T.I. (born Clifford Joseph Harris, 25.9.1980)
T.I. is an American rapper and head of Grand Hustle Records. T.I. featured with Pharrell Williams on the 2013 chart-topping Robin Thicke single 'Blurred Lines'.

Net Worth: According to Celebrity Net Worth in 2013, T.I. has a net worth of 50 million USD.

Childhood: T.I. was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and was brought up by his grandparents. He began rapping at the age of eight, and became a drug dealer as a child. When his great grandfather, a record executive, discovered his rapping talent, he signed T.I. to Arista Records, a subsidiary of LaFace Records, despite him having been arrested on multiple occasions for drug dealing. When he joined the label, he changed his stage name from Tip to T.I. as Arista Records was already the home of rapper Q-Tip.

Career: T.I. released his debut studio album, 'I'm Serious', on 9th October 2001, to fair critical praise. The album failed to connect with listeners, however, and reached only number 98 in the US charts. This led to Arista dropping T.I. from the label. He subsequently founded his own Grand Hustle Records through Atlantic Records, and released his second studio album 'Trap Muzik' 19th August 2003. Not only did this album receive more critical praise, but it also charted higher - reaching number two on Billboard's 200 list. T.I. was sentenced to three years in prison in 2004, due to a violation of his parole from a case in 1998 for drug dealing. While in prison, T.I. was given a chance to work within the prison, and was able to write, record and release his third album while in prison. 'Urban Legend' was released on 30th November 2004, receiving mixed to poor reviews. While it only reached the seventh spot on Billboard's 200 list, it reached the top spot of Billboard's Top Rap Albums and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts. On 28th March, 2006, T.I. made released the tremendously successful album 'King'. The album debuted at the top of Billboard's 200, with overwhelmingly favourable reviews from critics, going on to receive a Grammy nomination for 'Best Rap Album'. While his fifth studio album, 'T.I. vs. T.I.P', would receive the same level of success, it only received moderate reviews from critics upon its release on 7th July, 2007. Again, the album was nominated for 'Best Rap Album' at the Grammy Awards, however it lost to Kanye West's album 'Graduation'. On October 13, 2007, T.I. was arrested on charges of possessing unregistered machine guns and silencers, as well as possessing firearms as a convicted felon. He was sentenced to time in prison, a year of house arrest and 1,500 hours of community service. While under house arrest, T.I. began working on his sixth studio album, 'Paper Trail'. Released on 8th September 2008, 'Paper Trail' received moderate reviews and once again debuted at the top of Billboard's 200 list. Following the release, T.I. received his prison sentence in early 2009, and was sentenced to one year and one day in prison in Forrest City, Arkansas. Leaving prison in early 2010, T.I. got to work on his seventh studio album, 'No Mercy'. On 1st September 2010, T.I. was arrested for parole violation and drug possession yet again, and sentenced to eleven months in jail. The album, 'No Mercy', was released on 7th December 2010, receiving moderate reviews again, yet only reaching number four on Billboard's 200 list. The album was released while he was serving time in jail. Following his release from prison, T.I. announced on 1st March 2012 that he had signed Iggy Azalea, Chipmunk and Trae Tha Truth to his record label. On 18th December, he released his eighth studio album, 'Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head'. The album received mixed reviews, and peaked at the number two spot on Billboard's 200 list. On 22nd November, 2013, T.I. revealed that his ninth studio album was going to be released through Columbia Records. On 16th December 2013, T.I. announced that his upcoming ninth studio album was going to be called 'Paperwork'. The album was later released on 21st December 2014, to fair critical praise and once again came second on Billboard's 200 list.

Personal Life: T.I. has two children with Lashon Dixon: Messiah Ya' Majesty Harris was born on 2nd February 2000, and Domani Uriah Harris was born on 19th March 2001. The couple soon broke up. T.I. began a relationship with R&B singer Ms. Niko, resulting in the birth of Deyjah Imani Harris on 17th June, 2001. In 2001, T.I. began a relationship with Tameka "Tiny" Cottle, who gave birth to Clifford "King" Joseph Harris III on 25th August 2005. They had a second child, Major Philant Harris, on 16th May 2006, and a daughter, Lelah Amore Harris, who was stillborn three months early on 22nd March 2007. T.I. and Cottle were married on 30th July, 2010, in Miami, Florida.

Biography by Contactmusic.com

VH1 Big In 2015 With Entertainment Weekly Award Show

T.I. , Tameka Cottle - VH1 Big in 2015 with Entertainment Weekly Award Show at Pacific Design Center - West Hollywood, California, United States - Sunday 15th November 2015

T.I. and Tameka Cottle
T.I. and Tameka Cottle
T.I. and Tameka Cottle
T.I. and Tameka Cottle
T.I. and Tameka Cottle
T.I. and Tameka Cottle

1020 Amplified By HTC At Barclays Center Of Brooklyn

T.I. - 1020 Amplified by HTC at Barclays Center of Brooklyn at Brooklyn - New York, New York, United States - Tuesday 20th October 2015


2015 Triumph Awards

T.I. - 2015 Triumph Awards presented by National Action Network and TV One - Atlanta, Georgia, United States - Sunday 13th September 2015


T.I. - Check, Run It [Audio]

'Check, Run It' produced by League Of Stars is the new song from T.I., released ahead of his tenth studio album entitled 'The Dime Trap', which he will be releasing this Fall on October 10th 2015.

T.I. And His Wife Tameka Cottle Arrive At Madeo Restaurant

T.I. - T.I. and his wife Tameka Cottle arrive at Madeo restaurant in Beverly Hills - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 18th August 2015

T.I. and Tameka Cottle
T.I. and Tameka Cottle
T.I. and Tameka Cottle
T.I. and Tameka Cottle

Bankroll Mafia - Bankrolls On Deck ft. T.I.

T.I. features on Bankroll Mafia's new single 'Bankrolls on Deck' alongside Shad da God and Young Thug, taken from DJ MLK's 'GoodNight Don't Exist In ATL 6' mixtape. A comic-inspired video directed by Kennedy Rothchild has now been unveiled.

Judge Reduces Robin Thicke And Pharrell Williams's 'Blurred Lines' Case Payment By $2 Million

Robin Thicke Pharrell Williams Marvin Gaye T.I

Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams have received a little bit of good news regarding their ‘Blurred Lines’ copyright case, after a judge trimmed more than $2 million from the damages the duo were ordered to pay to the family of Marvin Gaye.

Robin ThickeRobin Thicke’s Blurred Lines will now cost him $2 million less.

On July 14th US district judge John A Kronstadt ruled that $2 million should be cut from the $7.4 million total which had been decided on back in March, bringing the sum down to $5.3 million. Kronstadt said that he had made the reducTIon as the original award was not supported by the evidence.

Continue reading: Judge Reduces Robin Thicke And Pharrell Williams's 'Blurred Lines' Case Payment By $2 Million

T.I. - Project Steps

T.I. has released a video for his new track 'Project Steps', directed by Philly Fly Boy. It's the first single from his forthcoming tenth studio album 'The Dime Trap', set for release late in 2015 through Grand Hustle and Columbia.

Evan Ross - How To Live Alone ft. T.I. [Audio]

'The Hunger Games' actor Evan Ross teams up with T.I. for his first single 'How To Live Alone'; a song inspired by his relationship with Ashlee Simpson. The actor turned singer is currently working on his debut album.

Entourage Movie Premiere

Anabelle Acosta - Entourage Movie Premiere at Village Theater - Westwood, California, United States - Tuesday 2nd June 2015

Anabelle Acosta

T.I. - Private Show

The video for T.I.'s single 'Private Show' featuring Chris Brown is now available. The track appears on T.I.'s 2014 album 'Paperwork' which the rapper is set to follow up with new release 'Traps Open' later in 2015.

Tech N9ne - On The Bible

'On The Bible' featuring T.I. and Zuse is the new single from rapper Tech N9ne, released alongside his latest album 'Special Effects'. The hip hop artist is also scheduled to release 'Strangeulation Vol. II' later this year.

Get Hard Trailer

James King (Will Ferrell) has been accused of tax evasion. He is sentenced to spend TIme in San Quentin State Prison, and knows for a fact that he will be unable to survive his time in prison. He hits upon the idea of getting help from his black friend Darnell Lewis (Kevin Hart), who he believes has spent time in prison. Lewis has not, but does not want to turn down the money King is offering, so he agrees to make him ready for his time in jail by playing up to  every stereotype King expects of him.

Continue: Get Hard Trailer

T.I. - Private Show

T.I. and Chris Brown team up on 'Private Show', a song from T.I.'s ninth album 'Paperwork' which topped US Rap and US R&B charts on its release - as well as reaching number two in the mainstream album chart.

T.I. - G' Shit

'G' S**t', the 25th November 2014 forth single from T.I., featuring Jeezy and Watch The Duck, has received a music video. The single served as the second track on T.I.'s ninth studio album, 'Paperwork', from 21st October 2014.



Date of birth

25th September, 1980








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