• Angola has been experiencing a severe economic crisis that started in 2014, this is due to the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change.
American rapper Rick Ross spent the long Easter weekend in Nigeria and later in Angola. During his tour there, he meet a number of African artists and saw their potential to take over the world with their music and talent.
Rick Ross listed some of the artists he noticed on his social media, while there.
"Rosa Ree, Qwesta, CDQ...after being to Nigeria, the other night, I saw so much talent, so many fly artistes, dope performers."
He added, "It is official Maybach Music Africa will be signing two artistes better believe it from various parts of Africa, so let's stay in touch, let's build."
He described the African wing of the record label as a move "to rewrite history."
The rapper then flew off to Angola where he had a meet and greet session with the locals.
He was filmed on a tour of the slums where he went to a local Kinyozi in the country's capital city, Luanda, to get a haircut.
He was then swamped by fans.
"It is Easter, we are not sitting in a hotel, we came out here to get a haircut. We came out here to show love for the people, all our blood is the same red. It is beautiful."
Rick Ross advised his fellow superstars, "Every artiste that comes out here I suggest you come out here and touch the people."
In another video, Rick Ross is seen handing out crisp new banknotes to an elderly woman after having a short talk with her.
In another clip, Rick Ross is seen advising a teenage girl. He said, "Always dream big because you are a queen. Always listen to your parents and always believe in God."
During the meet the people tour, Rick Ross also announced that he would also like to meet the Angolan president João Lourenço.
He was sworn in as Angola’s third president. He succeeded former president José Eduardo dos Santos, who had governed the southern African nation for 38 years.
Angola has been experiencing a severe economic crisis that started in 2014, this is due to the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change.
Rick Ross experienced all this first hand and called out to the president, "I want to meet the president and see what I can do."