By Rob Markman
Rick Ross has accomplished quite a lot in the past year, but the Miami rapper admits that he’d be nowhere without his team. He hit a few roadblocks on the way to releasing God Forgives, I Don’t, but after a couple of health scares slowed him down in October, he got right back up, with help from his power circle.
“When you sitting down at a desk and you’re jotting down your ideas on the calendar, of course you never penciled in those few setbacks,” Rick Ross said when he appeared on “RapFix Live” on August 1. “Regardless of what they were, it’s a setback, and a setback goes against what you’re trying to accomplish.”
In October, Ross suffered two separate seizures in one day. “We dusted that off and went back to work immediately,” Ross said, crediting manager Gucci Pucci, Maybach A&R Spiff TV and the staff at Def Jam Records for holding things down.
Rozay also praised his mother and kids for helping him through the difficult time. “They soldiers. My family are soldiers, from my mom all the way down to my beautiful daughter and my little son,” he said. “They were right by my side, really, when I was at the hospital.”
When the first-week sales for GFID are officially tallied Wednesday, Ross is expected to notch his fourth #1 album, and though it’s his name that receives top billing on the LP, Rozay knows he couldn’t have done it alone.
“I got a wonderful team, and that’s why I keep my circle small, because everybody pretty much carry their weight and do what they supposed to do to help me out as much as they can,” he said. “I think the results most definitely speak for their self.”
Information Wired from: RapFix