Earlier this year, a few days after Reebok cancelled their endorsement deal with Rick Ross, the portly rapper was photographed wearing what some considered a statement of some kind: Nike gear.But in the past several weeks, Ross — who drew outrage over a lyric about putting MDMA into an unwitting woman's drink and "enjoying" her in Rocko's "U.O.E.N.O." remix — has been spotted in Reebok once again, causing some to wonder if the deal is back on.In a conversation with MTV News' Sway, the rapper...Read Full Story
(Instagram)Diddy had an eventful weekend! The rap mogul joined a bevy of celebrities including Rick Ross, George Lopez, and Justin Bieber in Las Vegas to watch the boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez on Saturday night. Naturally, he got into the Vegas spirit with a little gambling... and lost hard to his pal Ricky Rozay. In a playful video uploaded to Instagram, Diddy does not appear to sweat the $1,000,000 payout he owes Ross. Way to redefine the term "filthy...Read Full Story
(Getty Images)It doesn't take a genius to understand why the lyric "I'm artistic, you n**gas is autistic, retarded" is terrible. The J. Cole line, featured on the artist's "Jodeci Freestyle" with Drake, is problematic for a multitude of reasons, so it wasn't too big a surprise when fans, autism support groups, and even fellow celebrities called for an apology. What is surprising is that when J. Cole apologized, he actually seemed to mean it.In the opening paragraph of a lengthy and heartfelt...Read Full Story
The music video for DJ Khaled's new single "No New Friends" is rather incomprehensibly set in May 1996, although unfortunately it does not present collaborators Drake, Lil Wayne, and Rick Ross as they looked back in the Clinton era. Drake, for instance, would have been 10 years old.(Tumblr) That doesn't look like a kid who pops bottles in a bathtub.Read Full Story
(FameFlynet)A few weeks ago, Reebok announced that it was cutting ties with celebrity spokesperson Rick Ross over his failure to apologize from some controversial rap lyrics that seemed to condone date rape. Shortly after he lost that paycheck, Ross finally released an apology that seemed to acknowledge fault in his own actions, but it was too little, too late.Now that he's no longer on the Reebok payroll, it appears Ross has switched affiliations: He's wearing Nike shoes now. Well, Nike...Read Full Story
Rick Ross (born January 28, 1976) is a rapper best known for founding Maybach Music Group and his albums studio Deeper Than Rap and Teflon Don. See more pictures, articles, and news about Rick Ross here.