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Rick Ross May Not Even Know It, But AZ Hip-Hop Isn't Down with Date Rape

When rapper Rick Ross proudly proclaimed to having the detestable ability of slipping psychedelic stimulants into the drinks of unsuspecting ladies, he did more than upset a few women activists and anti-sexism organizations.

Shoe giant Reebok dropped Ross as a spokesperson in April, and local grassroots movement Artistic Reason AZ saw an opportunity to make a statement against mainstream hip-hop and its penchant for lyrical content that glorifies violence against women.

Ross infamously rapped, "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," as a guest spot on Rocko's track, "U.O.E.N.O."

ARAZ joined forces with local emcees Vprolific and MysticBlu to pen a response track.

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Anthony Sandoval
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