Rick Ross goes shirtless on the cover of the October / November issue of The Source magazine, marking the fifth time he has graced the publications front page. The issue hits newsstands November 26th and includes an interview by Shaheem Reid.

Read an excerpt from the cover story and take a behind the scenes look at the photoshoot below.

“It feel good as hell. When you look at these dope ass covers, just being on the bible, it still means that much to me,” Rozay says in the feature. “You understand? I’m going into my 6th album, my 5th cover just letting you know that every year they supported the team MMG. Get ready for the craziest Ricky Rozay story, as soon as you see me on the cover, pick it up, even if I’m not on the cover, still pick it up. It’s the culture.”

UPDATE: Added the alternate version which features Pusha T making his first ever appearance on The Source‘s cover.

pusha t the source alternate cover

The Source writes:

Pusha T graces the cover of The Source Magazine in what marks his first major placement on a print cover as a solo artist. In the ever-changing landscape of Hip-Hop, the Virginia native has lived through personal and professional tragedies en route to releasing multiple classic albums. “The Source is where we get a bird’s eye view of the evolution of hip-hop. A cover to commemorate My Name Is My Name, is dope. Pun intended” says Pusha T. Pusha talks about working under the watchful, perfectionist eye of Kanye West, and what life as a former drug-dealer from Virginia whose outlasted both his friends and his enemies

Source: MTV RapFix / Miss Info