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.
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.