Rick Ross Wants To Be The Boss Of Fried Chicken, Opening Wingstop Franchise

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By: Vibe / August 4, 2011

[AllHipHop News] Platinum selling rapper Rick Ross is expanding his business empire into the restaurant business, via a new partnership with national restaurant chain, Wingstop.

Rick Ross has signed a development agreement with the Richardson, Texas-based company, which has over 480 Wingstop restaurants across the United States and Mexico.

Rick Ross will open the first of several Wingstop restaurants in Memphis, this Fall.

Ross, who name checked Wingstop brand on the song “MC Hammer” from his album Teflon Don, felt an affinity with the brand, which made it easier to make the decision to invest.

“After tasting Wingstop’s signature lemon pepper–flavored wings in Miami, I knew this was a franchise I wanted to add to my investments,” Rick Ross told AllHipHop.com in a statement today (August 4th).

(Read more at AllHipHop.com)