Rick Ross Hints at Kanye West Collaboration, Gets Sued by Drug Dealer for Allegedly Stealing His Name
For now, the details of this tweet will have to wait as Ross faces some legal trouble. Born William Leonard Roberts II, he's facing a lawsuit from convicted drug kingpin "Freeway" Ricky Ross for stealing his name, Prefix points out.
The complicated story can be viewed below, but here's the gist of it: when the rapper Rick Ross first came out, he performed under the guise of being an ex-drug dealer. In reality, he was a former prison guard who had adopted the moniker of "Freeway" Ricky Ross. The real dealer was released from prison last year, and is suing the rapper for name infringement.
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