50 Cent dropped by Hot 97 and had an intelligent and supremely engaging conversation. A good part of it focused on the disintegration of G-Unit, which Fif explained member by

Scarface Talks Weight Loss, Depression & Rick Ross Being Underrated With Combat Jack (Audio)

Just like in his raps, Scarface tends to give it to you raw in an interview. The only catch is, you have to catch him first. Not always big (read:

Fat Joe Interpolates A Little Classic Queen Latifah Alongside Rick Ross & French Montana (Audio)

Back in 2010, Fat Joe took an unmistakable Soul II Soul vocal riff, and made it into a grimy summertime anthem alongside Young Jeezy for his first Darkside LP. While

Jon Connor’s Annihilation of Devil is a Lie Gets a Video. Connor Season is Open (Video)

Jon Connor took the Devil is a Lie beat from Rick Ross and Jay Z and made it his own. Now, he’s released a video for em-pha-sis…Connor Season is open.

Rick Ross Releases the Video for Rich is Gangsta (Video)

Rick Ross releases the video for Rich is Gangsta, the bombastic orchestral track that launches Mastermind into orbit. Check it out below. Related: Rick Ross Decries The Devil Alone In