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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.

LATEST STORIES
  
T.I. Rescues Car Crash Victim ... 'Hey, Are You T.I.?'

T.I.
Rescues Car Crash Victim ... 'Hey, Are You T.I.?'

T.I. came to the rescue of a woman who had just been in a nasty car accident, but the woman was more excited to meet T.I. than she was worried about the crash.T.I. tells TMZ he was driving to a… READ MORE >

T.I. -- Somebody Must Need Stitches, 'Cause ....

T.I.
Somebody Must Need Stitches 'Cause I Smell ....

24 hours after T.I.'s showdown with the LAPD officers, something new is making him angry -- snitches!! Or as he describes it ... anyone who records stuff.So, basically everyone from… READ MORE >

- 174 days ago
T.I. Fight -- What Fight You Talkin' About? [VIDEO]

T.I.
What Fight You Talkin' About?

T.I. should have logged on to TMZ yesterday ... because he's acting like he doesn't remember that epic fight outside Supperclub that ended with a tense standoff between himself and Game on one… READ MORE >

- 175 days ago
Game and T.I. In INTENSE Standoff with LAPD After Brutal Fight

Game and T.I.
In Intense Standoff with LAPD After Brutal Fight

The Game and T.I. were in a super-tense standoff with LAPD after a VIOLENT fight at an L.A. club early Wednesday morning.A group of guys -- who we're told are "mutual acquaintances" of both Game… READ MORE >

- 176 days ago
T.I. -- New Bachelor Pad Will Set Me Free ... From Commuting

T.I.
New Bachelor Pad Will Set Me Free ... From Commuting

When ballers like T.I. want to cut down their commute they do NOT carpool -- they just spend more cash on a new home ... closer to work. Genius.Atlanta sources tell TMZ ... Tip just leased a 4 BR,… READ MORE >

- 192 days ago
Rick Ross & Young Jeezy -- We're Done Hatin' On Each Other -- Thanks, T.I.

Rick Ross & Young Jeezy
We're Done Hatin' On Each Other Thanks, T.I.

Rapper T.I. is the Henry Kissinger of hip hop ... because he's done what seemed like the impossible ... brokering a peace treaty between Rick Ross and Young Jeezy ... TMZ has learned.You'll recall… READ MORE >

- 257 days ago
Justin Bieber Parties in Atlanta -- Hey Diddy, Check Out My Pecs

Justin Bieber
Parties in Atlanta Hey Diddy, Check Out My Pecs!

Justin Bieber was the belle of the ball Wednesday night as he revealed his boyish body -- to the amusement of a dozen big-time rappers at Diddy's Atlanta blowout.Bieber's new GF, Chantel… READ MORE >

- 258 days ago
T.I. & Wife Tiny -- We're NOT Splitting Up

T.I. & Tiny
We're Not Splitting Up

T.I. and his wife Tiny are NOT calling it quits after 3 years of marriage ... despite reports to the contrary ... the rapper tells TMZ.Rumors circulated like crazy after T.I. was a… READ MORE >

- 267 days ago
T.I. -- School's a Bitch ... So I Got One for My Kids

T.I.
School's a Bitch So I Got One for My Kids

T.I. arrived at LAX moments ago with an adorable wittle bitty puppy dog in his hand ... seriously, this thing is frickin' cute. And when we asked why such a tough guy was cruisin' around with such… READ MORE >

- 335 days ago
Justin Bieber Party -- Naked Girls Everywhere

Justin Bieber Party
Naked Girls Everywhere

Justin Bieber's Gatsby party on Friday was FILLED with naked chicks ... as far as the eye could see ... this according to sources inside the party -- and all Justin's celebrity friends were there,… READ MORE >

- 338 days ago

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