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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. -- I Can Take On Mayweather Just Fine

T.I.
I Can Take on Mayweather ... Just Fine

T.I. wants to make it clear ... he can stand up to Floyd Mayweather Jr. T.I. posted this video on Instagram after his fight with Floyd at a Vegas Fatburger early Sunday AM.  There were… READ MORE >

Floyd Mayweather -- I'm Not Looking to Bang T.I.'s Wife

Floyd Mayweather
I'm Not Looking to Bang T.I.'s Wife

Floyd Mayweather is NOT trying to get tricky with T.I.'s wife ... in fact, Floyd is telling friends he's shocked the rapper tried to pick a fight -- 'cause he thought they were all friends. We're… READ MORE >

- 279 days ago
T.I and Floyd Mayweather Fight -- Tiny's Photo Set the Rapper Off

T.I and Mayweather Fight
Tiny's Photo Set the Rapper Off

T.I. never intended to get into a fight with Floyd Mayweather Sunday night in Las Vegas ... sources close to the rapper tell TMZ -- but Tip was definitely pissed about Money possibly getting close… READ MORE >

- 279 days ago
T.I. vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. -- Brawl Erupts on Vegas Strip [VIDEO]

T.I. vs. Floyd Mayweather
Brawl Erupts on Vegas Strip [VIDEO]

T.I. took a swing at Floyd Mayweather Jr. and it caused a chair-tossing brawl in the Fatburger on the Vegas Strip early Sunday morning ... TMZ has learned ... and we've obtained multiple… READ MORE >

- 279 days ago
T.I. -- That Lexxy Chick Is NOT My Jumpoff!

T.I.
That Lexxy Chick Is NOT My Jumpoff!

T.I. did not sleep with a random "blonde" chick on Mother's Day ... so says T.I. AND the woman whose photograph with the rapper triggered the rumors in the first place.Alexis Lacey posted a… READ MORE >

- 285 days ago
T.I. Blasts Apollo Nida On Cam ... I Ain't Snitchin' Like You [VIDEO]

T.I.
Blasts Apollo Nida On Cam I Ain't Snitchin' Like You! [VIDEO]

Apollo Nida won't be comparing himself to T.I. anymore -- especially when it comes to snitching -- because the rapper and his boy Killer Mike put the fear of God into Apollo in Atlanta yesterday… READ MORE >

- 295 days ago
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 >

- 302 days ago
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 >

- 302 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 >

- 303 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 >

- 304 days ago

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