Rick Ross in Shooting-Related Rolls Royce Crash

Around 5 a.m. this morning, when everyone out and about is getting an early start or finally winding down a night of absurd revelry, a Rolls Royce that seems to have been carrying Rick Ross crashed into a building in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Police reported shots in the vicinity at that time; apparently another vehicle “opened fire.”

Ross, a veteran rapper who last year scored a hit with his much-delayed fifth studio album, God Forgives, I Don’t, may be seeking forgiveness himself, as the gunman or gunmen who orchestrated this botched drive-by are still at large. He and the Rolls’ other passenger had asked for their personal information to be withheld from the public, but witnesses were not so cooperative.

The man has no shortage of industry beefs and odd legal troubles, from a running feud with 50 Cent to the discovery in 2009 of a dead body on his property. As recently as this past December, Ross was said to “shrug off” a video of death threats from a Chicago crew called the “Gangster Disciples”—even as he canceled tour dates. Looks like he’ll be laying low awhile longer. 

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