Rick Ross's 2006 debut Port of Miami was almost humble compared with what followed it. He indulged in plenty of Scarface fan fiction, yes, but the florid touches that would make Ross a superstar were a few years away. In retrospect, the gap between Port of Miami and "B.M.F." is the difference between the first Fast & Furious, which was mostly a bunch of street races, and the newer ones, where they're dropping cars out of helicopters and wrestling nuclear warheads away from international cyberterrorists.
New Musical Express (NME) - 60 Based on rating 3/5
Celebrating what it is to be young, fly and flashy, 'Port of Miami 2' comes with some of the best production money can buy, even if it is a little slow out the gate Thirteen years ago Rick Ross exploded onto the scene with the earth-shattering street anthem 'Hustlin''. The former protege of Miami rap legend Trick Daddy went from selling drugs to selling out shows before then becoming one of the most bankable artists in hip-hop. But it all started with his debut album 'Port of Miami'.