Rick Ross: New Album “Trilla” Pushed To Feb. 19 Of 2008, Instead Of Dec. 11 Of 2007..

Rick RossRick Ross has announced Feb. 19 as the new release date for his sophomore album, “Trilla.”

The set was initially slated for Dec. 18 and is the follow-up to his 2006 debut, “Port of Miami,” via Slip-N-Slide/Def Jam.

The new album’s first single, “Speedin’” featuring R. Kelly, is No. 76 on Billboard‘s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.

“‘Trilla‘ means real enough and was really inspired by Michael Jackson‘s ‘Thriller,'” Ross tells Billboard “It’s going to be the biggest street album of the year.”

Jay-Z guests on the song “Maybauch Music,” while Lil Wayne and Trick Daddy can be heard on “Luxury Taxing.” “Trilla” also includes features from Akon, T-Pain and Floetry’s Marsha Ambrosius, as well as production from the Runners, who produced his 2006 hit “Hustlin‘, DJ Toomp and Cool and Dre.

Ross’ debutm “Port of Miami” has sold 722,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.