I have always said, that if Rick Ross would’ve admitted from the beginning he was a C.O he would sell more albums and more people would relate, and respect his “gangsterment”..me personally I can’t relate to a “want to be thug, or a liar, I’m down with recreating your self to improve your life, but I wish he would’ve told the truth years ago. He could have said yes so what, I was a C.O and left everything to our imagination, however his first response was to LIE, years later and millions made and still no platinum albums.
To some Rick Ross is considered a “King” in hip hop, I questioned those and ask ”how did we get that lost in the hip hop world that we allowed a gimmick to control the music?
Anyway, In a recent interview with Rolling Stone magazine the Maybach Music founder said he was once a correctional officer. (Finally)
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Here’s what William “Rick Ross” Roberts had to say in recent interview with Rolling Stones Magazine
“My C.O gig began after my running buddy was sentenced to prison on a 10-year-bid for trafficking heroin and cocaine. This was my best friend, who I ate peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwiches with, and pork and beans with, my buddy, my partner, my number-one dude.
Suddenly I’m talking to him over federal phonecalls. Hearing the way it was building, I knew I couldn’t take nothing for granted. My homey’s father was a huge influence on my life, too. He was the one who was like, ‘Yo, go get a job somewhere, man. Go be a fireman. Or go be a fucking corrections officer. Just go sit down somewhere.”’