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.
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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.
Twitter's been going nuts all day! DJ Khaled! Warner Bros! Everyone's RTing this shit! Is it 3:05 yet?!?