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The untold story of drug kingpin 'Freeway' Rick Ross

by Take Two®

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Rick Ross, also known as Freeway Rick Ross

Defining what an American success story is can all depend on your perspective.

For some it's getting a college degree, finding a good job then maybe buying a house with a white picket fence. For others it can mean pulling yourself out a hopeless situation by any means necessary, legal or illegal. 

Freeway Rick Ross was a cocaine kingpin in the '80s and early '90s, whose empire spanned across the U.S. He was so powerful, that at one point, he controlled a vast multimillion-dollar operation. Until it all came crashing down.

Ross along with crime reporter Cathy Scott have written a new book that details all of it called "Freeway Rick Ross, the Untold Autobiography." Ross joins Take Two to talk about his life and his new memoir. 

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