Rick Ross Says He’s Going To Run For Mayor Of Fayetteville

Amid troubles with his annual car show, Rick Ross says he’s going to run for Mayor of Fayetteville.

BYCole Blake
Rick Ross Says He’s Going To Run For Mayor Of Fayetteville

Rick Ross has revealed that he intends to run for Mayor of Fayetteville after feuding with the city council over his car show. Despite his application for a permit to host the car show being denied, Ross still insists that the show will go on as planned.

“I love Fayetteville so much. Next year I’m running for mayor,” Ross said on his Instagram Story, Tuesday. “That’s right. The boss Rick Ross running for mayor of Fayetteville. I wanna know how many votes did it actually take to vote in the mayor of Fayetteville. I need to know that ‘cause we gon’ become that. We gon’ make that happen, and we gonna have a good time. We gon’ give some people opportunities, we gon’ give some people raises and, of course, we gon’ have to clean some people out.”

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Rick Ross At His Car Show In 2022

FAYETTEVILLE, GEORGIA - MAY 21: Rick Ross performs onstage at Rick Ross Car & Bike Show on May 21, 2022 in Fayetteville, Georgia. (Photo by Terence Rushin/Getty Images)

Ross further confirmed that he plans to go ahead with his car show on June 3. “Breaking news, the Rick Ross Car Show June 3 goes on. It must go on,” Ross said in more clips from his Instagram Story.

He continued: “It’s a private event on private property with VIPs and you’re invited. Tickets still available online. It’s going to be a beautiful event. Shoutout to the beautiful city of Fayetteville. This when I become great during the challenges. That’s what I like. That’s why I was always one to initiate certain things because I love the challenge. I don’t have a problem going against the challenges because Ricky Rozay ready. Is it really a challenge?”

Rick Ross On Running For Mayor

As for Ross' neighbors, they complained to the Fayette County Board of Commissioners in April about the annual car show. They argued that the event brings traffic in the small neighborhood to a complete standstill, as noted by WSB-TV.

Read More: Rick Ross’ Neighbors Are Trying To Kill His Car Show


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