(AllHipHop News) Earlier this month, Rick Ross released his eighth studio album Black Market. Before the Maybach Music Group boss launched his decade-long career, he was a fan of Hip Hop. Tidal tapped Rozay to share the five albums from other artists that changed his life.
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Ross named the LPs in no particular order, but his entire list includes projects from the 1990’s. The Miami native named Trick Daddy’s Based On A True Story (1997), OutKast’s Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik (1994), 2Pac’s All Eyez On Me (1996), The Notorious B.I.G.’s Ready To Die (1994), and Jay Z’s Reasonable Doubt (1996).
The exclusive video also featured Ross speaking about each album and its impact on him and the culture. In addition, he offered personal comments about Pac and Biggie.
“Of course we lost great artists, but 2Pac was the artist I witnessed grown men cry for,” said Ross. “When I think of 2Pac, I can’t go without thinking of Notorious B.I.G. – Christopher Wallace. Rest in peace to both of those icons who I feel are the two most influential artists.”
Tidal subscribers can watch “5 Albums That Changed My Life – Rick Ross” at Tidal.com.
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