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T.I.'s Clothing Line

Prison's GREAT for Business

9/21/2011 2:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0920_Akoo_TI_EXPrison doesn't totally suck ... at least for T.I. ... because TMZ has learned, sales for the rapper's clothing line skyrocketed while he was in the pokey.

A rep for AKOO clothing tells TMZ, the company's sales soared by 25% in the last year ... while the rapper served time for drug possession.

The company rep said they hadn't seen such a surge in popularity since T.I.'s MTV reality show "Road to Redemption" premiered in 2009.

The rep says they're preparing for another spike in sales -- when T.I. is set free next week after completing his drug sentence.

So crime does pay?

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1.

queen love    

So sad for America when this is our role model. (shrugs)

1129 days ago
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cc    

okay that was in 09. you can get it for less then 20.00 online now. besides tigers blood sales went through the roof too.

1129 days ago
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Mel Zipskin    

I can't stand this stupid guy.

1129 days ago
4.

Good riddance!    

Gesundheit!

1129 days ago
5.

Rotter    

0 X 25% = 0

1129 days ago
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Nay Nay    

Crime does not pay. He could've been making real $$$$$ if he was home. Stay out of prison crazy.

1129 days ago
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Aryanna    

Stupid Mistakes. He is a cutie though.. I just cant get over his wife.. she is such a hood rat.

1129 days ago
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mzoctober    

Doesn't he looks FINE is this pic above!! im melting!! idk bout u ladies but DAMN he looks Fine!! i cant when he gets out n makes that banger music, so happy that he'll b out!!

1129 days ago
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HMMMM    

I wouldn't put a plugged nickel into ANYTHING this druggie puts his name on.

1129 days ago
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sidewinder    

she is CRAZY looking...she sometimes looks like a mermaid.

1129 days ago
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JW    

Playing a little fast and loose with the numbers here - if he had $1000 in sales and it jumped to $1250 that's a 25% increase but a lousy $250.

1128 days ago
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1128 days ago
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charlotte clark    

I guess so! Money is Money! T.I., still, stay outta the 'Big House!' lol

1127 days ago
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leon bailey    

this is sad when these men think that they are going forward in life and they really are taking themselves back to the days of slavery. with their thought process and actions.

1127 days ago
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SimonaMeChelle    

Don't get it Twisted with this Headline, prison is not good for business, T.I. is good for business! The reality show will prove that fo sho! AKOO is HOT, because of T.I, just like anything else associated to him. That's the REAL SCOOP.

1126 days ago

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