Rapper Rick Ross, founder of Maybach Music Group, is being targeted by the Gangster Disciples (GD’s), a gang that was formed by the late David Barksdale, and GD’s imprisoned Chairman of the Board, Larry Hoover, on the south side of Chicago in the late 1960s.
But why are the GD’s targeting Rapper Rick Ross?
In one out of several GD’s affiliated YouTube videos circulating around the Internet, 6 Tre Gangsta, a member of the GD’s, calmly clarifies the main reasons why Rapper Rick Ross is being targeted by GD’s nationwide.
“We have laws and policies that prohibits us from acting in a certain mannerism,” stated 6 Tre Gangsta, in his message to Rapper Rick Ross. “We try to observe those laws and policies when you exploited the Chairman’s name for your own personal gain.”
6 Tre Gangsta is referring to “B.M.F. (Blowing Money Fast),” the biggest hit-song recorded by Rapper Rick Ross, where the rapper raps, “I think I’m Big Meech, Larry Hoover, whipping work, hallelujah.”
“Pretty much your career was nowhere, where it is today, before you did the BMF record where you mentioned the Chairman’s name,” continued 6 Tre Gangsta. “So of course that stimulated your personal finance, and made it to where you made moves that you weren’t able to make before.”
In 2010, Rapper Rick Ross’ “B.M.F. (Blowing Money Fast)” song got nominated for Soul Train Music Award, won BET Hip-Hop Award for “Best Club Banger,” and was named as MTV News’ #4 song of 2010.
“Now everything is about association,” continued 6 Tre Gangsta. “The perception of the record (B.M.F.) is to associate you with someone like the honorable Chairman Larry Hoover or the brother Big Meech; and because of that perception, you gained financially.”
But what was Rapper Rick Ross suppose to give back in return for being associated with the GD’s Chairman.
“In the beginning, we reached out to you (Rapper Rick Ross) on the level that okay we don’t really want no money from you,” stated 6 Tre Gangsta. “Just support us like we support you. Come and do some events for us. Come to some schools and talk to some kids for us. Try to help us further our movement as “Growth and Development” within the community.”
But what was the GD’s willing to offer Rapper Rick Ross in return for his support?
“We didn’t even ask you to support us freely cause we were really willing to pay you just at a discounted rate to come and be involved with some of our functions,” stated 6 Tre Gangsta, “and as an incentive, we offered you security across the nation, wherever you went, so that we could ensure your safety.”
The GD’s respect for Rapper Rick Ross dwindled because of Ross’ failure to support their movement.
“Being that you used the Chairman’s image, what we wanted to do was just have you support us,” stated 6 Tre Gangster. “So you gave out the wrong phone numbers and fraudulent contact information. You didn’t donate to any of our charities. You didn’t be a part of any fashion of our movement.”
This is where the tension ignited, and has since then sparked a threatening fire that has been burning a hole in Rapper Rick Ross’ tour scheduling and earnings. Recently, the rapper has canceled two shows in North Carolina, allegedly due to death threats issued by the GD’s in that state.
“The vision of the Chairman is not violence; it’s growth,” stated 6 Tre Gangsta. “But you (Rapper Rick Ross) stifled our growth by not being a man of your word. We perpetuated your growth by allowing you to use the Chairman’s name in that fashion because you know if we went to the gang mentality we could have kilt you a long time ago.”
Another reason for the GD’s hate towards Rapper Rick Ross is revealed.
“I know when you put your “Black Bar Mitzvah” tape out, and you put the six-point star down, you was not referring to any association with the GD’s,” stated 6 Tre Gangsta in regards to Ross’ Black Bar Mitzvah mixtape cover art, which includes a Star of David design that resembles the six-pointed star logo used by the GD’s. “You was trying to label yourself as a black Jew. I understand that, but see everybody don’t.”
Now GD’s nationwide are threatening Rapper Rick Ross to pay up or face grave consequences.
“We feel like there ain’t no sense of us trying to clarifying anything for you,” stated 6 Tre Gangsta, in regards to the way Rapper Rick Ross have treated the GD’s. “We personally feel upset because of the way you carry yourself in handling business in representing things that are symbolic to us that we have had blood shed and loss of life behind.”
Now the question is, if Rapper Rick Ross doesn’t rectify this problem soon, will the GD’s, who are radically trying to uplift the black communities, commit an act of violence against their own brother?
“So when it come to it, yes,” stated 6 Tre Gangsta. “This is for you all that think GD’s don’t rock like that. You’re right. We don’t rock like that. But this time I guess we’re making an exception.”
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