Rick Ross


About Rick Ross

Rick Ross (not to be confused with convicted drug trafficker "Freeway" Rick Ross) is currently one of the biggest artists in the rap game. Although he faced criticism and sponsorship loss for a misinterpreted molly reference on Rocko's "U.O.E.N.O" last year, he’s showed no signs of slowing down.

Throughout his career, he's worked with the likes of E-40, Big Sean, Diddy, Snoop Dogg, DJ Khaled, 2 Chainz, Ace Hood, Timabland, T.I., Siwzz Beatz, Nipsey Hussle, Pusha T, Nicki Minaj, Cam’ron, Chief Keef, The Game, Chris Brown, Fat Joe, Juicy J, J. Cole, Lil Wayne, Ciara, Jay Z, Ne-Yo, Rihanna, Busta Rhymes, Gucci Mane, Future, Birdman, Akon, Mavado, Slim Thug, Cassie, Master P, T-Pain, Young Scooter, Curren$y, Wiz Khalifa, Juelz Santana, Fabolous, Andre 3000, Big Boi and many more.

Although he’s currently involved in ongoing legal battles with LMFAO and the original Rick Ross, he’s preparing to launch his new album Mastermind (which is being mixed by Diddy), and continues to build his Maybach Music Group empire, which is home to Meek Mill, Wale, Omarion, Gunplay, Wale, Triple C’s, Masspike Miles, Magazeen, Teedra Moses, Stalley, DJ Scream, French Montana, Fat Trel and Rockie Fresh. Stay tuned.

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Facts Only

  • Ross is an Aquarius.
  • He was awarded a football scholarship by Albany State University.
  • Although raised in Carol City, Florida, Ross was born in Coahoma County, Mississippi.
  • Rick Ross attended Miami Carol City Senior High School.
  • Rick Ross spent time as a correctional officer between 1995-1997.
  • He owns property in Mississippi, Florida and Atlanta.
  • Houston's Steakhouse is Ross' favorite restaurant.
  • Ross is managed by Sean "Diddy" Combs.
  • He's been involved in an intermittent feud with 50 Cent since 2008.
  • MTV named him the Hottest MC In The Game in 2012.

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