Ricky Donnell "Freeway Rick" Ross is an American author and convicted drug trafficker best known for the drug empire he established in Los Angeles, California, in the early to mid 1980s. He was sentenced to life in prison, though the sentence was shortened on appeal and Ross was released in 2009.
“Freeway” Rick Ross grew up in South Central, thought his dreams of becoming a tennis player would take him out of his neighborhood but colleges passed on him because he was illiterate.  He was introduced to crack cocaine and became one of the most notorious drug traffickers in America. While in person he taught himself to read, figured out a loophole in his case and was able to get out of his life sentence.  Rick turned his life into public speaking, writing books becoming an author & creating businesses to succeed. @drama @freewayricky Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Interview with "Freeway" Rick Ross a former cocaine dealer who built a multi-million dollar trafficking empire. It was later revealed that one of Freeway's suppliers worked for the CIA which led to the public learning about "the Iran Contra Affair". 
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Jan 26th, 1960
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4 hours, 17 minutes
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