Rick Ross' album release party in Miami attracted some big hip-hop names ... and their big wallets, too. Ross hit up Studio 23 Monday night to celebrate the release of "Black Market" ... with… READ MORE >
William Leonard Roberts II (born January 28, 1976), better known by his stage name Rick Ross (often stylized as RICK RO$$), is an American rapper. Ross founded the record label Maybach Music Group, on which he released his studio albums Deeper Than Rap (2009) and Teflon Don (2010). Ross was also the first artist signed to Diddy's management company Ciroc Entertainment. In early 2012, MTV named Ross as the Hottest MC In The Game. 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. He derived his stage name from the drug trafficker "Freeway" Ricky Ross, to whom he has no connection. 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.
50 Cent is suing Rick Ross for jacking "In Da Club" and rapping over it to promote his new album. 50 just filed a lawsuit in Connecticut ... in the docs he says his classic banger appears on… READ MORE >
Rick Ross' pool is so inviting, even the guy who got busted sneaking onto the estate had to take a quick dip. J. Luchiano snapped a bunch of pics around Ross' Georgia mansion after allegedly… READ MORE >
An aspiring rapper is claiming Rick Ross tricked him into getting arrested for trespassing after he tried to leave a mixtape on the rapper's doorstep. J. Luchiano tells TMZ he got a call… READ MORE >
Rick Ross seems to be taking sides in the Floyd Mayweather vs. Adrien Broner beef -- partying with Broner in Miami this weekend ... and TMZ Sports has the footage. It's interesting ...… READ MORE >
Rick Ross' 11 ct. ring is back on Lira Galore's hand -- less than 2 weeks after they called off their engagement, and their timing is impeccable. The Boss dropped strong hints he and his ex were… READ MORE >
Karrueche Tran is the prototype of post-rapper breakup success ... which is why Rick Ross' ex Lira Galore has reached out to Tran's camp for an instruction manual. Sources close to… READ MORE >