Ricky Donnell Ross is most known for his creation of a drug empire in South Central Los Angeles during the 1980s. His name still rings loudly worldwide, but now it comes from being connected to several of the biggest names in hip hop, Maybach Music Group‘s CEO Rick Ross aka Rick Rozay and Dr. Dre.
“Freeway” Ricky Ross is now utilizing his business acumen for such legitimate businesses as a record label and trucking company; His focus is giving back to the community that in the past, he helped destroy.
In next week’s issue of Hip Hop Weekly Magazine, Ross sits down for an exclusive interview in which he discusses his rap doppelganger (rapper Rick Ross) and offers insight into why he chose Nick Cannon to bring his life story to the big screen.
In 2002, Jerry was recognized by the West Coast Hip Hop Hall of Fame for his contributions to the growth and education of independent artists.
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