UnCategorized William Leonard Roberts II better known by his stage name Rick Ross, is an American rapper. He derived his stage name from the drug trafficker Freeway Ricky Ross, to whom he has no connection . Ross founded the record label Maybach Music Group, on which he released his studio albums Deeper Than Rap and Teflon Don.William Leonard Roberts II was born in Coahoma County, Mississippi. and raised in Carol City, Florida, near Miami. After graduating from Carol City Senior High School, he later attended the historically black college Albany State University on a football scholarship.After being signed to Suave House Records, former label for rap duo 8Ball & MJG, he eventually signed a deal with Slip n Slide Records, which has been under the Def Jam umbrella since 2006. While signed to Slip-n-Slide, Ross toured with fellow rapper Trick Daddy and made guest performances on other Slip-n-Slide albums. Rick Ross released his fourth studio album entitled Teflon Don, which was released on July 6, 2010. The lead is "Super High" featuring Ne-Yo. Actress Stacey Dash made an appearance in the music video. A second official single was released titled "Live Fast, Die Young" which features and is produced by Kanye West. The album debuted at 2 on the Billboard 200 selling 176,000 copies in its first week. In November, 2010, rapper and frequent collabourator, Diddy announced from his YouTube account, that him and Ross are working on an EP together, which is going to be released in 2011. A single has been released for the project, called Another One. The song is produced by Lil Lody.Along with his music projects, Rick Ross was nominated by The Source as its "Man of the Year".Rick Ross is slated to perform at BET Awards 2011 airing on June 26, 2011 .He also received a nomination for Best Male Hip Hop Artist. In January 2009, Ross started a feud with rapper 50 Cent because he supposedly looked at him the wrong way at the BET Awards. 50 Cent told news sources that he did not remember seeing Ross there.In late January, Mafia Music, by Ross, leaked onto the Internet. There were several lines that seemed to diss 50 Cent. Days later, 50 Cent released Officer Ricky (Go Head, Try Me) in response to Ross’s disparaging remarks on his "Mafia Music" song. Before going to Venezuela, 50 Cent uploaded a video entitled Warning Shot, wherein he stated: Rick Ross I’mma your life up for fun. In addition, 50 Cent released the first of a series of Officer Ricky cartoons. Early in February, 50 Cent once again made a video which he uploaded to YouTube in which he interviewed Tia, the mother of one of Ross children. She verifies that he was a correctional officer and claims his whole persona is fake and fraudulent. On Thursday, February 5, 2009, Game, who 50 Cent has a long-standing beef with, called up Seattle R&B station KUBE. When asked about the beef between 50 Cent and Ross, Game sided with 50 Cent and said that things are not looking good for Ross. He offered to help, stating, Rick Ross, holla at your boy, man, and, 50 eating you, boy. On his album Deeper Than Rap, Ross references 50 Cent in the song In Cold Blood. A video for the song was released that portrayed 50 Cent’s mock funeral. Upon release, Ross stated that he has ended 50 Cent career.That same day Ross released a new diss track called Push Em Over The Edge. The next day 50 Cent released the controversial video A Psychic Told Me, dissing DJ Khaled. On February 12, 50 Cent responded with Tia Told Me, along with Lloyd Banks response Officer Down and Tony Yayo Somebody Snitched.In an interview, 50 Cent said Ross is Albert From CB4. You ever seen the movie? He is Albert, he added. It never gets worse than this. You get a guy that was a correctional officer come out and base his entire career on writing material from a drug dealer’s perspective. About the Author: 相关的主题文章:


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