Friday, August 15, 2014

Recap: Hip Hop Star Rick Ross Visits Memphis During Elvis Week To Open Wingstop & Get Key To City

Rap Mogul, Producer and Movie Star Rick Ross was in Memphis this week for the grand opening of his latest area Wingstop location and picked up some more hardware to go with his gold records: the key to the city. To dateRoss has opened 25 Wingstop locations across the Southeast, five in Memphis. His latest location is on Union Ave in Midtown. That location has been operating since June.

Earlier at the grand opening of the Union Ave location this week, Memphis Mayor A C Wharton presented Ross with a symbolic key to the city.

"It’s a huge honor for me and my team to have Mayor Wharton give me the key to the city. In every city we open a Wingstop, it is our goal to make a positive impact. We appreciate his support,” Ross added.

Ross also made a trip out to the suburbs as he visited a Bartlett, TN location on Thursday