SIGNED will serve as a music competition between aspiring hip-hop acts and R&B singers vying for an opportunity to sign with a record label. With Ross (Maybach Music Group), The-Dream (Radio Killa Records) and Lenny S (Roc Nation) representing their respective companies, the trio of executives will head to Atlanta and scout the crop of talent available to them.
The contestants will undergo a series of auditions, challenges and workshops in order to move a step closer to a finale performance showcase. In the midst of their journey, the competitors will engage in personal sessions with the show’s executives, while also working with surprise collaborators including Meek Mill, DJ Khaled, and producer Bangladesh. At the end, one lucky winner will have the opportunity to sign to either MMG, Radio Killa Records or Roc Nation.
On 4/20, the boss announced his new partnership with Empire Rolling, the company that dropped the hundred-dollar-bill rolling paper. In a statement on Instagram, Ross showers his new partner with high praise, stating “I only partner with high quality products I personally use.” That’s a big endorsement from the iconic Ross, who is one of the most respected smokers in the game. One wonders what new sort of products Ross & Empire will cook up – perhaps people will one day be able to roll a blunt with Rick Ross‘s formidable mug.
Rick Ross is looking into becoming a minority owner of the Miami Dolphins.
“I went and sat down with the Miami Dolphins, we discussed a few things,” Ross said about the situation, “You know I’ve been interested in trying to buy a small percentage of the Dolphins for a long time, and they finally invited me into the office and I sat with some people.
If Ross does buy a share of the team, he’d add to an already sizable list of celebrity part-owners. Singers Marc Anthony, Gloria Estefan, Fergie, and tennis players Venus and Serena Williams all own a piece of the Dolphins.
In the wake of the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, the Game has enlisted a formidable force of 10 rappers and four R&B crooners, banding together in protest on musical molotov “Don’t Shoot.”
On the track, the Game is joined by Diddy, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Diddy, Fabolous, Wale, DJ Khaled, Swizz Beatz, Yo Gotti, Curren$y, Problem, King Pharaoh and the R&B super-group TGT (Tyrese, Ginuwine and Tank).
“I managed to get everyone on board fairly easy, simply because we have the hearts,” says the Game