#4. Rappers like Rick Ross are taking photos with Mase to generate publicity.
Mase was hanging out with his longtime friend/producer Rico Love last year when Rick Ross called and asked the pair to come kick it with him in the studio. When they got there, Ross asked Mase to pose for a photo with him and had it put out on the Internet. Within days, there was a ton of speculation surrounding whether Mase was signing to Maybach Music Group. Turns out, he wasn't. But it got both him and Ross a ton of publicity at the time.
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