The Many Disturbing Faces of a Shirtless Rick Ross


More than anyone else, producer Lex Luger has had rap’s summer on lock. His two booming, window-rattling tracks on Rick Ross’s Teflon Don–“MC Hammer” and “B.M.F. (Blowin’ Money Fast)”–have been inescapable, from cars to picnics to other rappers, who have repeatedly borrowed both beats. Somewhere in there, Luger completed the trilogy, selling a cousin of the two Ross tracks to the Georgia rapper Waka Flocka; together, they made “Hard In Da Paint,” as massive and menacing an anthem as hip-hop has seen in the last few months. Of course, the song was a gauntlet for Ross, who promptly rapped over it himself. Today, the corpulent Miami lightning rod released a video for his remake. It’s…disturbing. Ross has been known to go shirtless before. But something about the combination of whatever he’s smoking in this video and the vast, jiggling expanse of his ample chest, well–let’s just say don’t look at his eyes if you want to sleep tonight:

Just consider yourself forewarned, is what we’re saying: