T.I. On Travi$ Scott: "That Man Is Iggy In A Black Man's Body"
We've seen Travi$'s give-no-fucks attitude first-hand; he won't hesitate to put a fan, a security guard or a videographer in their place, real quick. His attitude also extends to authority figures, even T.I.P. can get some if he wants too. During a recent interview with DJ Whoo Kid, T.I. spoke on his relationship with Hustle Gang affiliate Travi$ Scott, and how not even he can control the Houston rapper.
T.I. Says He Couldn't Have Released "Da' Nic" On A Major Label
Last month, T.I. surprised fans by dropping a 5-track EP, Da' Nic. The EP dropped on Sept. 11, and in a new interview with MTV, Tip said that he had decided to create the EP just over a week before that. He went on to explain that Da' Nic wouldn't have happened if he wasn't a newly independent artist.
T.I. Speaks On Young Thug & Lil Wayne Beef, Confirms His Appearance On "Barter Six"
With the controversy surrounding Young Thug's Barter Six heating up every day, most Southern rappers have been wise to stay removed from any alleged beef between Thug and Lil Wayne. A guy who's shown Thug past, and current, support is ATL legend T.I., who recently put out "Bankrolls On Deck" with Thug and the rest of Bankroll Mafia.
Young Dro Arrested For Theft
Young Dro's been pretty quiet for the past few months, not dropping any new projects since 4/20 lat year, when his dual Purple Label/Black Label tapes dropped on the same day. Today, he pops up in the news, but unfortunately not for music-related reasons. While he was being contacted by law enforcement on Sunday for an unrelated incident, police learned of an outstanding warrant for his arrest, and so Dro was taken in on those theft charges.
Trae Tha Truth Reveals Title, Artwork & Release Date For New Double Album
Trae Tha Truth has remained prolific throughout the years, but we've been waiting for his Hustle Gang debut for quite a while now. Despite the large amount of free material and features he's appeared on recently, the prolific rapper has prepared 24 new songs for his upcoming double disc album, which he announced today will be called Tha Truth. Not only that, he's got a release date, with the 2XLP set to drop June 22nd. No tracklist yet, but we're certain we'll hear some features from the rapper's Hustle Gang team, as well as some Houston OGs.
T.I. On Iggy Azalea's Twitter Beefs: "I Think She Should Focus On What Got Her Here"
Iggy Azalea has always been pretty vocal towards her haters on social media, but the last few months have certainly spawned more feuds than usual for the Australian rapper. Iggy's gone head-to-head with the similarly filter-less Azealea Banks, HOT 97's resident troll Ebro Darden, and most recently clothing brand Steve Madden over the last little while, with the rapper's constant controversies seeming to take precedence over her music. Azalea's mentor, T.I.
T.I. Speaks On The Possibility Of Signing Troy Ave, Confirms He's "Definitely Hustle Gang"
Troy Ave has certainly been showing up on plenty of Hustle Gang records as of late, and speculation has grown that the New York purist has signed with T.I.'s label. In an interview with Rap-Up, T.I. stressed that while he could not confirm whether or not there are in talks a signing, he was confident that Troy is very much a part of the crew.
Stream T.I.'s "Paperwork"
T.I.'s hotly-anticipated new album Paperwork arrives a week from tomorrow on October 21st, and today iTunes Radio is letting you stream the whole thing ahead of time. Head over here to launch the player. the tracklist is below.
T.I. Unveils Cover Art For New Hustle Gang Mixtape "G.D.O.D. 2"
The other week we got a new Hustle Gang leak "Got Me Check" with the boss T.I., Shad Da God and Yung Booke, while the crew promised a new collaborative mixtape effort was on the way. Today Tip has released the cover art as well as the title for the follow up to the first Hustle Gang collabo project G.D.O.D. The new project is set to be called G.D.O.D. 2, and we don't have a release date yet.
T.I. Has Role In New Movie With Kevin Hart & Will Ferrell
T.I. continues to keep rap as his main focus, but he's stepping up his acting game simultaneously. The rapper gave us the first taste of his acting chops in 2006 in Chris Robinson's heavily stylized love letter to the city of Atlanta, ATL, and has since shown up in a numer of films and TV shows, including American Gangster and House Of Lies. It looks as though Tip's his newest venture will be a buddy comedy starring Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart, with the latter of which posting a photo of the three actors on Instagram.
T.I. Delivers Doe B's Eulogy
The funeral for slain Hustle Gang emcee Doe B took place yesterday afternoon at the True Divine Baptist Church in his native Montgomery, Alabama. Those in attendance included Trae Tha Truth, Montgomery mayor Todd Strange and HG boss T.I., who delivered a moving eulogy.
Hustle Gang's Doe B Killed In Alabama Club Shooting [Update: Suspect Identified / Charged]
We are very sad to report that rising rapper, Doe B, known for his role in Hustle Gang, and his recent Baby Jesus mixtape was killed in an Alabama club shooting early this morning. Not many details are known, but it has been reported that the act of violence took place at the Centennial Hill Bar and Grill (once known as Rose Supper Club) in Doe B's hometown of Montgomery, Alabama.
T.I. Clarifies Columbia Deal Is For His Next Album Only
Recently T.I. announced a new deal with Columbia Records for his follow up to Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head. At the time we reported on it, it sounded like Columbia would also house Tip's imprint, Grand Hustle. However, in a brief chat with DJ Scream on Hoodrich Radio, the Atlanta native clarifies the status of Grand Hustle.
Iggy Azalea Is Dating LA Laker Nick Young
Woman Crush Wednesdays (#WCW) are working out pretty well for NBA players these days. New Laker, Nick Young, shouted out female rapper, and member of T.I.'s Grand Hustle Records, Iggy Azalea on Twitter saying she was his #WCW.
T.I. Talks On Major Label Bidding For Grand Hustle Imprint, His Changing Image
T.I. continues to grow the Grand Hustle/Hustle Gang family, however he's still in need of a home for that family. His 10-year contract for himself and the Hustle Gang imprint over at Atlantic Records expired at the beginning of the year.
Review: Hustle Gang's "G.D.O.D."
T.I. has been a man on a mission after his second prison stint. Following the success of his eighth studio album, Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head, he once again travels back to his trapping roots. This time he’s joined by the roster he personally assembled on his Grand Hustle label for Hustle Gang’s G.D.O.D., the label’s first compilation mixtape.
Travi$ Scott Talks About Being Signed To Both G.O.O.D. Music & Hustle Gang
After recently being featured on Hustle Gang's new G.D.O.D. mixtape, Travi$ Scott sat down with MTV News to talk about being a part of both G.O.O.D. Music and Hustle Gang.
T.I. Reveals He's Looking At Yo Gotti, Problem, Jeremih & Kirko Bangz To Join Hustle Gang Crew
Tip really seems to have begun carefully promoting and forming his Hustle Gang crew as of late. The rapper and his crew dropped their first collaborative effort together, G.D.O.D., just this week, and preceded it with several group interviews. In a new interview with Tip and Hustle Gang, T.I.
Artwork Revealed For Hustle Gang's "G.D.O.D." Mixtape
T.I. has been hyping the Hustle Gang mixtape for some time now, and it seems it's finally coming together. G.D.O.D., which stands for Get Dough Or Die, arrives May 7 and now has some Native American themed artwork.
Release Date Revealed For Hustle Gang's Collaborative Mixtape "G.D.O.D."
T.I. is almost ready to deliver the new collaborative effort from his Hustle Gang crew. Today, the ATLien announced the release date for the project, along with a preview of it.