Young Thug: "I Want Every Grammy"
Last week, Kanye West raised some good questions about the Grammys on Twitter, most notably, asking why Future and Young Thug were not present at the awards. It's been a hot topic all week, so when Young Thug made a surprise appearance during T.I.'s interview with DJ Drama this weekend, he was asked about his absence from the awards."I don’t know why they didn’t invite me to the Grammys," he told Tip. "Yeah, that is a crazy question."
T.I. Reportedly Owes The IRS A Ton Of Money
T.I. had some good news to share with us last night when he announced that he’s the newest part owner in Jay Z’s streaming services Tidal, but unfortunately that celebration was short lived as some bad news surfaced tonight. According to The Daily Mail, T.I.
T.I. Signs With Roc Nation; Announces Ownership Deal With Tidal
Back in September, T.I. took to Instagram to hint that he and Jay Z had collaborated on “something” for his upcoming album Da Dime Trap, which we thought at the time was a record for the album. Well it turns out, that’s not necessarily the case anymore.
J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League Release Stacked Album Featuring Drake, Future, & More
One of the respected names in the beat game, production trio J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League surprised fans this morning by releasing a new album called J.U.S.T.I.C.E. For All containing 13 never-before-heard songs. The project is absolutely stacked with features; artists appearing on the album include Drake, Rick Ross, Lupe Fiasco, Future, Chris Brown, T.I., Wale, R. Kelly, Jeremih, & Jeezy. Gotdamn.
T.I. Accepts Fan's Anti-Gravity Hat Challenge, Reminds Him Who's King
T.I. is known for many things, including recent peace-keeping efforts between artists, his successful work as an A&R, and of course, his large catalog of music. If you've been following Tip from the beginning, you'll know that he has also become famous for his hat game -- not so much what he chooses to put on his head, but WHERE he chooses to put it.
Top Tracks: January 11 - January 17
Another week, and the rap game ain't slowing down. TDE proved its youngest member is one of its most prized assets, Tyga finally dropped his mixtape, Mike Will seriously upped the expectations for Ransom 2, and a random Thugger leak managed to crack the Top 5. And that was before the weekend...
T.I. Reportedly Sued By Jewelry Company For $700,000
T.I.'s prosperous career has not come without its fair share of financial woes. Last August, Uncle Sam hit the Atlanta rapper with back to back liens totaling $4.5 million in unpaid taxes. Now, TMZ reports that he is being sued for $700,000 by Georgia-based jewelry company Aydin & Co.
T.I. & Tiny Have Another Kid On The Way
If you're a fan of T.I. and Tiny's Family Hustle reality show, you'll know that the couple have six kids, four of which are from previous relationships, and two being born since they got together. After rumors have circulated over the past few weeks, Tiny has confirmed that she is pregnant once again, deciding to share the exciting news on Instagram Christmas day.
B.o.B. Says Atlantic Records Is "Suppressing" Him
Just last month, Waka Flocka took to Twitter to publicly blast Atlantic Records for stalling the release of Flockaveli 2. Now B.o.B., fed with Atlantic's lack of support, has done the same.
T.I. To Star In "Roots" Remake
T.I. has experienced moderate success as an actor, most notably for his 2006 film "ATL." The 35-year-old rapper is about to face his biggest acting challenge yet -- according to Variety, he is joining the cast of the A&E Network's reboot of "Roots," the 1977 TV miniseries based on Alex Haley's 1976 novel.
Stream Pimp C's Posthumous Album "Long Live The Pimp" On Apple Music
Pimp C's posthumous album Long Live the Pimp officially drops this Friday, December 4th, the 8th anniversary of his tragic death. Until then, the album is now available to stream on Apple Music. The album is the first all-new Pimp C project in four years. The songs released so far have all been of high quality. The album's features are absolutely stacked: Nas, T.I., Juicy J, A$AP Rocky, Slim Thug, Ty Dolla $ign, David Banner, Devin the Dude, Lil Keke, ESG, Pimpin Ken, 8Ball, MJG, and of course Bun B.
Master P Claims Eminem, Nas & T.I. Wanted To Sign To No Limit
Percy Miller, aka Master P, has been in the headlines recently after he accused Kobe Bryant for visiting Lamar Odom in the hospital for publicity's sake. He's now made some more surprising claims, suggesting that a number of the best rappers of all time wanted to sign to his record label, No Limit, in its heyday.
Live Stream The TIDAL Concert With Jay Z, Beyonce, Lil Wayne & More
TIDAL is celebrating their 1 million subscribers by putting on a concert with a host of a big names at the Barclays Center in NYC. Their big "10/20" concert goes down this evening, and there will be a live stream documenting all the fun.
T.I. Apologizes For Saying He'd Never Vote For A Woman President
T.I. made some controversial comments during his appearance on yesterday's episode of "The Whoolywood Shuffle," hosted by DJ Whoo Kid. As they talked politics, the conversation turned to Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton.
T.I. On Travi$ 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.
Listen To Young Dolph's "Shittin On The Industry" Mixtape
What a year for Young Dolph, who has just come through with his third mixtape of 2015, Shittin on the Industry. The new 12-track project follows 16 Zips, released in July, as well as February's High Class Street Music 5.
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 Social Media Activism At 2015 Triumph Awards
T.I. has been selected to give a speech at the 2015 Triumph Awards in Atlanta, which recognizes outstanding achievements in humanitarian services. Though T.I. has been a vocal leader of the Black Lives Matter movement, his latest spoken word performance, which you can see below, targets the limitations of social media activism, which he feels is often more narcissistic than objectively productive. The ceremony was filmed today and will be screened tomorrow. The performance shows Tip's skills both as an orator and as a poet.
T.I. Signs Acting Deal With Warner Bros.
It looks like we'll be seeing more T.I. on the small screen, as he's just signed a talent holding/development deal with Warner Bros. Television, reports Deadline Hollywood. Tip currently has his own VH1 reality show, "T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle," which finished its fifth season in August. He has also had recent recurring roles on Showtime's "House of Lies" and Starz's "Boss."