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Timbaland says Rick Ross is the Second Coming of The Notorious B.I.G.

By The Hip Hop Writer
Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer

The closest thing, in sound and size, to The Notorious B.I.G. was Guerilla Black, who enjoyed a brief run in the 2004-2005 period. However, in 2006, the hip hop world was introduced to the flamboyant Rick Ross. Immediately, the Carol City rapper was compared to The Notorious B.I.G., labeled a Southern version of the deceased legend. Over time, Rick Ross would establish himself in his own right.

Rick Ross has grown past the Biggie comparison and is putting together a legacy of his own. In 2010, Rick Ross rose to truly become one of the stars in the game. Rick Ross had bigger plans in 2011, intending to release his fifth studio album. However, two seizures left Rick Ross put on ice by his management and his record label. Despite this, Rick Ross was still the most-visible hip hop artist of 2011.

Now, Rick Ross is preparing for the next step in his career, finally having the chance to work with the legends. In the previously-posted behind the scenes clip of “MMG Untouchable,” Timbaland makes an appearance. Timbaland will be working with Rick Ross on his upcoming fifth studio album, God Forgives, I Don’t. During the video shoot, Timbaland took a moment in front of the camera to say Rick Ross is the second coming of The Notorious B.I.G.

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