How It Was: Rick Ross was just months away from being exposed as a former correctional officer when P got locked up in 2008.
How It Is Now: The rise of Rick Ross is upon us. Wait, how did that open? Oh, yeah. The guy worked his ass off and everyone forgot about the whole CO thing.
What P Needs to Know: Love him or hate him, Ross built a pretty impressive blueprint when it comes to resurrecting your career as a rapper. Record a song, release it, and repeat often. By doing that, he was able to make people forget his past. We're pretty sure P isn't riding for Ross, but it wouldn't be a bad model for him to follow while he tries rehabbing his own career.