Rick Ross’ real name is William Leonard Roberts II, born in Clarksdale, Mississippi; he was raised in Carol City, Florida. Rick Ross got a Football scholarship to study at Albany State University for his college education. Roberts initially worked as a correctional officer for a year and a half. Chances of getting into this field were very less but he did not give up and things were very different.
Rick Ross founded the Maybach Music Group in 2009, and went ahead to release the albums Deeper Than Rap in 2009, Teflon Don, God Forgives I Don’t, Mastermind, Hood Billionaire ad Black Market in, 2010, 2012, 2014 (Mastermind and Hood Billionaire) and 2015 respectively.
Rick Ross is the first artist to be signed to Diddy’s management company Ciroc Entertainment. Rick Ross has also worked with Suave House Records. This is where he learned lots of things and improved a lot in his field and that helped him a lot.
Rick Ross has feuds with several artists, and in 2013, he was attacked and shot at while in his car with his girlfriend.
Rick Ross has no Grammy Awards to his name but has been nominated four times for the prestigious award.