We're only six days deep into 2012 and Rap Radar is already declaring Rick Ross's latest digital slab -- entitled, appropriately enough, Rich Forever -- to be one of "the most anticipated mixtapes of the the year."
As hyperblogic as that assertion may seem, please remember: This is The Bawse, people. The Teflon goddamn Don. Ricky fucking Rozay.
His fans hang on to every last viscerally grunted "UHNG!," delight in his rhyming a word with, uh, the same word, and actively fantasize about being taken on Yay-buffet tours of the world, all while being held in the strong arms of this silky smooth gangsta behemoth.
And after withstanding a few teases -- at first we only had a title, then the cover art leaked a few days ago, followed by the tracklist (posted after the jump) this morning -- Ross lovers won't have to wait much longer to get Rich Forever.
It looks like Bawse-ficionados can look forward to a diverse sampling of Rozay's signature stylings: pop-rap transcendence via Diddy, some steamy R&B cuts with Kelly Rowland and John Legend, and collabs with Nas and Pharrell that we just can't wait to hear.
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