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A week after reportedly being a target of an apparent drive-by shooting, Rick Ross is receiving advice from another Miami native to re-think his self-imposed gangster rap persona.

In a letter posted on the Miami New Times, Uncle Luke voiced his opinion on Rozay’s recent threats and encouraged the Maybach Music Group leader to take a different route with his music career before he ends up in prison, or worse.

“It's a shame you can't enjoy life without spending part of your earnings on heavy security or risking your freedom by purchasing an arsenal,” he wrote. “Remember, that's what landed T.I. and Lil Wayne in prison. You don't want that to happen to you. However, those are the consequences of rapping about being something you're not.”

The rapper has made headlines in recent months following the December cancellation of his tour, which some believed were caused by death threats from Chicago-based gang, »

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