Tag: Rick Ross

Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, City Girls All Tapped for Rolling Loud Miami 2021

Megan Thee Stallion performs during the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards in Los Angeles, California on March 14, 2021; Yung Miami (L) and J.T. of musical group City Girls attend day one of the 2018 BET Awards Radio Remotes on June 22, 2018 in Los Angeles, California; Roddy Ricch performs at the 2019 BET Experience at […]

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DMX Hospitalized and in Critical Condition After Apparent Drug Overdose

DMX performs at Masters Of Ceremony 2019 at Barclays Center on June 28, 2019 in New York City. Photo: Theo Wargo (Getty Images) Yonkers rap legend DMX was rushed to a New York hospital Friday night after reportedly suffering a drug overdose which triggered a heart attack at the 50-year-old’s home around 11 p.m. Advertisement […]

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Rapper Rick Ross And Telehealth Company JetDoc To Provide Free Doctor Visits For Georgians

NewsOne Featured Video Mogul and rapper Rick Ross is furthering his efforts to cultivate equity when it comes to healthcare affordability and accessibility. According to AfroTech, the music artist—whose real name is William Leonard Roberts II—has teamed up with the Black-owned telehealth company JetDoc for the creation of an initiative that will provide $1 million […]

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10 Thoughts I Had about Coming 2 America—The Sequel to the Best Black Movie of All Time

Screenshot: Coming 2 America (Amazon Studios/Paramount) It’s been almost a week since Coming 2 America dropped on Amazon Prime Video. The movie–highly anticipated by most of African America since it was announced—is the sequel to the 1988 blockbuster, Coming to America. I, a member of African America, highly anticipated it because the original movie is […]

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Triller Network Acquires Verzuz, Swizz Beatz and Timbaland to Join Management Team

Swizz Beatz and Timbaland discussing a Verzuz event.Screenshot: Verzuz/YouTube It looks like it’s a case of owner money Verzuz executive money because creators Swizz Beatz and Timbaland have some huge news! According to Billboard, the streaming platform and global pandemic lockdown-era phenomenon has been acquired by Triller Network, which is the parent company of the […]

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Rick Ross’s Actual House Was Used As The Palace In ‘Coming 2 America’

Rick Ross lives like a king — figuratively and (sorta) literally. Variety reports that the fictional Zamundan palace in Coming 2 America, which released today on Amazon Prime, is actually the Carol City, Florida rapper’s estate on the outskirts of Atlanta. Jefferson Sage, the film’s production designer, detailed how the rapper’s home came to stand […]

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Drake Drops ‘Scary Hours 2’ With Lil Baby And Rick Ross As The Wait For ‘Certified Lover Boy’ Continues

Drake has never been one to make his fans wait long periods of time between projects. The last time the rapper went a full year without a full-length effort was in 2014 and while the wait for his upcoming sixth album, Certified Lover Boy may be longer than fans expected, it hasn’t been nearly as […]

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The-Dream Responds To Allegations Of Colorism Rooted In A Resurfaced Clip From VH1’s ‘Signed’

Over the weekend a clip from VH1’s 2017 series Signed resurfaced on Twitter. In the episode, Rick Ross, The-Dream, and Lenny S. are judges for a number of contestants who are looking to land a record deal. In this particular clip, the trio is judging two acts named Brittany and Kaiya. In what seemed to […]

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Rick Ross Faces Strong Criticism Thanks To A Resurfaced Clip Of Him On VH1’s ‘Signed’

Back in 2017, VH1 launched a new talent show entitled Signed. The series invited unsigned hip-hop and R&B talents to Atlanta to audition in front of three judges — Rick Ross, The-Dream, and Lenny S. — for the chance to get signed to one of their respective record labels. Signed was canceled after its first […]

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Rick Ross Teams Up With Jetdoc To Spread Awareness About Affordable Healthcare

NewsOne Featured Video Rapper and mogul Rick Ross is using his platform as an avenue to spread awareness about the importance of affordable healthcare. According to AfroTech, the music artist—whose real name is William Leonard Roberts—teamed up with the telehealth platform Jetdoc to amplify its mission of ensuring that individuals have access to adequate health-related […]

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Jeezy And Rick Ross Show Off Their Finest Furs And Diamonds In Their Video For ‘Almighty Black Dollar’

The last month has been quite the time for Jeezy, with the Atlanta rapper dueling against Gucci Mane in a Verzuz battle, sharing his tenth album The Recession 2, and announcing plans for a new talk show on FOX Soul. He also has a podcast in the works. If that weren’t enough, now he has […]

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Dej Loaf’s ‘Sell Sole II’ Tracklist Calls On Lil Uzi Vert, Gunna, 6lack, And More

The path to Dej Loaf’s Sell Sole II album is one that first began back in 2019 when she made her return to Instagram and announced the album was on the way. The announcement came five years after the Detroit native unleashed its predecessor, Sell Sole back in 2014. The mixtape helped launch her career, […]

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T.I.’s Star-Studded ‘The L.I.B.R.A.’ Tracklist Includes Lil Baby, Rapsody, Rick Ross, 21 Savage, And More

T.I. is close to celebrating 20 official years in the music world, with next year marking two decades since he released his debut album, I’m Serious, back in 2001. There’s no signs of the Atlanta native slowing down. In fact, he’s about to release his eleventh album, The L.I.B.R.A. (The Legend Is Back Running Atlanta). […]

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9 Songs That Are Basically Beyoncé Songs…For Dudes

Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) Even if you are not a fan of Beyoncé—I don’t understand how this is a real thing, but do yo’ thang—you have to admit that Mrs. Knowles-Carter has some jams. If she never makes another record, she will always have a wedding, revival and club jam in “Single Ladies,” and […]

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Why So Many Celebrities Joined NXIVM, According to Cult Experts

Still of Sarah Edmondson in ‘The Vow’ courtesy of HBO One of the most striking things about NXIVM, the cult chronicled in HBO’s new docuseries The Vow, is the number of celebrities who belonged to the group. Infamously, Allison Mack, who starred in Smallville, pleaded guilty to racketeering charges related to her role in “D.O.S.,” […]

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How Would You Spend $900,000 a Month on Entertainment (If You Had It)?

Photo: Frazer Harrison (Getty Images) Over the weekend, TMZ waded into messy-boots territory—who am I kidding? They own beachfront property there—and provided alleged details of the temporary spousal support request from Nicole Young, soon-to-be ex-wife of hip-hop super producer and mogul, Andre “Dr. Dre” Young. Before TMZ dropped the deets, all we knew was that […]

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Big KRIT, Earthgang, Jack Harlow, And More Give The ‘Madden NFL 21’ A Gritty Gridiron Soundtrack

The latest iteration of the popular Madden NFL video game series is coming out later this month and to hype football fans up, the franchise released the gritty gridiron soundtrack for Madden NFL 21 today. Some of the highlights include “Cut ‘Em In,” Anderson .Paak’s boisterous collaboration with Rick Ross, Denzel Curry and Yungblud’s “Lemonade” […]

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Rick Ross Debuted An Unreleased Verse From Kanye West’s ‘Famous’ During His Verzuz Battle

As they’ve done for the past four months, Timbaland and Swizz Beatz’s Verzuz platform returned with yet another highly anticipated battle, this time between Rick Ross and 2 Chainz. Many fans gathering around to see if their favorite would pull away with the win, while others showed up simply to pass almost two hours of […]

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T.I. And Jeezy Want To Resolve Their Feud With Gucci Mane

On the latest episode of T.I.‘s podcast, ExpediTIously, he and guest rapper Jeezy discuss reaching out to fellow trap music pioneer Gucci Mane to end their longstanding feud. T.I. posits that such a move would be the “best case scenario” for trap music, while Jeezy asserts that it would require a “mafia-style, backroom conversation” and […]

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2 Chainz And Rick Ross Have Been Confirmed As The Next ‘Verzuz’ Battle Contestants

Despite the speculation earlier this week about one possible lineup for the next Verzuz hits battle, it looks like the next contestants were already on board. Today, the Verzuz social channels confirmed that the next two big names to square off are 2 Chainz and Rick Ross. Their duel will commence Thursday, August 6 at […]

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August Alsina Debuted a New Song—and to the Surprise of No One, It’s Called ‘Entanglements’

August Alsina at the 2017 BET Awards on June 25, 2017, in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for BET (Getty Images) Following the most recent (and most-watched within 24 hours) episode of Red Table Talk, there’s one particular word that everyone can’t get out of their heads: entanglement. The Root even published a […]

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Freddie Gibbs Is On The Run In His Cinematic ‘Scottie Beam’ Video With Rick Ross

Earlier this year, prolific rapper Freddie Gibbs once again teamed up with producer The Alchemist for a new mixtape. Titled Alfredo, the project features verses from Benny The Butcher and Tyler The Creator. Now, Gibbs follows the mixtape’s release with a cinematic visual accompanying the track “Scottie Beam.” Directed by James “JMP” Pereira, Gibbs’ “Scottie […]

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