William Leonard Roberts, better known as the rapper Rick Ross can legally use his rap name. The real Rick Ross took the rapper Rick Ross to court and lost a 10 million dollar lawsuit against him. Freeway Ricky, featured on American Gangsta for his role in trafficking crack cocaine in Los Angeles in the 1980’s, was upset about the rapper using his name to promote a glamorous lifestyle of drugs, money, and mayhem.
Since the court ruled in favor of William Leonard Roberts (the rapper Rick Ross), Roberts now owns trademark to the name “Rick Ross”. Freeway Rick Ross has to now adjust his strategy to promote his business ventures since he can no longer use his real name as a brand. Freeway is very upset about this court ruling. Below is an interview by Freeway Rick Ross about his opinion on how the court of law fail him again.