The Name Game

March 2012
Jet;3/19/2012, Vol. 121 Issue 6, p12
The article reports that former drug trafficker Ricky "Freeway" Ross is bringing a lawsuit against rap artist Rick Ross for copyright infringement by allegedly stealing his name.


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