Rick Ross reflects on the controversy of "U.O.E.N.O" following the controversy surrounding Cardi B.
Cardi B's been facing backlash all week after an old video of her admitting to drugging and robbing men resurfaced. It sparked the #SurvivingCardiB hashtag that she's since responded to. One person who can empathize with her current situation is Rick Ross who once alluded to drugging and sleeping with women on Rocko's "U.O.E.N.O." The rapper hopped on Snapchat to come to her defense, saying that she's a changed person since the days she was robbing men.
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Rick Ross hopped on Snapchat to issue a response to the negative press Cardi's facing after she revealed what she used to do for money back in the day before reflecting on his own controversies stemming from his Molly line.
"Leave Cardi B alone and the reason I tell you that is in a lot of circumstances, that's what come with that lifestyle. She never hid that," he said before reflecting on his own controversies. "My circumstances and my incidents where I did lose a seven-figure deal with Reebok and I took that to the chin."
"I needed to understand that I was a king -- and they're right, I didn't need to promote that. The parties I attended at the time, where I'm from, that was the lifestyle. When you look at the reaction when I perform that record, that was the most popular line to a lot of mothafuckas and that's who I wrote that for. I wrote that for mothafuckas that live that lifestyle."
He ultimately circled back to the topic of Cardi B, saying that she shouldn't be scrutinized because of her past. "If you stole a car in the past, that don't mean you shouldn't get money in the future. As long as you change your ways and we all know Cardi B focused on the money now and she is a leader. That's how I feel," he said. "Let's move forward, stop digging up three-year-old shit."
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