Barrow of The Urban Daily writes about Ross's date rape lyrics. Rapper Rick Ross is engaged to marry his girlfriend, Lira Galore, she revealed on Thursday, Sept. Ross' future wife posted about her sparkling new ring via Snapchat, and followed up with several stills of the sparkler on Instagram the next morning."My brother @richforever and his beautiful lady @lira_galore stopped by today and had themselves a serious shopping spree #riperic #rafaellokings #team Rafaello," the jeweler's Instagram account read on Thursday.
"#Mrs." She followed up with a separate video of her sparkling ring resting on top of Ross' hand.
The jeweler, Rafaello and Co, also posted pics from the couple's engagement in NYC.
And while I may have been able to separate the two when I was a teen, these days, I can’t pretend that music does not matter.
Danielle goes on to discuss Steubenville and alleges that lyrics such as Ross' can foster "a culture of dysfunction," in which young men think it is acceptable to have relations with an intoxicated or unconscious woman who isn't able to say "no." "If she didn’t know she didn’t give consent," Jerry L.
Dre on “3 Kings” from Ross’ 2012 album, Today I met Jay-Z. “I appreciate my bro @richforever for putting me in rooms like this.
I appreciate my bro @richforever for putting me in rooms like this. We live in a society by the time that African American women and Latina women are 18, almost half of them -- 44 percent -- have been sexually abused." Others associated the controversial lines with the Steubenville rape case, in which two Ohio teens were found guilty of sexually assaulting an underage girl who was severely intoxicated and incapable of giving consent.Via Clutch Mag Online's Britni Danielle: While many agreed that Ross’ lyrics were irresponsible at best, and downright heinous at worse, predictably someone tried to tell me to relax. “It’s just music.” The “it’s just music” line has been trotted out for every depraved verse ever laid over a dope beat.The site reported that the 11-carat ring features a 5-carat emerald-cut diamond centerpiece.Another famous friend, Amber Rose, also sent her love to the newly engaged couple via Instagram. O.," off Rocko's mixtape "Gift of Gab 2." Although the mix dropped in February, the track featuring Ross is just now gaining traction because of a lyric presumably about date rape.