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Reebok drops rapper Rick Ross amid controversy over pro-rape lyrics


( – A famous rapper has apologized for offensive lyrics about rape, but a Massachusetts company is still giving him the boot.

Canton-based Reebok has dropped Rick Ross as a company spokesman.

Ross has come under fire for his lyrics, which appear to refer to drugging women and raping them. In a statement, Reebok said Ross failed to live up to the "values of our brand."
Ross apologized for the lyrics in a Tweet and says he doesn't condone rape.