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Rick Ross Explains The Difference Between MMG’s Self Made, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2

Rick Ross and his Maybach Music Group only took 13 months and three days after they dropped their Self Made, Vol. 1 to release Self Made, Vol. 2.

In a recent interview on MTV’s RapFixLive, Rozay attempted to explain the main difference between each project—the time spent working on them.

“Of course, the difference first and foremost is the sound, the music,” the Bawse explained. “When we released Self Made, Vol. 1, we had just really closed our deal. We pretty much did it in two weeks, just sitting around in the studio, just having fun, and we recorded it.

“This project here, everybody was pretty much in a different position,” he added. “It’s been a big difference status-wise from the first year [’til] now. Everybody was basically on tour when we first started this process. We stayed in communication a little more and I think the music itself, it sounds straight up organic, like it was meant to be, from the choruses, the concepts, the titles to the sequencing.”

Vol. 1 included hit singles like “Tupac Back,” “Pacman,” “By Any Means,” “Ima Boss” and “600 Benz,” while featuring guests like Jadakiss, J. Cole and Curren$y. The more focused Vol. 2 features even more guests in the form of Kendrick Lamar, Nas, Nipsey Hussle, Roscoe Dash, Wiz Khalifa, T-Pain, Ace Hood, Bun B, T.I. and French Montana, who appears on three different cuts.

Yesterday (June 27), MMG released the video for “Power Circle,” a lengthy track at 8:36 that has Rozay, Wale, Meek Mill, Stalley, Gunplay and Kendrick Lamar all spitting.—Jakinder Singh

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