Rick Ross Arrested After North Carolina Concert

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artist Rick Ross has been released after being arrested following a North Carolina concert.

The hip hop artist and MC was detained by police and taken into custody after his performance at the Super Jam concert.

According to police, he was arrested for failure to appear in court for a previous misdemeanor drug possession charge. He was released on $1000 bond shortly after his arrest.

Rick Ross, whose real name is William Leonard Roberts II, reportedly took his stage name from infamous – now reformed – Los Angeles cocaine kingpin 'Freeway' Rick Ross, who later sued the rapper for using the name, however the suit was dismissed by the presiding judge.