“For the Culture”: Rick Ross Set to Collaborate With Asake, Other African Artistes for His New Album

“For the Culture”: Rick Ross Set to Collaborate With Asake, Other African Artistes for His New Album

  • Renowned American rapper Rick Ross announced his intentions to collaborate with the fast-rising Nigerian talent Asake
  • The record producer shared his excitement about an upcoming project specifically focused on Africa
  • In a lively video, Rick Ross disclosed his plans to collaborate with 12 African artistes hailing from 12 different countries
  • In a chat with Legit.ng, a top radio host, Kolade Dominate, shared his views on Rick Ross' incoming project, noting that African music is at the forefront

American heavyweight rapper William Leonard Roberts II, known professionally as Rick Ross, has declared his plans to work with Nigerian fast-rising talent Ahmed Ololade, aka Asake.

The record producer expressed his delight towards his upcoming project, which is solely centred on African heritage.

Rick Ross set to collaborate with Asake
Rick Ross set to work with Asake and other African artistes. Credit: @asakemusic, @richforever
Source: Instagram

In a high-spirited video, he revealed he would be working with 12 African artistes from 12 countries to diversify the vision of his new album.

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Rozay asserted that this would be the biggest project Africans would ever see in a long while.

Alongside Asake, he mentioned Stonebwoy and Black Sheriff from Ghana, Nasty C from South Africa, and more.

Watch the video below:

Netizens react Rick Ross' announcement

Legit.ng compiled the reactions below:




"Music is back to Africa! African music in shops, malls, restaurants, airport, everywhere in the world."


"Don’t get too excited!!! Rozay is a trendy guy now."


"Africa is already Big.. he’s doing it when we don’t need it anymore .. he should have done it 8 years ago.. would have been big but now is just gon be a regular normal song but I’ll still listen to it."

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"This one talking like he’s trying to help, oga we’re the hottest in the universe don’t talk like we’re babies Shey you understand."


"If you want to work with African artist, kindly look to work with underrated and underground artist."

It's natural to tap into what is trending - Kolade Dominate

In a chat with Legit.ng, a top radio host, Kolade Dominate, noted that the growth of African music will only attract more International collaborations.

It's only natural that anyone taps into what is trending, whether you agree or not, African Music is at the forefront, and it's only wise for everyone to be in the mix."

Meek Mill on his plans to visit Ghana again

In another story, celebrated American rapper Meek Mill expressed excitement about returning to Ghana for the second time.

Using the hashtag #askmeek, several Ghanaians asked him whether he would be coming back anytime soon since December was approaching.

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Many Ghanaians were overjoyed at the tweet as Nigerians pleaded with him to choose their country.

Source: Legit.ng

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