Rick Ross & Wale: The Billboard Cover Story, Part II
Rick Ross & Wale: The Billboard Cover Story, Part II

The latest issue of Billboard features an in-depth look at the partnership of Rick Ross and Wale, hip-hop's latest odd couple who joined forces on Maybach Music Group and have created a buzz online, on the radio, and on the Billboard 200 albums chart.


Read the full story of Rick Ross' rise to prominence below, and click here to learn how Wale went from written-off to white-hot , all thanks to some sky-high "Ambition."

RICK ROSS: THE BILLBOARD COVER STORY

"Clutch" is a word sports fans use to describe a moment in which someone recognizes the magnitude of a situation and rises to meet it.

It's a buzzer-beating jump shot, or a Hail Mary touchdown pass -- a triumph instantly memorized and placed in the history books.

The idea of being "clutch" -- of having a sixth sense for the defining moment -- is one that

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