Drug Kingpins That Rappers Love To Emulate

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Big Meech

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Rick Ross’ biggest hit, “BMF,” is all about expressing the concept, “I think I’m big Meech.” His name is even him paying homage to the real “Rick Ross,” despite their differences.

“Freeway” Rick Ross

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The original Rick Ross has been referred to countless times in rap, but most frequently emulated through rapper Freeway, who named himself after him, as well as Rick Ross.

Manuel Noriega

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N.O.R.E. named himself after the infamous kingpin, while Rick Ross even had the line, “The real Noriega, he owe me a hundred favors.”