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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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T.I. -- China's 'Star Wars' Poster Looks Like a Black 'Marketing' Issue (VIDEO)

T.I.
China's 'Star Wars' Poster Looks Like a Black 'Marketing' Issue

The black man can't get a break in China -- at least that's what T.I. thinks is going on with that controversial altered 'Star Wars' poster. We gave Tip the lowdown on China's edited… READ MORE >

T.I. & Tiny -- Ditch Mayweather ... We're Not Partying With That Guy (VIDEO)

T.I. & Tiny
Ditch Mayweather We're Not Partying With That Guy

Floyd Mayweather hit the same Hollywood club as T.I. and Tiny Wednesday night -- but it doesn't seem the hatchet is buried all the way. The three have a pretty nasty past -- which… READ MORE >

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NBA's Glen Rice Jr. -- Shot In Leg ... In Gunfight At T.I.'s Restaurant

NBA's Glen Rice Jr.
Shot In Leg In Gunfight At T.I.'s Restaurant

The man who was shot in the leg at T.I.'s Atlanta restaurant is former NBA player Glen Rice Jr. -- son of Glen Rice.  We broke the story ... a fight broke out at Scales 925 on Sunday night… READ MORE >

- 219 days ago
T.I. -- Shooting at Soul Food Eatery

T.I.
Shooting at Soul Food Eatery

T.I.'s new Atlanta soul food restaurant was the scene of a shootout with a group of customers, leaving one man injured and also arrested for drugs ... TMZ has learned. The shooting went down… READ MORE >

- 219 days ago
T.I. -- I Love Women ... Blows $30k In Strip Club Storm (VIDEO)

T.I.
I Love Women Blows $30k at Strip Club

T.I. is on a redemption mission after his jokey comments about women, and that's why he lined the imaginary pockets of some very appreciative strippers. Tip blew off steam from his bad week… READ MORE >

- 226 days ago
T.I. -- Oprah Knows I'm Not Sexist!!!

T.I.
Oprah Knows I'm Not Sexist!!!

T.I. didn't mean to be sexist when he said women weren't fit to be president ... he was just engaged in what he's now calling "barbershop talk" delivered for shock value. Tip made another attempt… READ MORE >

- 230 days ago
Oprah -- T.I.'s Not Down For a Female Prez? Child Please!!! (VIDEO)

Oprah
T.I.'s Not Down For a Female Prez? Child Please!!!

Oprah Winfrey can't believe T.I. said women aren't fit to be President of the United States -- which he did -- but she's got a quick lesson for him on politics.  O was walking out of CBS in… READ MORE >

- 231 days ago
T.I.'s Wife Tiny -- My Husband's Sexist ... Sometimes (VIDEO)

T.I.'s Wife Tiny
My Man Is Sexist ... Sometimes

T.I.'s wife says her husband is old fashioned, and yes ... sometimes sexist when it comes to recognizing the capabilities of women. Tiny was leaving LAX Tuesday when we asked her about T.I.… READ MORE >

- 231 days ago
T.I. -- There's No Way I'm Voting for Hillary Clinton ... Chicks Are Too Emotional (VIDEO)

T.I.
No Way I'm Voting for Hillary ... Chicks Are Too Emotional

9:40 AM PT -- T.I. is already issuing a mea culpa. He says, "My comments about women running for president were unequivocally insensitive and wrong.  I sincerely apologize to everyone I… READ MORE >

- 232 days ago
T.I. -- Woman Goes Crazy in Rapper's Restaurant -- Taken Away in Restraints

T.I.
Woman Goes Crazy in Rapper's Restaurant Taken Away in Restraints

T.I. had a real lunch special Friday ... a customer so angry, so out of control, cops had to come, restrain her in a gurney and take her away. A woman showed up at around 2:30 pm and at first… READ MORE >

- 243 days ago

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