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Rick Ross
Hurricanes: A Memoir
6PM SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
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Grammy nominated hip-hop icon Rick Ross presents his highly anticipated memoir chronicling his coming of age amid Miami's crack epidemic, his star-studded controversies, and his unstoppable rise to fame.


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TICKET PACKAGES → Ticket Package 1: $36.40 + fees: One (1) signed hardcover copy of Hurricanes and admission for one (1) person. → Ticket Package 2: $42.40 + fees: One (1) signed hardcover copy of Hurricanes and admission for two (2) people.
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EVENT GUIDELINES
  • WILL-CALL opens at 5pm in the Orpheum lobby. Please check in here to be admitted into the event.
  • PICK UP YOUR SIGNED BOOK at will-call in the Orpheum lobby beginning at 5pm.
  • SEATING is general admission and opens at 5pm.
  • PARKING is available in several lots near the Orpheum. Check out this map for more info »
  • EVENT GUIDELINES may be subject to changes.
  • REFUNDS will not be issued within seven days of the event.
  • Rick Ross will pre-sign copies of Hurricanes before the event.
  • If you miss the event, tickets are non-refundable. In order to receive your book, you will need to contact us within 30 days of the event.  After 30 days, you will receive a trade credit to Changing Hands Bookstore for the cost of the book + tax.

CAN'T MAKE IT? Call 602.274.0067 to order a signed copy of Hurricanes and we'll have it signed and reserved for you. We also ship anywhere in the US and to most international locations!


ABOUT THE BOOK
Rick Ross is an indomitable presence in the music industry, but few people know his full story. Now, for the first time, Ross offers a vivid, dramatic and unexpectedly candid account of his early childhood, his tumultuous adolescence and his dramatic ascendancy in the world of hip-hop.

Born William Leonard Roberts II, Ross grew up "across the bridge" in a Miami at odds with the glitzy beaches, nightclubs and yachts of South Beach. In the aftermath of the 1980 race riots and the Mariel boatlift, Ross came of age at the height of the city's crack epidemic, when home invasions and execution-style killings were commonplace. Still, in the midst of the chaos and danger that surrounded him, Ross flourished, first as a standout high school football player and then as a dope boy in Carol City's notorious Matchbox housing projects. All the while he honed his musical talent, overcoming setback after setback until a song called "Hustlin'" changed his life forever.

From the making of "Hustlin'" to his first major label deal with Def Jam to the controversy surrounding his past as a correctional officer and the numerous health scares, arrests, and feuds he had to transcend along the way, Hurricanes is a revealing portrait of one of the biggest stars in the rap game, and an intimate look at the birth of an artist.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Rick Ross is an American rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur and founder of the Maybach Music Group. All ten of his albums have landed in the Top 10 of the Billboard 200, including five No. 1 debuts. He has received four Grammy Award nominations, and his single "Hustlin" was the first song ever to reach certified platinum status before its associated album was released. He has worked closely with Jay-Z, Kanye West, Diddy, Drake, Lil Wayne and DJ Khaled, among many others. He lives in Miami. Hurricanes is his first book.
 
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