Rick Ross owns greater than 100 collectible automobiles — however till just lately, he wasn’t technically allowed to drive any of them.
That’s as a result of the rapper solely simply acquired his driver’s license at age 45, as he revealed on the third hour of TODAY Tuesday.
“I really was pushed to the check. I’ve over 100 automobiles, and I simply hadn’t had my license,” he stated. “So each time I’m going pleasure driving, you realize, it was simply a type of issues.”
What impressed him to lastly head to the DMV?
“My mother and sister pressured me, lastly, so I went, took the check,” he stated. “It took me an hour. You recognize, I missed just a few solutions however I acquired it, I acquired it.”
Al Roker then requested the rapper if it had been well worth the wait.
“It was,” Ross stated. “You recognize, since you ought to have your driver’s license.
“It was simply one thing about my smile, and anytime I acquired pulled over, by the point the officer walked up…” he added, flashing a giant grin.
Ross usually exhibits off his intensive automotive assortment on Instagram, sharing images and movies of basic autos on his 235-acre property in Fayetteville, Georgia.
His palatial residence, by the way, was additionally used to movie components of “Coming 2 America.” Ross defined how he charmed his means into doing an unplanned cameo on this yr’s sequel to the basic 1988 comedy.
“That was me simply approaching Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Corridor day-after-day, ‘Hey, I’m prepared, child!’ … They usually squeezed me in,” he stated.
Throughout his digital go to to TODAY, Ross additionally shared his ideas on fellow rapper Kanye West.
“I actually really feel like Kanye has mastered the artwork of manipulating media and making superb music,” Ross stated. “And that mixture, it’s no telling the place it’ll go. And I really feel like if somebody actually feels Kanye is insane, they’re loopy.”
Ross additionally opened up about his well being and dramatic weight reduction.
“I really feel nice. I’ve dropped near 100 kilos. I’ve stored them off for shut to a few years,” he stated.
He went on to explain earlier sleeping habits that will have put a pressure on him bodily.
“Having drive and fervour to the place I used to refuse to fall asleep,” he stated. “I’d perhaps lay down for 2 or three hours a day and be proper again up as a result of I needed to succeed, I needed to achieve success.”