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Rick Ross Leaves Def Jam, Signs With Epic Records

For the last decade, Rick Ross has been a star at Def Jam Records. Since releasing breakthrough single “Hustlin'” in 2006, Ross released eight albums with the New York City

50 Cent’s Get Rich Or Die Tryin’ vs. Rick Ross’ Teflon Don. Which Is Better?

One year ago, Ambrosia For Heads launched a debate among its readers seeking to answer one of Hip-Hop’s most hotly-contested questions: who is the greatest MC of all time? “Finding

Kanye West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy vs. The Roots’ Phrenology. Which Is Better?

One year ago, Ambrosia For Heads launched a debate among its readers seeking to answer one of Hip-Hop’s most hotly-contested questions: who is the greatest MC of all time? “Finding

Listen To The Best Hip-Hop Of December 2015 In One Playlist (Audio)

The number of Hip-Hop releases in December slowed, but the quality did not. In fact, it was one of the densest months of the year in terms of audio dope.

Busta Rhymes’ New Mixtape Features DOOM, Raekwon, The LOX & Leaders Of The New School

Busta Rhymes has released his new mixtape, The Return Of The Dragon (The Abstract Went On Vacation), and while Q-Tip may have taken this one off, Busta brought in an

Rick Ross & DJ Premier’s Black Market Collabo Holds Weight (Audio)

Nearly a decade ago, when Rick Ross’ stardom jumped off via “Hustlin’,” he was a mid-2000s tour de force. In the time since, Ricky Rozay has made some of Rap’s

Rick Ross Gets Livid About Billboard’s Disrespect of Tupac (Video)

Rick Ross joined The Breakfast Club for one of his rawest and most spirited interviews in years. Ross was so forthright that, by the end of the conversation, Charlemagne The

Listen To The Best Hip-Hop Of November 2015 In One Playlist (Audio)

As the year winds to a close, the good music shows no signs of slowing down. November brought great Hip-Hop from start to finish. Here’s a playlist that features the

Rick Ross Reveals It’s Far From All Good on Crocodile Python (Audio)

Rick Ross continues to discuss both his highs and his lows in his recent releases. On the latest, “Crocodile Python” from his forthcoming Black Market album (12/4), Ross taps producer

Rick Ross & Nas Refuse To Lose In A “Black Market” Showdown (Audio)

Next month (December 4), Rick Ross will release his eighth studio solo album, Black Market. Just over one year removed from Hood Billionaire, Ricky Rozay’s latest LP aims to restore

If This Song Couldn’t Make Rick Ross’ Album, Black Market Must Be Crazy Good (Audio)

Rick Ross has released a new song that departs in some significant ways from much of what he’s done of late. For starters, “Amazing Grace” opens with a warning against

Rick Ross Tells a Mournful Tale About Young Lives Lost to Violence (Audio)

Less than a month after releasing his free Black Dollar album, Rick Ross continues to make new music. As with songs on that project, like “Foreclosures,” as well as select

Listen to the Best Hip-Hop of August 2015 in 1 Playlist (Audio)

August 2015 was an incredibly complex month for Hip-Hop. On the one hand, it was filled with tragedy and will forever be remembered as the month when we lost the

Rick Ross Releases His Black Dollar Mixtape (Stream & Download)

Just three days ago, Rick Ross announced he was releasing a new project today (September 3). Since then, Ross has been on a tear, leaking new music and videos–sometimes both–each

Scarface & Nas Make Another Amazing Cross-Country Collab (Audio)

Scarface’s Deeply Rooted is less than 48 hours away from release. However, the Houston, Texas lyrical legend offers the album’s most anticipated song. “Do What I Do” extends a rich

The Soulful Side of Rick Ross is On Full Display With The-Dream on Money Dance (Audio)

Some artists gravitate toward trap beats. Others have a penchant for more soulful, melodic music. Rick Ross is one of the few MCs who seems to have an equal taste

Rick Ross Announces a New Album & Releases A Song With a Message (Audio)

Rick Ross is full of surprises today. Not only has the Maybach Music Group head announced he’s releasing a new album later this week, he’s also released a new song

RZA Says That Raekwon’s Only Built 4 Cuban Linx… Made It Possible For Rick Ross To Be Cool

Hip-Hop has a long discography when it comes to albums themed around hustling. Iconic releases such as Jay Z’s Reasonable Doubt, E-40’s Federal, The Clipse’s Lord Willin’, and Young Jeezy’s

Do or Die Are Releasing a Sequel to Picture This. Love in the Sky is the First Single (Audio)

After a nine year hiatus since the release of their last album, Get That Paper, Chicago’s Do or Die returned to the scene earlier this year with Withdrawal, a joint

Where Does Rick Ross Stand in the Meek Mill/Drake Beef? For Now, He’s Claiming Family Ties (Video)

Sometimes things just fall into place. Moments after Maybach Music Group’s latest #1 product, Meek Mill, called out Drake’s rhyme-writing on social media, Rick Ross expressed his solidarity, sharing Meek’s

50 Cent Files For Bankruptcy

In May, Forbes reported that 50 Cent was worth an estimated $155 million dollars. Now, just two months later, 50 Cent has filed for bankruptcy. The Wall Street Journal reports

Rick Ross Is A Mastermind At Giving Fans What They Want, In A Remix (Video)

It’s been a hard week for Rick Ross. Following his arrest, the Miami, Florida superstar MC reportedly lost an estimated $100,000 in earnings. However, R.R. returns to his modus operandi—giving

Rick Ross Facing Assault, Battery, & Kidnapping Charges After Arrest

Rapper Rick Ross (a/k/a William Roberts) was apprehended outside of what is reported to be his Atlanta, Georgia home by a U.S. Marshals Service fugitive task force earlier today (June

The Real War On Drugs. Two Men Are Taking On Cartels…And Winning (Video)

Arriving in theaters next month, the Sundance Award-winning documentary Cartel Land is the result of a partnership between Vice and the Orchard, a film and television distribution studio. Both entities

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