Rick Ross Moves 180k With Mastermind, Def Jam Celebrates

(AllHipHop News) The Boss has done it again, and Rick Ross has pushed about 180k for his Mastermind album.

Def Jam celebrated the numbers and proclaimed victory in a press statement.

"This was a great team win, all around," said Steve Bartels, president and COO of the Island Def Jam Music Group. "It started with real synergy and unity of purpose between the artist, his core management team and 300, MMG and We The Best, and our dedicated, resourceful team here at Def Jam. Ross gave us his vision for this project, we identified our goals, and created a very focused strategy around that. Rick Ross has not only solidified his role as one of the very biggest marquee stars in hip-hop today, but has earned the honor of becoming a legacy artist in the great 30-year history of Def Jam Recordings."

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