Rick Ross "Still Angry" About Zimmerman Verdict

MMG boss reacts passionately to question about acquittal.

Posted: 08/02/2013 10:09 AM EDT
Rick Ross

Rick Ross hasn't gotten over the acquittal of George Zimmerman. Speaking to Global Grind, Ross professed to be "still angry" about the outcome of the second-degree murder trial that ended last month. "I'm upset and really, really enraged."  

After Zimmerman was found not guilty of gunning down Trayvon Martin in an act of malice, the teen's parents, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, encouraged the public not to react with violence. Ross has taken heed. "I've just been trying to keep from putting too much negative energy out there. So you know, we're just doing our thing behind our closed doors. But most definitely, that's a big problem and something has to happen and it will."

Doing his "thing" behind-the-scenes may have been a nod to newly released music. Earlier in the week, Ross unveiled a new track, "I Wonder Why," making reference to Zimmerman's fatal run-in with the 17-year-old and including audio of prosecution witness Rachel Jeantel from when she took the stand. Jeantel was on the phone with Trayvon leading up to the shooting.

Zimmerman's acquittal has drawn mixed reactions. While he does have supporters, some of whom donated money to help cover the 29-year-old's legal fees and personal expenses, others have  labeled him a murderer, including one of the jurors who found him innocent.


BET.com is your #1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

Click here to subscribe to our newsletter.

(Photo: C.Smith/ WENN.com)

Videos You May Like

From Our Partners