rick ross: Publicly apologize for glorifying drugging/raping a woman.
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rick ross: Publicly apologize for glorifying drugging/raping a woman.

    1. Lolia Etomi
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      Lolia Etomi

      Cambridge, United Kingdom

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Popular rapper Rick Ross, in Rocko's song U.O.E.N.O. (You Don't Even Know It), bragged that he "put molly all in her champagne, she ain't even know it, I took her home & enjoyed that, she ain't even know it". Molly is a type of drug. If what he is saying is true, not just meaningless lyrics he has just publicly admitted to drugging and raping a woman. This should be investigated further and he should be prosecuted. If it is not true and they are just lyrics, he has still just glorified rape and this should not be ignored. Change doesn't come from being outraged about big cases like the Steubenville rape trial. The dominant rape culture today has come from people ignoring and even glorifying statements like this because the song sounds good in the club. You don't have to be a feminist to support this, but roofy-ing and rape are very serious and shockingly common problems, so if you are not comfortable with them, then please sign this to ensure that some sort of action is taken and RIck Ross is held responsible.

Recent signatures

    News

    1. Rick Ross Apologises.. Properly!

      Lolia Etomi
      Petition Organizer
      MissInfo.tv " Rick Ross Releases Official Statement and Apology for "Rape Lyric"

      After going through a firestorm of controversy for his "rape lyric" on Rocko's "U.O.E.N.O." and subsequently losing a lucrative partnership with Reebok, Rick Ross has released an official statement on the issue. Though, Rozay briefly addressed his controversial lyrics in an interview and on Twitter, many felt the rapper was insincere.

    2. Rick Ross Dropped by Reebok

      Lolia Etomi
      Petition Organizer
      Rick Ross Dropped By Reebok Over 'Rape Lyrics'

      Reebok has ended its relationship with rapper Rick Ross, whose song featuring lyrics that seem to boast about drugging and raping a woman has caused an uproar. "While we do not believe that Rick Ross condones sexual assault, we are very disappointed he has yet to display an understanding of the seriousness of this issue or an appropriate level of remorse," the sportswear brand said in a statement.

    3. Update...

      Lolia Etomi
      Petition Organizer
      The condemned man's last meal: Glum Rick Ross treats himself to steak just hours before Reebok drop him over rape lyric controversy

      By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 18:51 EST, 11 April 2013 | UPDATED: 18:52 EST, 11 April 2013 Reebok said in a statement that it 'holds our partners to a high standard and we expect them to live up to the values of our brand. Unfortunately, Rick Ross has failed to do so.'

    4. Huffington Post Disussion: Should rappers be given a free pass?

      Lolia Etomi
      Petition Organizer
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    5. Blog Post: Not convinced by Rick Ross' "Apology"

      Lolia Etomi
      Petition Organizer
      The Ramblings of a Madman: Rick Ross and the Rapey Lyrics that apparently aren't Rapey at all

      We've got a rather serious morning ahead of us I'm afraid. You see, quite recently Rick Ross released a song called U.O.E.N.O where he rapped, "Put molly all in her champagne, I took her home and enjoyed that, I know, you've just gone back to read it and now you're thinking did he really say that?

    6. Reached 1,000 signatures
    7. Rick Ross denounces Rape... but claims it's all a "misunderstanding"...

      Lolia Etomi
      Petition Organizer
      Rick Ross Tries To Clarify Rape Lyric, Says It's A "Misunderstanding" | Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Rap News & Hip Hop Album Sales | HipHop DX

      Rick Ross tries to "reach out to all the queens" on his timeline regarding his controversial lyrics. Rick Ross has caught a significant amount of heat for his lyric on Rocko's "U.O.E.N.O. (You Ain't even Know It)," where he raps, "Put molly all in her champagne, she ain't even know it / I took her home and enjoy that, she ain't even know it."

    8. Article on the Petition- Goal is 1000 signatures, so keep sharing please!

      Lolia Etomi
      Petition Organizer
      New Petition Urges Rick Ross To Apologize For Date Rape Lyric | Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Rap News & Hip Hop Album Sales | HipHop DX

      A petition created this week requests that Rick Ross be investigated and prosecuted for date rape lyric. Miami rapper Rick Ross has recently found himself under fire due to a lyric on Rocko's "U.O.E.N.O (You Ain't Even Know It)" and as a result of the song a petition created on Change.org is calling for an apology from the Maybach Music Group founder.

    9. Reached 750 signatures
    10. Rick Ross' Response... Are We satisfied?

      Lolia Etomi
      Petition Organizer
      Rick Ross Speaks On His Controversial Lyrics on Rocko's "U.O.E.N.O"

      Earlier today we reported on the fact that a Michigan radio station has effectively banned Rick Ross and Lil Wayne from its rotation. The reasoning behind pulling Rozay's work is based on his controversial rhymes on Rocko's single, "U.O.E.N.O", in which the Miami native basically raps about how he's going to date rape a woman after dropping some Molly in her champagne.

    11. Reached 500 signatures
    12. Article on the Petition in AllHipHop.com

      Lolia Etomi
      Petition Organizer
      Activist Organization Petitions Against Rick Ross For "Rape Lyric"

      (AllHipHopNews) A petition has recently launched on Change.org protesting Rick Ross' recent "date rape" lyric on the new song, "U.O.E.N.O (You ain't even know it)." See Also: Hip-Hop Rumors: Yowza! New Rick Ross Lyric will Upset Smart Women!

    13. Reached 250 signatures

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    Reasons for signing

    • Monique Buckner CASSINGTON, UNITED KINGDOM
      • over 1 year ago

      Rick Ross is either glorifying a horrific crime or admitting he has raped an unconscious woman. This needs investigating and an apology at the very least. Rape culture is spread by the entertainment industry, not exclusively, but to a large extent. What message does this send to people?

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    • Ngendo Mukii NAIROBI, KENYA
      • over 1 year ago

      Rick Ross thinks it's ok to make fun about drugging and raping a woman. Rape is rape, whether he used the word or not.

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    • Nicole Edwards TORONTO, CANADA
      • over 1 year ago

      I am a proud hip-hop supporter who feels that Rick Ross's popularity is a blight on the leaps and bounds hip-hop has made in the fields of feminism and elevating consciousness.

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    • Emilie Walker CAROLINA BEACH, NC
      • over 1 year ago

      This is important to me because I am human, but especially because I am a female. Rick Ross and anyone else who rap or write that they slip a drug into a woman's drink, then rape her are disgusting. How they don't know this is wrong I don't understand. I hope this petition helps.

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    • Keon Armstrong SPRING, TX
      • over 1 year ago

      It is important that we begin to open our eyes to the negative messages that rapper sending to our children and our youth.

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