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Rapper + Songwriter + Actor + Record Producer
Born Sep 25, 1980

Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr., better known by his stage name T.I. , by his nickname Tip and by his alter ego T.I.P. , is an American hip hop recording artist, film and music producer, actor and author. He is also the founder and co-chief executive officer (CEO) of Grand Hustle Records. T.I. has released seven studio albums with the most recent five being highly successful on the commercial market.… Read More

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1980 Birth Born on September 25, 1980.


1996 15 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1996, T.I. befriended local rapper Big Kuntry King, T.I. who was already known around Atlanta as a skilled lyricist, and together they sold mixtapes out of the trunk of their car. … Read More
1999 18 Years Old Upon signing with Arista Records subsidiary LaFace Records in 1999, he shortened his name from Tip to T.I., out of respect for Arista label-mate Q-Tip. T.I. relays the situation as: We were both on Arista and we was trying to release my first album. … Read More


2001 - 2006 10 More Events
…  In late 2007, T.I. linked up with Los Angeles-based production company 828 Entertainment, to executive produce a reality show titled Life on Mars, which chronicles the life of young prodigy music producer LaMar "MARS" Edwards, of production team 1500 or Nothin'. T.I. partnered 828 Entertainment with his company Grand Hustle, to produce a slate of both television and film projects. T.I. also created a reality show, which aired on MTV, titled T.I.'s Road to Redemption. … Read More
T.I.'s suppression hearing was scheduled for February 19, 2008. … Read More
On March 27, 2009, U.S. District Judge Charles A. Pannell, Jr. sentenced T.I. to one year and one day in prison and ordered to pay $100,300 for federal weapons charges; T.I. had his sentence reduced from a maximum 10 years and a $250,000 fine with a plea bargain.
On March 26, 2010, T.I. was released from the halfway house. … Read More


In early June 2011, T.I. said in a letter: "I'll be releasing a record in the near future (couple of weeks tops) to hold y'all over til I get back in action."
On March 1, 2012, T.I. announced he signed Iggy Azalea, Chipmunk and Trae Tha Truth to Grand Hustle Records.
…  On January 18, 2013 it was announced T.I. drew a close to his 10-year contract with Atlantic records the month before, after releasing Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head. … Read More
On May 9, 2014, T.I. released a music video for a song titled "Turn It", in promotion for Paperwork.
On March 11, 2015, T.I. released a single titled "Project Steps".
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