Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at 11:06 a.m.
Today is all about the @rickyrozay madness! Yes, it's the much-anticipated official release day of Rick Ross' new album, Teflon Don. He's got a serious track record to live up to: All of his previous albums, 2006's Port of Miami, 2008's Trilla, and 2009's Deeper Than Rap all entered the Soundscan chart at number one.
Will Teflon Don
perform similarly? If the reaction so far to leaked singles like "Super High" and the Big Meech-inspired anthem "B.M.F. (Blowing Money Fast)" are any indication, the answer is a definite yes. Plus it's got some heavyweight celebrity co-signs, including some from, so far, Diddy
and DJ Khaled
(of course), Busta Rhymes
, and John Legend (who, good for him, purchased a copy in suppor
To goose sales and meet with his hordes of fans, the Boss will appear today at a special signing and meet and greet session this evening at the Pembroke Pines Best Buy. Of course, he'll follow up the celebration tonight at the legendary King of Diamonds
Ross' press rep promises the "guest list reads like the most affluent society pages, Billboard Top 10, and a Miami Heat Celebration Party." Ochocinco's already confirmed his attendance (via Twitter, naturally
), but will the Lebron/Wade/Bosh trifecta also show?
Here are the details for both events.
Best Buy In-Store Signing: 6 to 8 p.m. 11450 Pines Blvd., Pembroke PInes. 954-441-6135
Official Album Release Party:
10 p.m. to 5 a.m. at King of Diamond
s, 17800 NE 5th Ave., Miami. Celebrity red carpet is from 12:30 to 2 a.m.! 305-999-9500; kodmiami.com
Check Crossfade tomorrow for pics and recaps!