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How Rick Ross Became The 'Biggest Boss' In Business As Owner Of Nearly 30 Wingstop Locations

Rick Ross is a multi-faceted boss. Over the years, the rapper-turned-businessman has been making lucrative moves across real estate, cannabis, restaurants, health care and more, as previously shared by AFROTECH.

Sep 13, 2023

Rick Ross Says 'When You're Running A Business, There Will Be Mistakes' In Response To Wingstop U.S. Labor Department Allegations

Rick Ross admits that even bosses make mistakes, but there’s power in holding yourself accountable. Following reports that his family business, Boss Wings Enterprises LLC, is under investigation by the U.S. Labor Department, the 46-year-old emcee took to social media to address the claims. The company has been fined more than $100,000 for alleged violations at five of its Wingstop locations located in the state of Mississippi.

Aug 18, 2022

Rick Ross’ Family Company Under Investigation By U.S. Labor Department

Rick Ross’ family is under fire for approximately five of its Wingstop locations in Mississippi, USA Today reports. According to reports from the Labor Department, Boss Wings Enterprises LLC allegedly made its employees pay for uniforms, safety training, background checks, and cash register shortages, which ultimately caused their employees’ wages to drop below the $7.25 federal minimum wage.

Aug 17, 2022

You Won't Believe What Rick Ross Says His 'Best Business Move' Was As A CEO

In his featured verse on Chance The Rapper’s “No Problems,” Lil Wayne told us to forget about a watch; he’d buy a new arm. Still not entirely sure what Wayne meant by that. However, it is clear that Rick Ross disagrees. The rapper and mogul may have an affinity for watches. When asked about his best business decision to date as a CEO by HipHopDX, he revealed that it’s his $3 million timepiece.

Jul 12, 2022

A New Trademark Filing Suggests You May Soon Be Able To Buy Chicken From Wingstop In The Metaverse

Wingstop is making headlines, but this time it isn’t because of rapper and Wingstop franchise owner Rick Ross. Business Insider reports Wingstop filed a multi-class trademark to the US Patent and Trademark Office on Feb. 25 as it seems to be looking to secure a spot in the metaverse. The application reportedly includes “downloadable virtual goods” such as non-fungible tokens (NFTs), virtual food, and virtual drink. Wingstop may be planning for users to trade NFTs, digital assets, and artwork through an online marketplace. In addition, the trademark extends to downloadable software for trading cryptocurrency, NFTs, digital tokens, downloadable loyalty, and reward cards. Wingstop states users will benefit from loyalty and reward cards not only in the virtual world but in real life, too. A Wingstop spokesperson could not disclose further details about Wingstop’s plans in the metaverse but they were able to reveal, “the filing signifies an exciting public step to serve the world flavor...

Mar 4, 2022

Is Rick Ross Investing In The Miami Heat? 'I'm Confident, We'll Bring Them Big Trophies Back'

Rick Ross, the biggest boss, is always thinking of his next move. According to Kulture Hub, Rick Ross could soon make his stake in the sports industry as an investor in the National Basketball Association’s Miami Heat. The move would be only right for the rapper and entrepreneur who has been an avid supporter of the team and is considered by many as a Miami legend. “I’m still interested in getting a small percentage of an NFL or NBA team,” Rick Ross shared during an episode of Uninterrupted’s Certified Buckets podcast when asked his stance on making a sports investment move. “I’d just invest in the Heat because we got some beautiful additions. And like I say I’m one of those people that can look three seasons ahead… I’m confident, we’ll bring them big trophies back.” As someone who was raised in Dade County, Rick Ross has been a fan of the Miami Heat since day one. He went from watching games from awful seats to garnering relationships with the players, President Pat Riley, and the...

Nov 16, 2021

Rick Ross Gifts His Son With A Wingstop Franchise For His Sixteenth Birthday

Like father, like son. Of course, Rick Ross never supplies us with anything less than boss moves! And this time, the 45-year-old rapper has laced his son with the ultimate gift — his very own restaurant franchise. The rapper, who opened his first Wingstop franchise back in 2011 in Memphis, TN, revealed he purchased his son, William L. Roberts III, his very own franchise for his 16th birthday in an Instagram post. “Everyone wish my son @mmgbigbank [a] Happy 16th birthday!” wrote the “Aston Martin Music” emcee on Instagram. “Today he became the owner of his 1st @wingstop franchise. You’re now officially a BOSS!!! Keep going.”   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Biggest Boss Rick Ross (@richforever) AfroTech previously reported that Rick Ross owns at least 25 Wingstop restaurants, which bring in $200,000 each year in sales. It has also been reported that he raked in an estimated $7 million from his Wingstop investments in 2014. His eldest son is currently making quite the...

Sep 14, 2021