April 11, 2013


Controversial Rick Ross Rape Lyric Dropped From "U.O.E.N.O."

Alexander Tamargo
Alexander Tamargo

After having a deep, soul-searching crisis of conscience and/or realizing that his wallet would be adversely affected if he did nothing, rapper Rocko has decided to release a version of his popular song "U.O.E.N.O." without Rick Ross's controversial lyric that some have said condones date rape.

"The record with Ross will always be the original record," the rapper told New York radio station Hot 97. "But because of the type of traction that the record has...it puts me in a position where I have to change it."

Rocko told the station that he has six alternate verses, none of which presumably discuss drugging a girl and bringing her back home to have sex with her while she's unconscious, but hasn't decided who will end up on the remix.

After trying, and failing, to justify the lyric, Ross half-apologized on Twitter after Reebok—the sneaker company he's currently shilling for—was brought into the controversy by a women's rights group over its endorsement deal with the rapper.

Rocko Calls in to Hot 97 to discuss "U.O.E.N.O."