Rapper Rick Ross appeared in court on Monday (September 21) as part of an ongoing child-support battle with his former ex-girlfriend Tia Kemp.
According to reports, Ross appeareda at the Broward County Court House, where was ordered to pay temporary child support and health coverage for his son William Roberts III.
The rapper was also granted visitation rights during the hearing and was ordered to pay Kemp’s legal bills in regards to the matter as well.
Kemp has consistently blasted Rick Ross on her Twitter page, accusing the chart-topping rapper of being a dead beat dad.
“I’m tired of men bragging about what they are and what they have but they’re not even man enough to take care of their kids,” Kemp Twittered in August.
More recently, on September 14, Kemp blasted Ross on their son’s birthday.
“Let’s see if his lame ass father actually grows enough ball and at least call to wish his son a happy birthday,” Kemp Tweeted. Tia Kemp has one child by Rick Ross.
She became involved in the rapper’s feud with his arch-rival 50 Cent, when she appeared in videos with the G-Unit leader.
Kemp released Tia’s Diary: Deeper Than Rap, a tell-all book about Rick Ross under 50 Cent’s G-Unit Books imprint in May.
“He’s a deadbeat dad. He’s battered his first baby mama and the only things that he’s done is put his hands on women,” Tia Kemp told AllHipHop.com in a previous interview. “He’s never been arrested but for battery for on his baby mom.”
In related news, Tia Kemp is featured on the front page of two covers with 50 Cent in an upcoming issue of Smooth Magazine.