Gucci Mane has been behind bars for quite some time but his incarceration hasn’t slowed down his musical output, and now, his ability to communicate with fans. 

In a letter obtained by MTV, Gucci wrote fans about his immediate plans and what he hopes to accomplish after he gets out of prison.

“My idea is to take my career to the next level,” Gucci Mane wrote. “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.”

The letter also addresses Gucci’s substance abuse problem, which he claims is a thing of the past. He hopes that by reflecting on his past transgressions he will become a better person and in turn, envisions a life of lavishness and a return to prominence.

“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,” Gucci Mane writes. “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.”

Gucci Mane is currently serving a prison bid on weapons charges and it is uncertain when he will be released. Early last month it was announced that he would be released a year early but just a week later, news broke that he would be spending an additional three years behind bars.

View the full letter and read it in full below (via MTV):

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.

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