Freeway Moves Major Weight at Transit Lounge March 12
|South Philly spitter Freeway.|
He traveled with a thug army equipped with Uzis, AK-47s, and Glocks. And at the height of his hustle, Ross pulled in stacks of greenbacks so huge -- often $2 million per day -- that he had to hire an entire staff of 24/7 money handlers just to feed his collection of electric cash counting machines.
Inevitably, the crack-slanging L.A. drug legend got busted. But even sitting in federal prison for two decades, he spawned one of hip-hop's most potent current myths, inspiring the street names of both Carol City's William Leonard Roberts II (AKA Rick Ross) and South Philly spitter Leslie Edward Pridgen (AKA Freeway) -- not to mention a million rap odes to making money fast and blowing it even faster.
Get a headful of gangsta fantasy next Saturday when Freeway holds it down as part of the Rising Hip-Hop Series at Transit Lounge. You'll know the spot by the sweet chemical smell and the click-clack of cash being counted.
Freeway with Opio, Musab, Prince Po, Wrekonize, OneBeLo, J Nics, and Mr. Chief as part of the Rising Hip-Hop Series. Saturday, March 12. Transit Lounge, 729 SW First Ave., Miami. Doors open at 8 p.m. and admission is free before 11 p.m., but $10 afterward. Ages 18 and up. Call 305-377-4628 or visit transitlounge.us.
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