06/24/2013 03:15 pm ET

Rick Ross' 'Country Of Africa' Tweet Draws Laughs

Rick Ross may have been a little too excited to paint his visit to Africa as proof that the world is excited for Wale's upcoming album, "The Gifted." In a tweet fired off Monday afternoon, the rapper (who lost a Reebok endorsement over a lyric in which he boasted of drugging and having sex with a woman without her knowledge) said that he had touched down in the "country of Africa":

rick ross country of africa

Twitter ridicule came swiftly, but perhaps no response stung as harshly as this one: