Rick Ross describes customizing MMG necklace for 'big homie' Shaquille O'Neal whom he calls a real 'artist'

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Rick Ross has revealed the behind-the-scenes details of the custom chain he gifted to his "big homie" .

In October, social media erupted with excitement as the Maybach Music Group founder presented the NBA legend with a chain adorned with the Maybach Music Group label.

Ross now oke about the work that went into customizing the chain for O'Neal, standing at an impressive seven feet one inch.

Rick Ross 'glad' Shaquille O'Neal 'enjoyed' his gift

Speaking to , Ross recalled how he began to think of getting the ideal gift for the former NBA player.

"For one, you got to make sure you get those flawless emeralds, then that piece got to go with... This is somebody who's seven feet tall, so his piece will look a lot smaller on him than if I wore it," said the 47-year-old.

"So I told them, let's triple up on it. It ain't no budget. This for the big homie, Shaq Diesel, Shaq Fu. You know what I mean?" Ross further added that "the Cuban link was a lot thicker" as he wanted a bigger pendant.