Rick Ross unveils teenage prodigy behind Drake diss track “champagne moments”

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In a surprising revelation, hip-hop heavyweight Rick Ross recently shared the secret behind his scorching Drake diss track, “Champagne Moments.” The unexpected twist? The track’s producer is none other than a talented teenager! Let’s dive into the details and explore how this young prodigy made waves in the rap game.

The teenage prodigy

Rick Ross, known for his lyrical prowess and unapologetic style, dropped the bombshell on his Instagram Story. The 48-year-old rapper introduced the world to the 16-year-old mastermind behind “Champagne Moments.” And guess what? This rising star happens to be the son of famed director Benny Boom. Mini Boom, as he goes by, has already left an indelible mark on the music industry.

Mini Boom’s impressive résumé

Benny Boom, recognized for directing the 2017 Tupac biographical film “All Eyez On Me,” has also helmed iconic music videos. From Birdman and Clipse’s “What Happened to That Boy” to Busta Rhymes’ “Touch It” and Akon’s “Smack That,” Boom’s creative vision has graced our screens. Now, his teenage son, Mini Boom, steps into the limelight with “Champagne Moments.”

The Drake connection

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“Champagne Moments” serves as Rick Ross’s fiery response to Drake’s “Push Ups” diss track, which ignited the rap war of 2024. While tensions between the MMG boss and Drizzy may be cooling down, Drake found himself in hot water over his “Taylor Made Freestyle.” The estate of Tupac Shakur issued a cease-and-desist letter to Drake, objecting to the unauthorized use of an AI-generated version of Tupac’s voice on the track.

The legal battle

According to court documents, Tupac’s estate expressed deep dismay over the misuse of the late rapper’s voice. The letter emphasized that the record violated Tupac’s publicity rights and tarnished his legacy. Kendrick Lamar, a friend to the estate, also faced backlash due to the sound-alike vocals on “Taylor Made Freestyle.” The estate argued that the track caused substantial economic and reputational harm by misleading listeners.

As the rap world buzzes with intrigue, Mini Boom’s contribution to “Champagne Moments” remains a testament to youthful talent. Rick Ross’s decision to collaborate with this teenage prodigy adds a fresh twist to the ongoing saga. So, next time you bump to the beat, remember that behind the bars lies the genius of a 16-year-old producer who’s rewriting the rules of hip-hop.