Rick Ross Teflon Don Tracklist
The Rick Ross Teflon Don tracklist shows off the variety on this album. Everyone from Kanye West to Drake makes an appearance on the album. The music ranges from stripped down percussion and rapping to more orchestrated pieces. There's even a song about MC Hammer, which pulls him from the 'where are they now?' bag.
- "I’m Not A Star" (Produced by J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League). This song finds Rick Ross claiming he's more than just a rapper. He says he is what he sings, a tough guy.
- "Free Mason feat. Jay-Z & John Legend" (Produced by The Inkredibles). This is a slower Ross song. It features soulful organ and orchestration. When Ross raps on it, however, it's with his regular authoritative tone.
- "Tears Of Joy feat. Cee-Lo" (Produced by No I.D.). Cee-Lo adds a little sweetness to everything he touches. On this song, Cee-Lo Green tempers Rick Ross' toughness with some smooth soul singing.
- "Maybach Music III feat. T.I., Jadakiss & Erykah Badu" (Produced by J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League). On the track, Blaxploitation strings introduce it. It sounds a lot like '70s soul; like music from a former era.
- "Live Fast, Die Young feat. Kanye West" (Produced by Kanye West). Not only does Kanye West rap on this track, but he also produced it. The percussion is thick, which once again shows how much adventure West puts into his productions. He may be a hip-hop star, but he mixes in a lot of unlikely elements.
- "Super High feat. Ne-Yo" (Produced by Clark Kent & The Remedy). With soul star Ne-Yo on the track, Rick Ross comes off nearly like a smooth jazz cat on this sweet track.
- "No. 1 feat. Trey Songz & Diddy" (Produced by Danja). Unlike a lot of the album, this is a stripped down track. It's little more than percussion and raw rapping. The drums thunder at one point.
- "MC Hammer feat. Gucci Mane" (Produced by Lex Luger). No, this is not that "You Can't Touch This" fun rap music. Instead, it's a biographical lyric retelling MC Hammer's sad story, where he rose to the top, and then sank all the way to the bottom.
- "B.M.F. (Blowin’ Money Fast) feat. Styles P" (Produced by Lex Luger). "B.M.F." is another stripped down track. It has an ominous melody. It speaks of the dark world of crime.
- "Aston Martin Music feat. Drake & Chrisette Michele" (Produced by J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League). The video for this track is priceless. It featues three little kids watching a rich person driving up in an Aston Martin, where they all envy that life and wish they could own a car like that. Drake's distinctive rapping stands out on it.
- "All The Money In The World feat. Raphael Saadiq" (Produced by The Olympicks). Money is a subject that comes up a lot in Rick Ross songs. However, this song talks about the important things in life; those things one wouldn't trade all the money in the world for.
- "Audio Meth" (Produced by The Runners) [iTunes Bonus Track]. This iTunes bonus track uses drugs as the metaphor for the way music can sometimes be addictive. There are worse things to be addictive to than Rick Ross music, however.