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

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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 a nod towards the legendary criminal street organization. However, to many people in 2010 and 2011, it was simply an amazing Lex Luger-produced club smash hit.

The Teflon Don single actually premiered on the Albert Anastasia EP early in 2010. The support of the feed-the-streets record made the label and management take heed, and re-purpose it as a center-piece R.R.’s fourth solo LP.

In Complex‘s “Magnum Opus” series, Ross, Styles, DJ Khaled, and others look back not only at the pivotal shift of “Blowin’ Money Fast” in Rick’s career, but the last 10 years as a whole. Khaled’s early support of Ross is spotlighted, along with the Slip-N-Slide Records rapper’s ties to Miami, his Carol City neighborhood, and becoming a star thanks to local radio and the clubs.

What’s your favorite Rick Ross single?

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