11. One of his good friends, Kenneth Williams, was on America’s Most Wanted.
12. Before signing Wale, they both use to just hang out with each other and soon became friends. That’s the reason Ross beliefs Wale signed to him.
13. Rick Ross likes his grilled lobster from Tootsies. This actually one of the places that he and Wale used to chill together.
14. After just one week on Twitter, Ross asked his followers (probably 20,000 at that time) who is the best rapper in Philly and almost everyone said Meek. That was when Ross told his followers to tell Meek to meet him at a Philly radio station. The rest is history.
15. When Ross told his sister to book a ticket for Meek to come to Miami to record with Ross for the first time, she made a mistake and booked the ticket under Ross’s name, William Roberts. When Meek arrived to Miami, they couldn’t understand how. It turned out that Meek’s birth name is Robert Williams. Meant to be?
16. Ross says when he’s signing someone; he wants to see serious determination. He can tell if someone is gonna make it after two to three days, he told the audience. When he wakes up in the studio with the person, he wants to see that person already awake and writing.
17. In the video for “Devil In A New Dress,” man driving Ross’ Maybach is actually Drake’s personal driver. When Ross reached Toronto (where the video was shot), he asked Drake to send him a Maybach because he wanted to shoot the video right then and there.
18. Ross hates it when he’s asked, “Which single is the single?” He noted that back in the day, rappers weren’t thinking about which single was going to be on the top of the charts, they just made the “timeless” music they wanted to. “My album is a single, my brand is a single!”
19. He admitted that he wasn’t ready for level of success that he received at first. “I would have appreciated it more.”
20. When it’s all said and done, he wants to be remembered as someone who not only put his artists on TV, but allow them to profit. He wants all of his artists to “eat at the same table with me.”