(AllHipHop News) Gucci Mane's constant issues with the law and his tendency to have public breakdowns have led to the Atlanta rapper's music career to often be overshadowed by negative headlines. According to Gucci, those troubles are in his past now. The "Wasted" performer claims his most recent stint behind bars has effectively helped him change his ways.
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MTV published a letter penned by Gucci from prison where he speaks on making a permanent "life-change." That apparently includes the 34-year-old Brick Squad leader giving up drugs and alcohol and turning to prayer.
Read Gucci Mane's letter:
My idea is to take my career to the next level. I am planning to take my music to a higher level and use the attention and influence to sell movies, books, clothing and be a living testimony to all people showing that you can start from humble beginnings and transcend to something greater.
It feels great to see my plan take root and begin to blossom even though I’m physically incarcerated but spiritually and mentally I’m free as ever. I enjoy working out molding my body and I look forward to changing my diet for the better because I realize to get to the status I crave I must make a life-change which is permanent not a quick-fix.
I can see myself now at the top of my game, me and my beautiful lady walking the red carpet at the best parties and getting flooded with accolades at the award shows and setting trends that will be copied around the world. This is not a dream though this is a plan that I will affect directly. I know that by me stayin sober, praying and fasting and stepping up to the plate to the father, and man I am destined to be I will impact my family and the entire universe for the better.