Rick Ross has announced the release date for Mastermind, his upcoming album, which is slated to be released December 17.
Ross announced the release date for the project via Twitter with two images and three updates.
6th solo album. Mastermind 12/17 pic.twitter.com/GMon6hPsyk
Mastermind. 4th Quarter. Takeover. Its Over. Get Ready. 12/17 pic.twitter.com/EozN537EAU
— Mastermind (@rickyrozay) October 9, 2013
“It’s never been done like this,” Ross said in a press release. “We’ll be performing everything from ‘Tears of Joy’ to ‘Aston Martin Music,’ all with a live band. It's time to remind everyone what Maybach Music is all about.”
The “Mastermind Tour” itinerary is as follows:
11.12 Detroit, MI Masonic Temple Theatre
11.14 Boston, MA Orpheum Theatre
11.15 New York, NY Beacon Theatre
11.16 Mashantucket, CT MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods
11.17 Washington, DC DAR Constitution Hall
11.20 Atlanta, GA Fox Theater
11.22 St. Petersburg, FL Mahaffey Theatre
11.23 Miami, FL James L. Knight Center
(October 9, 2013)
UPDATE: Rick Ross' Mastermind is set to be released March 4.
— Def Jam Recordings (@DefJamRecords) January 14, 2014
UPDATE #2: Rick Ross' Mastermind cover art can be found below, followed by a video announcing the cover art.
UPDATE #3: Rick Ross has released the cover art for the deluxe edition of his upcoming Mastermind album. The cover, which was created by Mr. Brainwash, can be viewed below.
UPDATE #4: Rick Ross has announced the tracklist for his upcoming Mastermind album, an album that boasts appearances by Kanye West, Jay Z, Lil Wayne and Big Sean. The tracklist can be found below, followed by the YouTube clip which was made to announce the guests and tracks set to be on Ross' upcoming project.
UPDATE #5: The producer credits for Mastermind have been released. Diddy, Mike WiLL Made-It, Kanye West and The Weeknd are among the producers on the project. A full list can be found below via HipHop-n-More.
(February 9, 2014)
UPDATE #6: Rick Ross has released Mastermind in its entirety for iTunes users. The album can be streamed here.
UPDATE #7: J. Manifest and Legion of Muzik produced Mastermind selection "Drug Dealers Dream." Jake One had been listed as the producer in a previous version of the tracklist.