You The Boss

Album: single release only (2011)
Charted: 62

Songfacts®:

  • New York MC Nicki Minaj links up with Rick Ross on this soulful track, which shows the lover side of the Maybach Music Group CEO. The song was debuted on October 5, 2011 on New York DJ Funkmaster Flex's Hot 97 radio show and Ross told Funkmaster Flex he wanted to make the most of Minaj's vocal ability on this song. "I wanted to collaborate with Nicki in another way - her breaking down and letting us hear her beautiful voice," he said. "I wanted to most definitely go to another level, make sure my sound continued to evolve and just continue to take people somewhere different."
  • Nicki Minaj originally penned this slow-roller for Lil Wayne in the late 2000s. Weezy never ended up using the track, and rather than leaving it lingering, she gave it to Rick Ross.

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