Hurricanes: A Memoir (First Time Trade)


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*NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER* 

 

"A gripping journey."--People

 

The highly anticipated memoir from hip-hop icon Rick Ross chronicles his coming of age amid Miami's crack epidemic, his star-studded controversies and his unstoppable rise to fame.


Rick Ross is an indomitable presence in the music industry, but few people know his full story. Now, for the first time, Ross offers a vivid, dramatic, and unexpectedly candid account of his early childhood, his tumultuous adolescence, and his dramatic ascendancy in the world of hip-hop.

 

Born William Leonard Roberts II, Ross grew up "across the bridge,\" in a Miami at odds with the glitzy nightclubs and yachts of South Beach. In the aftermath of the 1980 race riots, he came of age at the height of the city\'s crack epidemic. All the while he honed his musical talent, overcoming setback after setback until a song called "Hustlin changed his life forever.

 

From his first major label deal to the controversies, health scares, arrests, and feuds he had to transcend along the way, Hurricanes is a revealing portrait of one of the biggest stars in the rap game and an intimate look at the birth of an artist.

ISBN: 1335050124      EAN: 9781335050120
Publisher: Hanover Square Press
US SRP: $17.99 US Binding: Paperback
Copyright Date: 2019
Pub Date: November 03, 2020