Rick Ross Apologizes For His “Lyric Interpreted As Rape”


Amidst radio bans and petitions, Rick Ross took to Twitter to speak on his controversial date rape lyric featured on Rocko’s “U.O.E.N.O.”

After last week’s radio interview, in which he stated that “I would never use the term ‘rape’ in my records, and as far my camp, hip-hop don’t condone that,” the MMG impresario released a Tweet regarding his inflammatory line. Rozay apologized for the lyric that many listeners “interpreted as rape.”

Earlier this week, Brooklyn emcee Talib Kweli spoke out against Ross’ infamous lyric, calling the Carol City rapper “a misguided 40-year-old person.”

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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003644733905 Drew Emmerson


  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003644733905 Drew Emmerson

    Same guy who said : “Is it how my chain swings? Tired of ma face. Tellin’ lies, getting niggas wives tied up and raped”. Youtube is v=ZJfICgOaziI

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    wack self. #Fakin

  • truth.

    Isnt it time that as a hip hop fanbase/ community that we stop allowing this completely hyporitically biased view of such issues? I completely agree that referencing rape or anything suggesting or promoting it should be considered what message is being sent out. but on the other hand are we cool with drug dealing, shooting each other, and promoting the criminal lifestyle? not to mention racism and homophobia.. because it seems to me the media pick up on lines such as the rape one and suddenly are shocked. yet, we accept that as a culture the big media giants promote these artists rapping about mafia lifestyles, and mysoginistic viewpoints. we need to start considering what effect it has on the younger fanbase that maybe cant differenciate the escapism of entertainment over real life.
    Us as a hip hop community, and a buying public are the guilty ones for promoting these artists by putting our money into their pockets…… bring back intelligent rap, music with a concience, that isnt propelling the black stereotype.