Rick Ross

Born 28 January 1976.

US rapper

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Rick Ross chats to Charlie Sloth

Rick Ross chats to Charlie Sloth about his favourite six songs from his back catalogue.

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William Leonard Roberts II (born January 28, 1976), better known by his stage name Rick Ross, is an American rapper. In 2009, Ross founded the record label Maybach Music Group, on which he released his studio albums Deeper Than Rap (2009), Teflon Don (2010), God Forgives, I Don't (2012), and Mastermind (2014). Ross was also the first artist signed to Diddy's management company Ciroc Entertainment. In early 2012, MTV named Ross as the Hottest MC in the Game.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of God Forgives, I Don’t

    God Forgives, I Don’t 2012

    Reviewed by Mike Diver
    Ross’ first UK top 10 album shows how big-budget rap can avoid crass clichés.
  2. Review of Rich Forever

    Rich Forever 2012

    Reviewed by Adam Kennedy
    Ross continues to count the cash on this high-profile mixtape release.
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