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Everything about Rick Ross

Everything About Rick Ross

Ross, whose real name is William Leonard Roberts II, was born on January 28, 1976, in Clarksdale, Mississippi. He grew up in Florida and attended college briefly before focusing on his music career. Starting out on the underground rap scene, he made a big splash with his debut album “Port of Miami” in 2006. The album reached the top spot on the Billboard 200, announcing him as a major talent in the industry. From then on, Ross has released multiple hit albums, founded his record label, and diversified into business ventures like owning Wingstop franchises.

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About Rick Ross' Accomplishments

  • Founder of the record label, Maybach Music Group
  • Multi-Platinum selling artist
  • Owner of several Wingstop franchises
  • Published an autobiography titled “Hurricanes”
  • Nominated for a Grammy Award multiple times

About Rick Ross' Social Impact

Ross is more than just a music mogul; he’s also committed to giving back to the community. He has made meaningful contributions to his hometown in Miami through various charitable activities. One notable instance was in 2020 when he donated $10,000 to Miami’s Norland Senior High School to support educational programs. But his impact doesn’t stop there. He also focuses on uplifting young talent in the music industry, providing them with opportunities to showcase their skills. Beyond these acts, he’s engaged in numerous charitable events, food drives, and mentorship programs. It’s clear that Rick Ross is as passionate about social change as he is about music.

Current Occupation

Rapper, Songwriter, Record Executive, and Entrepreneur


Music and Entertainment


MMG Untouchable Empire T-Shirts "Port of Miami 2" Album "Hurricanes: A Memoir" Book

Tools & Software

Pro Tools for music production Neumann U87 microphone for recording Apple MacBook Pro for on-the-go production

Rick Ross' Favorite Books

Ross and many other successful entrepreneurs have gained large amounts of their knowledge through reading. See all the books that Rick Ross recommends you read.

Quotes From Rick Ross

"Today is the perfect day to Boss Up."

"I'm very versatile and there's nothing I really regret in my life."

"You gotta judge a man by his principles."

Rick Ross' Social Profiles



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