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Rick Ross Casually Admits CO Past He Denied for Years Was True

When I was writing the "Mastermind" lyrical breakdown I pointed out that Rick Ross seemed to be very sideways admitting that he actually was a correctional officer throughout the album, although he wasn't coming...

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The Best & Worst Rap Lines From Rick Ross’ “Mastermind”

For those of us (aka me) who happen to love breaking down rap lyrics that may or may not make any sense, a new Rick Ross project is like Christmas day. Except instead of Santa bringing boys and girls toys, it's more like...

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5 Rick Ross Songs Even The Haterz Have to Love

How do I know Rick Ross haters love these songs? Well I am one, and I do. A long time ago, before the likes of French Montana and Chief Keef (finally listened to "Don't Like" all the way through...hated it!) public enemy...

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This Week’s Album Alert: MMG’s “Self Made 3”, Meek Mill’s’ “Dreamchasers 3” & More

Here at The DJBooth we strive to always keep our readers well informed of all the latest album, mixtape and EP releases. So to start your Monday off right we'll preview the week ahead in new releases, highlighting the hip...

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From 50 Cent to A$AP Rocky, Listen to “The Introduction” (RDIO Playlist)

The DJBooth has partnered with music subscription service Rdio to bring our readers exclusive, streaming playlists over the course of October and November. For our second collection, we decided to look back at the moment some...

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From Nicki Minaj to Rick Ross, The 2012 Summer Jam Recap

(Young Jeezy looks out at the massive 2012 Summer Jam audience.) Photo by JD Tuminski Despite all the mishaps on June 3, Hot 97 proved to 55,000 hip-hop fans why Summer Jam is and forever will be the biggest concert of the...

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Who Wants Tickets to See Rick Ross, Meek Mill & More in Atlantic City?

This Friday, May 11, one of the biggest hip-hop shows of the year will go down at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. Rap heavyweights Rick Ross, Meek Mill, French Montana, Travis Porter and Future are all slated to play the...

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RT to Win 2 Tickets to See Rick Ross & Busta Rhymes in L.A. #DJBoothGiveaway

A certified hip-hop legend and a legend in the making will be joining forces in L.A. next week, and The DJBooth is going to put you in the audience. That's right, newly signed Cash Money millionaire Busta Rhymes and Maybach...

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The Mega SummerJam Wrap-Up

One year ago, your favorite hip-hop journalist’s favorite up and coming hip-hop journalist came to fruition. 12 months later, having witnessed over 25 of the best concerts and private parties in the music industry, a once...

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Rick Ross, Wale & More Kick Off NBA All-Star Weekend With Skullcandy

With the Grammy Awards barely in the rearview L.A.'s L.A. Live complex is once again preparing to have the nation's eyes on L.A. for the NBA All-Star Game, and to kick off the event in style the always innovative headphone...

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Rick Ross Talks Stacey Dash, 50 Beef & More…

(Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on Vibe.com. By Chris Yuscavage) The Boss is back on the job. Just a little more than a year after dropping his well-received third album Deeper Than Rap, Rick Ross is putting...

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Live Breakdown of VH1’s Hip-Hop Honors Show (Video)

Although ten years ago VH1's programming was so white it made Dick Cheney look like Malcom X, the channel has someone reinvented itself as a hip-hop mecca with its VH1 Hip-Hop Honors show. This year they're running a salute...

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Rick Ross Announces “Deeper Than Rap” Short Film, Preps Album for April 21 Release

Miami, FL -- Currently preparing for the release of his latest LP, Deeper Than Rap, Maybach Music general Rick Ross has announced plans for a forthcoming short film of the same name. Directed by Rik Cordero and executive...

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Masspike Miles Drops “The Pursuit” Mixtape [Free Download]

Miami, FL -- Masspike Miles, the Maybach Music up-and-comer who introduced us to his unique fusion of hip-hop and R&B with Rick Ross collabo "Get It Together," is back in the Booth with a new, star-studded street release....

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Slip-N-Slide Records Unveils New Release Calender

Miami, FL -- Slip-N-Slide Records CEO Ted Lucas has unveiled the label's tentative release calender for the remainder of 2008 and the beginning of 2009. Says Ted Lucas, CEO of Slip-N-Slide Records: "The future of...

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Rick Ross Nabs #1 Album In The Country With “Trilla”

New York, NY -- Ted Lucas, CEO of Slip-N-Slide Records, South Florida’s #1 Independent label who has been at the forefront of the Miami music scene for over 14 years, has reached another level of success by having his...

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The Boss Is Back, Rick Ross Celebrates Release of “Trilla”

Miami, FL -- On the eve of the release of "Trilla," the most highly-anticipated album of 2008, Rapper Rick Ross (Slip N' Slide/Def Jam) will host a star-studded celebration in high style, marking the of the birth of his...

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Rick Ross Rakes In Top Honors for the City of Miami Gardens

Miami, FL – Trick Daddy may love the kids but so does Rick Ross. In the midst of recording his sophomore album, Trilla, Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam Recording artists Rick Ross took time out of his busy schedule to give back to his...

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John Legend, Rick Ross To Host 3rd Annual Florida Entertainment Summit

Miami, FL -- The 3rd Annual Florida Entertainment Summit will convene November 29th – December 2nd, 2007, in beautiful Miami, Florida. Each year this highly-anticipated industry event features a stellar list of events that...

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Rick Ross To Release Second Album “TRILLA” on Dec. 18th

New York, NY -- Slip N Slide Records/Def Jam recording artist Rick Ross, is set to release his highly anticipated second studio album entitled “TRILLA”, including the first single release, “Speedin’,” featuring R....

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Rick Ross’ Hip Hop Venture Philanthropy Paves the Way for Community Development

Miami, FL -- While rapper Rick Ross is promoting his sophomore album, "Trilla," set to be released on December 18th, he is taking time out his busy schedule to give back to his community. This upcoming Thanksgiving holiday,...

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Def Jam Looks To Kick-Off BET Awards Weekend

Atlanta, GA -- Def Jam Records in conjunction with Certified Crunkness, Cloud 9 and Go Click This Radio present a free concert for Atlanta college students during the BET Hip Hop Awards Weekend. The Def Jam Platinum Pep...

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Slip-N-Slide Records Scores Huge Week at Billboard 200

New York, N.Y. -- Slip-N-Slide Records, the #1 independent label in South Florida and one of the most influential record labels in the industry, has achieved even greater success this week with one of its artists: Hip Hop...

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Rick Ross Gives to Charity, Hangs Out All Day

WHO: Rick Ross Charities and Magic Johnson's Burger King Restaurants to Present, The 1st Annual Rick Ross Be Out Day. With the youth of his community in mind, multi-platinum hip-hop artist Rick Ross (Slip N' Slide...

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