Rick Ross Responds to Rape Lyric Backlash, Claims “Misunderstanding”

Rick Ross

Rick Ross came under heavy fire earlier this week after a particular lyric conjured up images of rape and abuse.

"There was a misunderstanding with a lyric, a misinterpretation," the MMG Mastermind told Q 93.3 in New Orleans of his questionable lyric on Rocko's mixtape single U.O.E.N.O.

The track was released in February, as a selection of Rocko's Gift of Gab 2 mixtape, but drew a ton of attention this week when journalist and activist Rosa Clemente denounced it in a YouTube video charging that Ross was promoting rape in one key rhyme.

"Put Molly all in her champagne, she ain't even know it/ I took her home and I enjoyed that, she ain't even know it," Rozay rapped, name-dropping the popular party drug which is often said to enhance euphoria and sexuality.

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Ross vehemently denied the charge during Wednesday night's radio interview. "I would never use the term 'rape' in my records and as far as my camp. Hip-hop don't condone that, the streets don't condone that, nobody condones that," he said. "So I just wanted to reach out to all my queens that's on my timeline, all the sexy ladies, the beautiful ladies that have been reaching out to me with the misunderstanding: We don't condone rape, and I'm not with that."

Glad that's cleared up. 


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