Exclusive: Freeway Ricky Ross Talks Lawsuit With "Rick Ross"
After news of "Freeway" Rick Ross' broke yesterday that he was ordered to pay some of the rapper Rick Ross' legal fees, he promised that his fight is far from over. The former drug kingpin spoke to Hip-Hop Wired about his plans going forward to "get what he has coming to him."
"Our plan is to depose Lyor Cohen, Todd Moskovitz and Sean Combs which is major. In addition the $800,000 difference the judge knocked off does not disappear," says Freeway Rick. "Rozay is going to have to pay that amount, thats $800,000. When your not selling platinum its hard to recoup $800,000."
Although on the surface, it may look like the Maybach Music Group CEO is winning the case for his stage name, all isn't what it seems. "The judge clearly said they are luck to get anything, she did it because it was mandated. So here we are instead of him coming to me as a man and us sitting down as two black men, he ends up getting these white lawyers 1.3 mill," states Freeway. "Here's an artist that hasnt went platinum giving his attorneys more than me, and being told he's lucky Im paying anything, that's not a win."
"Freeway" Ricky Ross will be featured in the new documentary How To Make Money Selling Drugs, at the Toronto Film Festival alongside Eminem, 50 Cent and Russell Simmons. Rick Ross' new album, God Forgives, I Don't, is in stores now.
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