“She thinkin’ Phillipe’s, I’m thinkin’ Wingstop, Fiendin’ lemon pepper, I got my thing cocked”-Rick Ross
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).
The Wingstop menu focuses solely on cooked-to-order chicken, along with the chain’s newest offering, glider sandwiches.
Rick Ross joins a number of celebrities who have invested in the Wingstop franchise.
Do you wonder what the
white folks executives for Wingstop think of Rozay hustilng bird on their block?
“Rick Ross will be a great addition to the wing stop family,” said Jim Flynn, Wingstop’s CEO. “He’s a talented artist and brings a huge fan base to the concept. We look forward to growing the brand with him in Memphis.”
And there you have it!
No Officer Ricky may not have kept it real about his past, but he definitely keeps it real when it comes to his love of food. Ungh…
Sidebar: Is there any more stereotypical business that a black rapper from the hood could buy?? A chicken restaurant?? SMH