Rick Ross On The Cover Of Rolling Stone Magazine

August 15, 2012  |  Magazines

Rick Ross manages to land the cover of Rolling Stone‘s latest issue, which hits newsstands August 17th. Here is an excerpt from the cover story where Rozay opens up about being a corrections officer for the first time.

For the first time, Ross talks about his past life as a corrections officer – an opportunity, he says, to “wash my hands” after his best friend was sentenced to 10 years for trafficking cocaine and heroin: “This was my best friend, who I ate peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwiches with, and pork and beans with, my buddy, my partner, my number-one dude. Suddenly I’m talking to him over federal phone calls. Hearing the way it was building, I knew I couldn’t take nothing for granted,” says Ross. “My homey’s father was a huge influence on my life, too . . . He was the one who was like, ‘Yo, go get a job somewhere, man. Go be a fireman. Or go be a fucking corrections officer. Just go sit down somewhere.”

Previously: Rick Ross – Amsterdam (Video)