Rick Ross Says He Has No Respect for Birdman
By now, you very likely know the deal: Rick Ross isn't a fan of Birdman. He made that much abundantly clear on "Idols Become Rivals," a scathing diss track from his most recent album, Rather You Than Me. In the song, Rozay alludes to Birdman's allegedly less-than-scrupulous dealings with Lil Wayne and Cash Money Records, while also pointing to the mogul putting his friend DJ Khaled "in a hole."
During a recent stop on Atlanta radio station Hot 107.9, Rozay reaffirmed his hard feelings toward Birdman, going as far as to say he didn't even respect the Cash Money boss, especially for how he allegedly did Khaled wrong.
"I just felt it wasn't right, you know what I'm saying? Khaled is a great dude," Ross says during the interview after being asked why he made "Idols Become Rivals." Ross goes on to imply that, although he'd seen Birdman do some sketchy things, he wasn't galvanized to spring into action until Birdman allegedly screwed over his friend Khaled.
"If you burn those two [Khaled and Lil Wayne], I already know know how you feel about me, and I just don't respect it," Ross continues. "I just felt like it was time for somebody to let homie know that ain't gangsta, and you know, you won't be respected no longer. I won't let nobody respect you around me."
Harsh words from Rozay, but he wanted to make it clear that his new track isn't a diss song, but rather a "clean your face" song—meaning he just wants Birdman to acknowledge his perceived wrongdoings. For his part, the Cash Money kingpin doesn't appear to have lost any sleep over Ross' allegations.
You can watch Rozay's new interview below.
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