#TBT: Deep Cuts From T.I.
T.I. is a legend at this point. For nearly 20 years he has been blessing the mic with verses of the hustle, the struggle, roads to success and pimpin'. He's a rapper, actor, convicted felon and one of the south's most heralded artists.
T.I. Reveals Tracklist For "Paperwork: The Motion Picture"
After unveiling the artwork for his upcoming album Paperwork: The Motion Picture at the end of last month, T.I. returns today with the official tracklist and deluxe edition cover art.
Stream Jennifer Hudson's "JHUD"
A week from today, on September 23rd, Jennifer Hudson will release JHUD, the follow-up to 2011′s I Remember Me. It features contributions from R. Kelly, Pharrell, T.I., Timbaland and Iggy Azalea. Ahead of that, she's teamed up with VH1 to bring you a stream of the album. Check it out 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. Announces Release Date For "Paperwork: The Motion Picture" [Update: Official Artwork Revealed]
T.I. recently revealed a slew of artists we can expect on Paperwork: The Motion Picture, his follow up album but no-longer sequel to Trouble Man. Along with revealing a bunch of featured artists, he hinted at a release date, saying it would drop in "Libra season."
Jennifer Hudson Shares Artwork And Release Date For "JHUD" [Update: Tracklist Available]
Actor and singer Jennifer Hudson hasn't released a new album since 2011's I Remember Me, but that will all change on September 23rd when she drops the nickname-inspired JHUD. Along with the due date, she's shared artwork that shows her in front of her native Chicago skyline, emblazoned with the album's name.
Lil Bibby Shares "Free Crack 2" Tracklist, New Release Date
Lil Bibby's Free Crack 2 has been delayed several times, but hopefully we now have a set-in-stone release date. Bibby now says August 29th is the day, and shared the tracklist for the upcoming tape on Twitter. FREE CRACK 2 August 29th❗️❗️❗️ pic.twitter.com/vEkf9g33Yc
T.I. Lands A Role In Marvel's "Ant-Man" Film
As an actor, T.I. already has a stellar resumé that includes roles in "ATL," "American Gangster" and "Identity Thief," as well as his several stints in the reality TV world. It looks like he'll soon be able to add another credit to that list, as The Hollywood Reporter claims that he's just been cast in Marvel's upcoming "Ant-Man" film.
Nelly And T.I. Speak On Ferguson Situation, Start Scholarship In Michael Brown's Name
The city of Ferguson, Missouri has been in the news all week due to events stemming from the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a police officer. With St. Louis just about a 20 minute drive away, many people expected hometown hero Nelly to speak up in the days following the shooting, and finally, he has.
T.I. Sued Over Concert Stage From "America's Most Wanted" Tour
Last year T.I. went on tour with Lil Wayne for their joint "America's Most Wanted" tour. The stadium tour included some fancy apparatuses, one of which served as the stage's focal point, an expensive screen known as a "roll drop", which was used to project various videos and photos through out the show.
T.I. Says Jeezy, Rick Ross, Pharrell, The-Dream, Lil Boosie And More Are On "Paperwork"
Though T.I.'s been in the news more this year for his disagreements with Floyd Mayweather than his actual music, the release of his next album, Paperwork, will surely change that. In a new interview with Bootleg Kev, T.I. speaks on the upcoming project and reveals a star-studded guest list.
Here's The Tracklist For Jeezy's "Seen It All"
You've seen the artwork, heard two tracks, and gotten the release date; now comes time for Jeezy (or rather, Best Buy) to unveil the tracklist for September 2nd's Seen It All.
T.I. Weighs In On Nicki Minaj & Lil Kim Beef
T.I. has been in the game for some time, and in recent years, he found himself becoming something of a peacekeeper. Besides helping strangers from suicide attempts, Tip has also been the voice of reason in some rapper disputes, orchestrating the truce of Jeezy and Rick Ross recently.
T.I. Explains "Paperwork" Title, Says Album Is A Continuation Of "Paper Trail"
During an interview Devi Dev and Mr. Rogers of Houston’s 93.7, T.I. spoke about his upcoming album, the recent leak “Stay,” and perception that that song is about his apparently in-flux relationship with wife Tiny. On "Paperwork" being a follow up to "Paper Trail":
50 Cent Takes Jab At Floyd Mayweather On Instagram
Floyd Mayweather has had his share of beefs with hip-hop artists over the past few years (including a major riff with T.I. over the past few weeks), but perhaps no battle has lasted as long as that between him and G-Unit head honcho 50 Cent.
T.I. Addresses Iggy Azalea Ghostwriting Rumors
Rumors have been speculating for quite some time that Australian emcee Iggy Azalea has been relying on ghostwriters--namely her former label head T.I.--to pen her major hits. Well, now we can put that particular story to rest.
Floyd Mayweather Says He Slept With T.I.'s Wife Tiny [Update: Mayweather Says He Was Misquoted]
Back in May, T.I. and Floyd Mayweather made headlines when they were spotted having a confrontation at a Fatburger in Las Vegas. Apparently Tip was accusing Mayweather of being a little too friendly with his wife, Tiny, and though Mayweather then denied that he had anything to do with her, he seems to have reversed his story.
T.I. Says There Is "A Possibility" That Troy Ave Will Sign To Hustle Gang [Update: T.I. Says Deal Is Being Finalized]
In the past month, T.I. turned heads when he was seen hanging out with recent XXL Freshman and Brooklyn native Troy Ave on Instagram and the Summer Jam mainstage. Especially after popping up on a remix of Troy's "Your Style" yesterday, T.I. seems to be tight with the young MC, but a recent interview with MTV News reveals that their relationship may soon be a business one.
T.I. Explains Why He Responded To Azealia Banks
T.I.'s "No Mediocre" has all the markings of a hit. A steal-drum DJ Mustard beat, a feature from the chart-topping Iggy Azalea, and most recently, a beef. Azealia Banks, major label casualty and notorious Twitter troll took to her favorite social media service to call T.I.
T.I. Taps Lady Gaga For "New National Anthem"
As more is revealed about T.I.'s upcoming Paperwork LP, it becomes fairly obvious that the project will play more like the radio-friendly Paper Trail than it will like the trap-jumping Trouble Man.