The Maybach Music Group CEO, is a force to reckon with in the hip hop culture. His journey has seen gain respect of many around the world. During his career, he has had nine studio albums, one compilation album and also mixtapes. He also has been featured in over 100 music videos.
Names of Rick Ross Albums.
Here is a list of Rick Ross albums:
Port of Miami (2006)
The hit single ‘Hustlin’ really catapulted the success of the debut album. It did pretty well for a debut album of a not so known hip hop artist and sold over 190,000 copies in its first week. The remix of the song ‘Hustlin’ featured hip hop heavyweights Jay Z and Young Jeezy.
His second single ‘Push it’ also received massive airplay. The album went gold as certified by the Recording Industry Association of America. The album continued to succeed until it was certified platinum in 2016. It is considered as one of Rick Ross best album.
Following the success of the first album, fans were thrilled to check out the second album. Rick Ross new album featured T Pain, Nelly, Avery Storm, Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy and Trick Daddy. The songs in the album that did exponentially well include ‘Maybach Music,’ ‘The Boss’ and ‘Luxury Tax.’
It also featured an interlude by DJ Khaled. Big props all need to be given to the producers especially Rotem who did a fantastic job on ‘Here I Am.’
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Deeper than Rap (2009)
Rick Ross album play list featured Lil Wayne, Kanye West, T Pain, The Dream and Avery Storm. It landed at the number one spot on Billboard 200. It also sold close to 160,000 copies in the U.S. in its first week. The album came after he released a series of mixtapes and freestyle tracks.
Teflon Don (2010)
The album landed the number two spot behind Eminem’s ‘Recovery’ on the Billboard 200. He sold over 180,000 copies in its first week. It features appearances by Jay Z, Kanye West and Drake.
The most memorable track on the album was ‘Aston Martin Music’ which featured Drake and Chrisette Michelle. The song received massive airplay and won some awards. He also featured in DJ Khalid’s ‘I’m on one’ which earned a Grammy Award nomination.
God Forgives, I don’t (2012)
The album sold over 210,000 copies on its first week. This was a record breaking moment has it had topped all of his previous album sales in the first week. The album also landed the number one spot on the Billboard 200. The success did not stop here as it was declared gold by the Records Industry Association of America.
The album also featured Wale and Meek Mill who are members of his record label. The album continued to sale close to 600,000 copies in the U.S. It also received a Grammy Award Nomination for Best Rap Album.
The album earned the number one title at the Billboard 200 chart. It also sold close to 180,000 copies in its first week. The album was a star studded affair as it featured appearances from Jay Z, Young Jeezy, Lil Wayne, Meek Mill, Wale, Future, Big Sean and French Montana. He also had a wide motivation from produces like DJ Mustard, Kanye west, P Diddy, Scott Scorch and Mike Will Made It.
Hood Billionaire (2014)
In the year 2014, he released two albums. Although this one did not catch the eye of many fans. It did not land at any spot in the Billboard 200 chart unlike its predecessors. It featured guest appearances from Jay Z, R. Kelly, Michelle, Bossie Badass and Project Pat. Although with promising line-up the album was not well received. Many felt as if it was a continuation of the ‘Mastermind.’
Black Market (2015)
After the dismal performance of the previous album, he came with another eight studio album. It had guest appearances from Chris Brown, John Legend, Nas, Mariah Carey, Mariah J. Blidge and Future.
It debuted at the number six spot on the Billboard 200 chart. It also had close to 60,000 sales on its first week.
Rather You, Than Me (2017)
Its supporting singles ‘Trap Trap Trap’ paved the way for the other tracks. Rick Ross latest album has special guest appearances from Antony Hamilton, Dej Loaf, Young Thug, Nas, Future, Meek Mill and Ty Dolla Sign.
It landed at the third spot on the Billboard chart. It managed also to sell close to 110,000 copies on its first week. It was released under his label Maybach Music group.