Rick Ross is one step closer to getting a bunch of hardcore gang members off his ass after a sweep in Chicago nailed nearly 50 Gangster Disciples. TMZ broke the story ... members of the… 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.
DJ Khaled wants to be the best ... NBA honcho in the world ... 'cause the man with the major key says he'd love to unlock a piece of the Miami Heat ... as a minority owner. READ MORE >
Rick Ross has something in common with Rob Kardashian ... they're both wasting away, but there's one major difference -- Rozay isn't cutting back on his chicken wing intake. Sources… READ MORE >
Rick Ross just got indicted in the alleged pistol whipping of his groundskeeper, but TMZ has learned his attorney thinks there's no case here ... because Ross was acting in self-defense. Ross'… READ MORE >
Rick Ross is scheduled to perform in the Caribbean in a couple months, but will definitely be a no-show ... unless he can convince a judge he's not a flight risk. Ross' attorney Steven… READ MORE >
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 >
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 >