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Rick Ross

Chicago PD Investigating

Death Threats from Gang

12/11/2012 12:45 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Rick Ross says he's not hiding from gang members who made death threats against him -- but the Chicago Police Department took the videotaped message seriously enough to launch an investigation ... TMZ has learned.

You'll recall ... self-proclaimed members of the Chicago-based Gangster Disciples posted a video (below) -- in which they demand Rick Ross cut a check for GD founder Larry Hoover ... or else.



The video went viral a few weeks ago, and Ross then cancelled the remaining dates on his tour.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... the Chicago PD was made aware of the video, and will be taking a closer look at the YouTube post.  

Ross told Miami radio station WEDR the real reason he cancelled the tour was due to shoddy promoting -- and claims it had nothing to do with the GD threats.

Ross defiantly said he's not afraid to go to Chicago, and humbly added ... "Ricky Ross is a boss. You can't cancel a Ricky Ross show without Ricky Ross's permission."

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61.

dub    

ignance at its finest hahahaha they try to look dumb enough to make ppl think they will do something. lookin stupid and wont do NOTHIN by themselves-i dont need a gang to hold my hand so i can walk down the block

682 days ago
62.

KINA    

Well then do us all a favor and go to Chicago PLEASE...cant they just quarantine all these "gangsters" off and let them all kill each other instead of the innocent civilians lives they so happily take?

682 days ago
63.

zzz    

PUNKED!

682 days ago
64.

Jeffrey dauhmer    

Gang smang eff those wack ass gd,they tryn to extort a guy on you tube.....dummies

682 days ago
65.

ZFlin    

OK! The Police need to stay out of it. I'm sure they have other stuff to worry about. Rick Ross wants to talk about the gangsta life, wants to act like it is a part of who he is, then deal with the consequences. Biggie didnt hide! See where that got him. Gangstas end up in boxs. 50 million dollars is worthless if your dead.

682 days ago
66.

William j    

Rick Ross is a bubble gum gangster!! looks like his fat ass bit off more than he can chew for once!!

682 days ago
67.

Bnt114    

I wonder what The real "Freeway" Ricky Ross thinks

682 days ago
68.

Tone Gorilla    

If the folks wanted him dead he'd be dead

682 days ago
69.

xxrosebudxx    

LOL...HE WANNABE GANGSTA RIGHT, WELL WELCOME TO DA HOOD!! THE REAL WORLD...LIONS, TIGERS,

682 days ago
70.

lovehandles    

These tits can't hold me back these can't hold me back

681 days ago
71.

FABLE THE RAPPER     

WTF IS WRONG WITH MOST OF FIRST OFF RICK ROSS IS A FAKE SECOND OF GANGS ARE NOT A ****ING INFESTATION YOU RACIST PICE OF TRICK **** AN THIRD WHO GIVES A **** HE IS GARBAGE ANYWAY

681 days ago
72.

just me 4    

This is so sad! Even I can see how it's going to play out. Why would u do this to yourself Rick Ross? Money does not make you invincible. You can only aim at who you know is coming. Not all of the people have faces to you. It's just music, I know. But when your rich and famous, some people ALREADY want a reason to take you out!

658 days ago
73.

Jemcake on instagram    

He is not about that life....

635 days ago
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