Reebok tells TMZ … “Reebok holds our partners to a high standard, and we expect them to live up to the values of our brand. Unfortunately, Rick Ross has failed to do so.”
Reebok goes on: “While we do not believe that Rick Ross condones sexual assault, we are very disappointed he has yet to display an understanding of the seriousness of this issue or an appropriate level of remorse.”
In an effort to talk some sense into Rick Ross (after his recent shooting incident), Uncle Luke pens an open letter in Miami’s NewTimes. Check a quote below
It’s a shame you can’t enjoy life without spending part of your earnings on heavy security or risking your freedom by purchasing an arsenal. Remember, that’s what landed T.I. and Lil Wayne in prison. You don’t want that to happen to you. However, those are the consequences of rapping about being something you’re not.
With features and production from Rick Ross, Kanye West, French Montana, Troy Ave, Young Chop, Wale, Harry Fraud, The Neptunes, !llmind, BINK! and Jake One, Pusha Ton finally comes through with his highly-anticipated mixtape.
Fort Lauderdale Police are on the case after a shooting resulted in a Rolls Royce crashing into an apartment building early Monday. While no one was injured, the victims names are currently being withheld for their safety, but witnesses report that rapper Rick Ross was in the Rolls.
The police say that the car was traveling eastbound on Las Olas when shots were fired from another vehicle. In an attempt to escape, the Rolls crashed into the building at 311 Southeast 15th Avenue. The two passengers were not injured.
Police are still looking for the gunman.
New reports confirm that Rick Ross was in the Rolls Royce Phantom that was hit by gunfire early this morning, and was in fact behind the wheel. The passenger has also been identified as Shateria L. Moragne-el, a female companion of Ross’. The rapper was reportedly traveling from his birthday party at Miami’s LIV Nightclub. Today marks Ross’ 37th birthday.
Rick Ross, Wale, and Meek Mill have announced The MMG Tour with special guest Machine Gun Kelly. The two month nationwide tour kicks off November 2 in Columbus, OH and will make 23-stops across the United States ending off December 2 in San Diego, California. Hit the jump for the full list of tour dates.
Hip hop and basketball have long since been synonymous with rappers dropping ball-related lyrics in their tracks for years. A veritable number of NBA players have even tried their hand at the rap game, with varying degrees of success (and failure).
A video was recently released chronicling the making of the most grandiose NBA/rap collaboration effort of all-time. From SLAMonline, a whopping fourteen NBA players have signed ontoFull Court Press Vol. 1, which will also feature a slew of hip hop talent with not only big names in the league, but some big names in the rap game.
With a tentative release date of All Star Weekend 2013, the ballers on the record include Baron Davis, Josh Smith, Carlos Boozer, Shawn Marion, veteran Juwan Howard, and more. Proceeds from sales will go to children in the community looking earn an education in the music business.