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Urban Legends Releases Rick Ross’ Def Jam Classic ‘Mastermind’ On Vinyl For Its 5th anniversary

The double LP is available on standard black & limited-edition pink vinyl

LOS ANGELESMarch 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Urban Legends/UMe releases Rick Ross’ expansive sixth album for Def Jam Recordings—’Mastermind’—on vinyl for the first time in celebration of its fifth anniversary. With appearances from JAY-Z, Kanye West, The Weeknd, Diddy, Lil Wayne, and more, ‘Mastermind’ is now available on 2LP standard black vinyl and limited-edition pink vinyl. The LP features the deluxe edition artwork by renowned artist Mr. Brainwash, as well.

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‘Mastermind’ was originally released on March 3, 2014, by Def Jam Recordings, Maybach Music Group, and Slip-n-Slide Records. With the support of singles including “The Devil Is a Lie,” “War Ready” and “Thug Cry,” ‘Mastermind’ debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and sold over 150,000 copies in its first week of release. ‘Mastermind’ nabbed Ross a nomination for Album of the Year at the 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards.

“It’s all about coming from wherever you come from and [taking] it wherever you want to go to,” Ross told Hot 97 around the album’s release. “The minute you do that that’s when you can consider yourself a mastermind.”

Rick RossMastermind [2LP black vinyl; 2LP pink vinyl]

A1. Intro
A2. Rich Is Gangsta
A3. Drug Dealers Dream
A4. Shots Fired
A5. Nobody
A6. The Devil Is A Lie

B1. Mafia Music III
B2. War Ready
B3. What A Shame
B4. Supreme

C2. Dope Bitch Skit
C3. In Vein
C4. Sanctified
C5. Walkin’ On Air

D1. Thug Cry
D2. Blessing In Disguise
D3. Paradise Lost
D4. You Know I Got It (Reprise)


Urban Legends is a multi-platform initiative that honors the past 30 years of Universal Music Group’s (UMG) urban catalog. The label imprint and platform, which came to fruition in late 2017, celebrates the artists and music at the heart and soul of hip-hop.

Nobody forgets the album that changed their life—that one song that defined the moment. Urban Legends remembers and reimagines what it means to be a fan, helping music lovers fall in love with their favorites all over again. We celebrate our icons, our culture, our style, our legacy, our music—and why it matters.

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