Rick Ross Calls ‘U.O.E.N.O.’ Rape Lyrics a ‘Misunderstanding’

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Rick Ross has come under fire for his suggestive lyrics on Rocko’s single “U.O.E.N.O.,” on which he raps about slipping a molly in a woman’s drink and taking her home. The Maybach Music boss has responded to the controversy, calling it all a misunderstanding.

“Put molly all in her champagne, she ain’t even know it/ I took her home and I enjoyed that, she ain’t even know it,” raps Rozay on the Gift of Gab 2 mixtape cut, which also features Future.

During a visit to New Orleans radio station Q93 this week, he denied that the lyrics were implying date rape.

“I want to make sure this is clear that woman is the most precious gift known to man,” said the 37-year-old rap mogul. “It was a misunderstanding with a lyric, a misinterpretation where the term rape wasn’t used.”

He distanced himself from the allegations. “But I would never use the term rape in my records and as far as my camp, hip-hop don’t condone that, the streets don’t condone that. Nobody condones that,” he said, while extending an apology to his female fans who were offended.

“I just wanted to reach out to all the queens that’s on my timeline, all the sexy ladies, the beautiful ladies that had been reaching out to me with the misunderstanding. We don’t condone rape and I’m not with that.”

But it may be too late. Activists are calling for Reebok to drop Ross as its spokesman. “When a company rewards a man who raps about raping women, that’s promoting rape culture. Reebok needs to know that we won’t stand for this,” says UltraViolet, a women’s rights organization who started an online petition.

Listen to the controversial lyrics and hear Rozay’s response below.

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31 Comments

  1. what

    Officer fake Thug back peddling like a drowning hippo.

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    Uhh Reply:

    @what,
    He lives in a world were he was never an officer and rape is okay!

    Im sorry but your “excuse” wasnt really an excuse Officer Ricky.

    Did he explain the lyric? No.
    Did he apologize? No.

    You may have not explicitly said “rape” but you sure alluded rape with your line. Nothing has been misunderstood… on the contrary.. it was understood PERFECTLY!

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  2. Zave

    Uh oh Ross. I mean it does sound pretty bad tho bruh…

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    XO till we overdose... Reply:

    @Zave, I like some of his music but there is actually NO other way to interpret those lyrics. It’s pretty straightforward…

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  3. feeder

    So either he is saying its not rape unless you call it rape or he doesn’t fully understand what rape is. Either way that was a wack ass apology. Misunderstanding? How is drugging someone and having sex with them w/o their knowledge not rape? It’s so sad how some men don’t fully understand (or acknowledge) what rape is. Big titty bitch.

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  4. Hipsterwannabe

    Big deal he apparently said he was raping a woman. In most rap songs they talk about killing other people and breaking laws etc so it’s no different. All you phonies getting sensitive.

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    Uhh Reply:

    @Hipsterwannabe,
    You sound like someone who would drop a molly in a girls drink just to get some pussy.

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  5. T

    That’s rape and disgusting that he would deny that it’s rape instead of apologizing for his misunderstanding.

    Maybe it doesn’t seem like rape to you to not have someone’s consent but it is. Drugging somebody without their consent is already illegal dummy but for the purpose of having sex is a no brainer.

    What a dumb statement. “Hip Hop don’t stand behind that. The streets don’t stand behind that”. Don’t be naive or ignorant.

    He could have made dudes rethink what rape is and schooled cats but he’s too ignorant himself. SMFH

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  6. RapLovhn

    So what’s the purpose of putting a molly in someone’s drink? And claiming, “she didn’t even know it.” This was the worst apology, now women are stupid, or misunderstood. We can read between the lines.

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  7. RapLovhn

    Perfect example of rape culrure in media. Unless he offers a better apology, Reebok should not be affliated with this type of person! Drop him.

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  8. jerry

    So eminem can make an entire album about raping women and drugging them, and yall say nothing. but when ross says one line he’s the worst person in the world. What is with these double standards in hip hop. Biggie talked about kidnapping children murdering jesus, raping the virgin mary, and no one says a thing about it. Ive never seen one article about eminem or biggies devil worshipping/blasphemous lyrics. This is such a hypocritical story.

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    channelPink Reply:

    @jerry, You mentioned double standards and B.I.G like BIG wasn’t black.

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    channelPink Reply:

    @jerry, And Eminem people know Eminem is controversial but he didn’t give a sh*t.

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    Croqque Reply:

    @jerry, you’re wrong. Eminem was highly criticized at the time, protests and everything. There was actually a feeling at around then that Eminem was being targeted because it was “safe” to call out a white artist, but would be seen as racist to call out a black artist for the same thing.

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    jerry Reply:

    @Croqque, please direct me to the part where i mentioned anything about race.

    eminem was criticized about anti gay lyricism in the early 2000′s. Relapse came out 3 years ago… on which he was talking about drugging women, raping them, being the son of satan, and other deplorable things. and you said nothing.

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  9. Michelle M.

    So because he didn’t say the word rape, it’s not rape? The line is so clear, it’s impossible to misinterpret it. And this has nothing to do with Eminen and other rappers. One thing does not justify the other. He IS rapping about rape and it’s disgusting. Fake rapper.

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  10. alpha

    jerry,
    People did complain about misogynistic lyrics in all those people’s music. There’s no inconsistency.

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  11. WTF

    This obese man knows very well that he meant rape. His apology sucked. As a former officer of the law he should have know better.

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  12. Tony

    Jerry,
    people were all over eminem in 2000 for his lyrics, its half the reason the MMLP did the numbers it did.

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  13. Felipe

    Wack rapper. Wack lyrics.

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  14. L.I.Am

    Haven’t Eminem and Odd Future made much more blatant references to rape before? Why the sudden outcry against Rick Ross?

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  15. DeeWriteful

    “woman is the most precious gift known to man”????

    Go fuck yourself, you complete asshole. No, women are not a ‘precious gift to man’, they are actually people JUST LIKE MEN (omfg, whoodathunk, rite??).

    And you WERE talking about rape, you back peddling disingenuous prick.

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  16. miles

    The Weeknd sings about rape all the time but noone cares when he does it

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  17. chelly

    WHO IS HE KIDDING WITH THAT LINE?! IS HE SERIOUS PEOPLE LIKE HIM IS WHAT IS WRONG WITH HIPHOP NOW IN DAYS

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  18. Ice

    I don’t think he understands that all rape doesn’t have to be forced. It doesn’t matter if you forced her while she was still conscious, if she doesn’t know what’s going on and you have your way with her it’s still rape.

    Either way, he shouldn’t even make excuses for the lyrics, they’re pretty clear.

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  19. El

    damn just when i thought things couldn’t get any frustrating for Ross…now they got on a chokehold for this…Smh life of Bawse at times

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  20. BKNYgrind

    r-r-r-r-r-r-r-rapist music

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  21. GSTAR

    bcuz of emmit til in his lyrics u iddiooooot!

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  22. bar

    glad rozay cleared that up..i didnt really like those lines…i cant believe chris brown went bald though..i mean just google kelsnetwork

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  23. Kate

    He is fat

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