MTO BREAKING NEWS: Rapper Rick Ross' RIGHT HAND MAN . . . Just Passed Away . . . Rick Ross Is 'TAKING TIME TO MOURN'!!!

Original: confirmed that Rick Ross' longtime manager and RIGHT-HAND MAN Black Bo has died.

Rozay broke the news publicly Friday night at a Maxim party he performed at in Miami for 2017 Art Basel. “This is an extremely sexy party," he told the crowd. "I know my dog Black would've loved to be here. Come on let me rap for my dog Black one time,” he added, before rolling into a performance of his breakout hit, "Hustlin.'"

Others close to the situation have confirmed the passing and offered condolences via social media. French Montana shared his thoughts on Instagram. "My prayers go out to my brother @richforever and the rest of the family 💔 I know this one hurt 🙏🏼 I'm really hurt, shed a tear for u brother! We going miss you black," he captioned a photo of himself, Black and Drake.

It's not clear HOW Bo died, but we're told that it was NOT a homicide.

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