“I know that I’ll be in front of people with this album,” Pusha T says. “As long as I’m in front of people, I’m extremely happy.” The road to solo success has been more than a decade in the making, but the rapper has his eyes set on the prize with his forthcoming debut, "My Name Is My Name," due in August on Def Jam Records.

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