Ed Sheeran Rise of the Ginger Gangsta!

4/15/2014 12:02 AM PDT

Ed Sheeran -- Rise of the Ginger Gangsta!

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Ed Sheeran says he's gonna team up with Rick Ross for a collabo that will finally earn gingers the street cred they've been fighting to get for centuries.

Way to go, Ed ... you're the Jackie Robinson of redhead gangstas!