Walmart Reportedly Pulls Rick Ross' 'Black Market' Over Donald Trump Assassination Lyric

Will other major retailers join in?

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Rick RossBlack Market debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard 200 with 65,000 units (54,000 in album sales). To some, Ross’ eighth studio album is considered a brick. Even 50 Cent had to make a comment about it.

Well, here is a possible reason why Black Market is getting sold on the black market now. Journalist and media analyst Mark Dice took offense to Rozay’s line about Donald Trump on “Free Enterprise.” He raps, “Assassinate Trump like I’m Zimmerman / Now accept these words as they came from Eminem.”

In the video below, Dice reveals that he called all major retailers (Walmart, Amazon, Target, iTunes and more) to file a complaint. He argues that Ross’ album is inappropriate, especially if Ross is saying he’ll kill a presidential candidate. He says that most of these retailers celebrated a victory when they pulled the Dukes of Hazzard toy due to its association with the Confederate flag.

So far, Walmart seems to be the only one who has pulled Ross’ album. Our news editor, Edwin Ortiz, called the Walmart in Secaucus, New Jersey to see if they had any in stock. They didn’t.

However, the other retailers Dice mentioned still have Black Market up for sale, including iTunes.

Ross and Walmart have yet to release an official statement. Complex has reached out to Walmart for comment.

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