Rick Ross The Rapist
Should Rick Ross be punished in any way for his verse stating him raping a woman in the song “U.O.E.N.O”??? YES!!!!!!
“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.” Rick Ross’ verse could be feeding the wrong image into the mind of the youth. Such as making them believe that doing things in the wrong manner is ok if no one knows it. Also he can set the image that raping women is ok, or that the use of mollies is appropriate. Music is very influential on youth these days, and as an artist some of the youth looks up to Rick Ross. For him to say these lines in a song can greatly affect whoever listens to his music.
However, rape is a crime! Those couple of lines in his verse on the song is basically a confession to rape. Who knows what possessed him to put that into his verse. Maybe since the word molly is becoming commonly used throughout the music industry, I guess its suppose to make crimes and other acts of negativity ok. Either way it goes, artist in the music industry are making more songs about the use of mollies and performing other criminal acts. Even after Ross apologizes for his lines in the song and gets taken of the track, later in the black hippy “U.O.E.N.O” remix; artist Schoolboy Q says lyrics similar to those of Rick Ross. Schoolboy says, “Molly in her drink but she asked me to,” It seems like this a growing trend with artists but why do they feel saying these things is ok. What can be done?
Unfortunately, no artist has suffered any severe punishment for his actions regarding this topic, so that may be the reason they continue to do it. The only thing that really happened to Rick Ross because of his idiotic lines in the song is he got dropped from his endorsement deal with Reebok. Something needs to be done, but what?