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T.I.

Real Name – Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr.
Born – September 25, 1980
Riverdale, Georgia, U.S.

Rapper, actor, sunglasses aficionado.

Began rapping at age 9, was discovered as a teenager, became a huge rap star.

His first album peaked at number 98 and only sold 163,000 copies, causing him to be dropped from his label.

Came back strong with albums two and three, got some Grammy nominations, won a Vibe award for “Best Street Anthem.” Whaddaya you mean you never heard of the Vibe Awards. They're a storied tradition that date all the way back to 2003.

Went to prison (for a month) for violating probation on a previous drug conviction.

Went back to prison in 2009 after being charged with possession of three unregistered machine guns and two silencers. Probably needed them for hunting. Seriously, you totally need silencers when you're hunting.

Went back to prison (again) in 2011 for violating parole on his previous conviction, was released early and sent to a halfway house, was driven there in a pimped out party bus. Oh T.I., don't ever change.

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Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea -- LIVE Booty Ain't Always the Best Booty

J.Lo & Iggy
LIVE Booty Ain't Always The Best Booty

After Iggy Azalea and J.Lo broke down "Booty" live on the American Music Awards stage ... it was time for Iggy's mentor T.I. to weigh in on that highly anticipated ass carnival. Two thumbs up? For… READ MORE >

Atlanta Hawks Owner John Rutherford Seydel -- T.I. vs. Usher ... If I Had to Choose One Ambassador

Atlanta Hawks Owner
T.I. vs. Usher If I Had to Choose One Ambassador

The new Atlanta Hawks owner could be in a very tough spot ... having to pick one hip hop spokesman for his team out of all the music superstars in A-Town -- and he's not looking forward to… READ MORE >

- 44 days ago
T.I. -- I Settled the Snoop/Iggy Beef ... FREE OF CHARGE!

T.I.
Settled Snoop/Iggy Beef FREE OF CHARGE!

T.I. helped squash the Snoop Dogg/Iggy Azalea beef out of the kindness of his heart ... telling TMZ he received nothing for his Kissinger-esque work.As TMZ previously reported, Snoop posted a… READ MORE >

- 58 days ago
T.I. Goes to Africa -- I Ain't Worried 'Bout No Ebola

T.I.
Goes to Africa ... I Ain't Worried 'Bout No Ebola

T.I. is either the ultimate entertainer, or dangerously naive -- he's touched down in Africa for a concert he says must go on ... Ebola or no Ebola.Sources close to the situation tell TMZ ...… READ MORE >

- 61 days ago
Snoop Dogg -- APOLOGIZES to Iggy Azalea ... T.I. Plays Peacemaker

Snoop Dogg
APOLOGIZES to Iggy T.I. Plays Peacemaker

Snoop Dogg has declared a truce with Iggy Azalea ... officially squashing the beef after just one phone convo with T.I.Snoop just posted a video mea culpa where he says, "No more bad talk. I… READ MORE >

- 64 days ago
Nelly -- Rioters In Hometown Need To Wise Up ... And Stop The Violence

Nelly
Hometown Rioters Need To Wise Up Stop The Violence

Nelly has a message for protesters in his hometown ... cut the crap!The King of St. Louis finally talked publicly about the shooting death of Michael Brown ... saying the people of… READ MORE >

- 124 days ago
T.I. -- Sued For Stealing Concert Stage

T.I.
Sued for Stealing Concert Stage

T.I. took the stage ... literally.  He rented a stage for his concert tour and treated it like a flower arrangement at a wedding reception dinner table ... in other words, he took it home… READ MORE >

- 125 days ago
Floyd Mayweather -- I DID NOT Say I Had Sex With T.I.'s Wife

Floyd Mayweather
I Did NOT SAY I Had Sex With T.I.'s Wife

Floyd Mayweather says he never said he had sex with T.I.'s wife Tiny ... and claims the audio in the footage we posted this morning wasn't clear.Mayweather tells TMZ Sports ...he ACTUALLY said,… READ MORE >

- 152 days ago
Floyd Mayweather -- I Had Sex With T.I.'s Wife

Floyd Mayweather
I Had Sex With T.I.'s Wife

Floyd Mayweather apparently concedes T.I. had a solid reason for attacking him in Vegas in May ... because the boxer now proudly claims he had sex with Tiny.Mayweather was promoting his upcoming… READ MORE >

- 152 days ago
Floyd Mayweather Jr. Denied by T.I.'s Wife on BET Awards Red Carpet (VIDEO)

Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Denied by T.I.'s Wife on the BET Awards Red Carpet

Floyd Mayweather Jr. tried to re-connect with rapper T.I.'s wife on the red carpet of the BET Awards, but she was having none of it ... possibly to avoid another Floyd/T.I. brawl.Tiny was doing an… READ MORE >

- 171 days ago

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