1. Rick Ross Sues LMFAO Over 'Everyday I'm Shufflin' Phrase

    January 02, 2014 6:00 PM EST The rapper says the "Party Rock Anthem" lyrics are an illegal "derivative" of his phrase, "Everyday I'm hustlin'," from his 2006 debut single. Shufflin' rhymes with hustlin', and now there's s ...

  2. Rick Ross Allowed to Keep Stage Name Under First Amendment

    December 30, 2013 8:33 PM EST 0 0 0 The rapper was challenged in court by drug kingpin "Freeway" Ricky Ross With a First Amendment bullet, hip-hop superstar Rick Ross has shot down a lawsuit from a former drug kingpin who ruled Los Angeles during the 1980s. That drug kingpin ...

  3. 'Freeway' Ricky Ross vs. Rick Ross: First Amendment Protects Hip Hop Persona

    December 30, 2013 12:09 PM EST An appeals court rules that Rick Ross partly based his likeness on a famous drug-dealer, but that he isn't an imposter. With a First Amendment bullet, hip hop superstar Rick Ross has shot down a lawsuit from a former drug kingpin who ruled Lo ...

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  5. Rick Ross Vs. Ricky "Freeway" Ross: Judge Rejects Warner Bros. Records' Motion to Dismiss

    July 19, 2012 10:05 AM EDT A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has rejected an attempt by Warner Bros. Records to escape a lawsuit by former drug kingpin "Freeway" Ricky Ross that alleges his name and identity were stolen by rapper Rick Ross. "Freeway" Ro ...

  6. Rick Ross Is Back with 'Teflon Don' and Bigger Than Ever

    July 16, 2010 4:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 Releasing a rap album with a guest list that reads like the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 is a common move, but not without its risks. Big-name guests can move units and chart positions, but many rappers get overshadowed by their more famous count ...

  7. Cooking Vinyl Gets Blue Duo

    May 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. independent Cooking Vinyl has signed Ricky Ross and Lorraine McIntosh of Scottish pop-rock outfit Deacon Blue. They are currently finishing their as-yet-untitled album, which was recorded in Los Angeles and is slated for release in September ...