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T.I.

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T.I. was born Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr. on September 25, 1980, in Atlanta, Georgia, to Violeta Morgan and Clifford "Buddy" Harris, Sr. He is also known as T.I.P. and "Rubberband Man". T.I. is from the streets of Westside Bankhead Zone 1 in Atlanta. His original stage name, T.I.P., it stems from his childhood nickname "Tip", given by his grandfather. He later changed it to T.I. out of respect for label mate Q-Tip. He was dubbed "the Jay-Z of the South" by Pharrell Williams, T.I. gradually established himself as one of rap's greatest and most successful MCs during the early 2000s. T.I. has been active with helping the community especially with Hurricane Katrina relief efforts, T.I. worked with troubled youths at Paulding Detention Center in Atlanta, provided scholarships for single parent families at Boys and Girls Clubs. He has had successful movies roles such as: ATL (2006) and most notably American Gangster(2007) along side Denzel Washington.  See full bio on IMDb »

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It's All About the Washingtons Here ... Right, Justin & T.I.?

Diddy did what Diddy does best at the Ace of Diamonds strip club this week -- be rich and blow stacks o' dough ... with some help from family and friends, of course. Diddy and his son, Justin… READ MORE >

T.I. Says Sammy Sosa's Alleged Skin Bleaching Is 'Self-Hate'

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Sosa's Alleged Skin Bleaching ... Is 'Self-Hate'

Sammy Sosa hates himself and that's why he's turning himself whiter ... that's according to T.I. who went in on the ex-MLB star when we got him out at LAX. Sammy's complexion has very obviously… READ MORE >

- 35 days ago
T.I. Gives Meek Mill Advice for His Time in Prison

T.I. to Meek Mill
While You're Locked Up ... Start Plotting That Comeback!!!

T.I. is sending Meek Mill some simple advice for his 2 to 4 years in prison -- learn and strategize. We got Tip leaving Crossroads Kitchen in WeHo and he went off about what he,… READ MORE >

- 40 days ago
Meek Mill Gets Vows of Support from Jay-Z and T.I.

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Jay-Z & T.I. Blast Judge For 'Wrongful' Prison Sentence

Meek Mill got the shaft from the judge who sent him to prison for a minimum of 2 years -- according to Jay-Z, who's vowing to have Meek's back through the appeal process. Jay called the decision… READ MORE >

- 41 days ago
T.I. to Nelly: 'Put That Bulls*** Behind You!!!'

T.I. to Nelly
'Put That Bulls*** Behind You!!!'

Nelly is a king who should focus on being great again -- that's his pal, T.I.'s advice on the heels of Nelly's rape accuser refusing to testify. Nelly performed in South Florida this… READ MORE >

- 63 days ago
T.I. Leads Protest Against Houston's Restaurant, They Discriminate Against African Americans

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Leads Protest Against Houston's Restaurant They Discriminate Against African Americans

T.I. led a big group of demonstrators in a protest against Houston's Restaurant in Buckhead, outside Atlanta, claiming the joint treats African Americans like second class citizens. The protest… READ MORE >

- 71 days ago
T.I. Says Las Vegas Massacre Changes Nothing for Him, On Gun Control or Concerts

T.I.
Assault Rifles Still Okay to Me! If Bad Guys Have Them, I Want Them

T.I. is standing his ground on gun laws, saying there's still a NEED for Americans to own assault weapons ... even though he can't own them himself. We got Tip leaving Catch L.A. Wednesday night… READ MORE >

- 74 days ago
8-Year-Old Football Protesters Get Props from T.I.

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Props from T.I. ... 'Support Their Passion'

T.I. says he's GLAD the parents of an 8-year-old youth football team supported the players' decision to take a knee during the national anthem ... saying it's important for people to use their… READ MORE >

- 88 days ago
T.I.'s Got a Simple Message for Donald Trump After His Latest Charlottesville Press Conference

T.I. on Trump
KKK Came Callin' 'F*** Him!'

Count T.I. in the chorus of people who believe Donald Trump is in bed with white supremacists and neo-Nazis. We got Tip at LAX Tuesday and asked what he made of Trump's flip-flop on… READ MORE >

- 124 days ago
T.I. Has a PSA Aimed Directly at Rob Kardashian

T.I.
Here's a PSA ... Aimed at Rob Kardashian

T.I. has a PSA for all the fellas out there ... but mostly Rob Kardashian. We got the rapper at LAX Saturday, and after our guy asked him about getting in the middle of Rob's social media rampage… READ MORE >

- 162 days ago
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