When a gangster rap boast works, it usually has more to do with authoritative delivery than verifiability. So the fact that 50 Cent revealed Ross used to work as a corrections officer - and thus lacks the hood credentials typically demanded of this breed of rapper - doesn't matter as long as Ross amps up his braggadocio to entertaining new heights.

When a gangster rap boast works, it usually has more to do with authoritative delivery than verifiability. So the fact that 50 Cent revealed Ross used to work as a corrections officer - and thus lacks the hood credentials typically demanded of this breed of rapper - doesn't matter as long as Ross amps up his braggadocio to entertaining new heights.

And that's exactly what he's done on the new "Teflon Don." He's no longer just "the boss;" now he's rapping about being in secret societies and being richer than ever. Combined with a flock of A-list guests and some of rap's richer production in recent memory, it makes for something to brag about.