Most rappers "talk" about a rough lifestyle in their lyrics but it seems lately that Waka Flocka Flame has been living the "gangster life." Weeks ago, cops kicked in his door looking for weapons, gang related items and an alleged prostitution ring. According to TMZ, earlier today he was dodging bullets on his tour bus. Is this even "cool" anymore ???

We're told Waka -- real name Juaquin Malphurs -- was on his tour bus outside a car stereo shop when two cars pulled up next to the bus and opened fire. Waka was not hit.

An eyewitness tells us Waka's security team returned fire on the cars and hit at least one of them. Waka's publicist confirms his security team fired shots -- and says the bus was shot 4 times.

FOXCharlotte is reporting police have detained multiple people -- and that one person was shot in the shoulder.


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