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This is a never-ending saga. 

Atlanta rapper Rocko is officially removing his homie Rick Ross off his street anthem “U.O.E.N.O.” 

After Rick Ross’ allusion to date rape was recognized, he received backlash from women and men around the country. 

Rocko, who has been quiet throughout the whole ordeal, finally spoke out and called Hot 97 to clear the air. 

During his interview, Rocko revealed that he made the executive decision to remove Rick Ross from the record and replace him with another currently unknown artist.

The “Umma Do Me” rapper stated: 

“Because of the type of traction that the record has as far as radio, it puts me in a position where I have to change it.

At the present moment, I have like six different verses from all types of different, talented artists, some multi-platinum. Some might have even have bigger accomplishments like Grammys and things of that nature.”

Although Rocko stands by Rick Ross’ creative right to rap about anything he wants, he made the politically correct move and removed him from the track.

Unlike rappers Meek Mill and Tyga, Rocko didn’t try to justify Rick Ross’ lyric, but he did mention he had no idea it would be an issue, due to similar rap lyrics from highly respected artists like Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac. 

Take a listen to Rocko’s interview with Hot 97 below!