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Rapper Rick Ross cuts ribbon on new Mid-South restaurant

The Clarksdale, Mississippi, native owns several Wingstop franchises

CLARKSDALE, Mississippi —

Rapper Rick Ross cut the ribbon Friday on a new Wingstop in Clarksdale, Mississippi.

A large crowd, which included Clarksdale Mayor Chuck Espy, gathered to celebrate the grand opening with Ross.

Ross is a platinum recording artist and founder of the Maybach Music Group. He already owns several Wingstop franchises in the Southeast, including several in Memphis. Ross said the Clarksdale location stands out because it's his hometown.

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