A Jeezy & T.I. Joint Album May Actually Be On The Way
Tip and Jeezy have been teasing us with the idea of a joint project for years, but now it looks like it may actually come to fruition.
Samples Of The Week: October 30
When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh-huh honey". This week, see who Drake, T.I. and Que & Problem sampled on their recent tracks, all of which can be found on HNHH.
T.I.'s "Paperwork" Tops Logic's "Under Pressure" For First Week Sales
After much speculation on the race between T.I. and Logic for the top Billboard spot, Tip's Paperwork album has come out the winner, although he wasn't quite able to attain a #1 debut.
Remix Fix: Watch The Duck Take A Stab At T.I.'s "About The Money"
If you're unfamiliar with these guys parading around with a duck mascot, they go by the name of Watch The Duck. The very talented trio is best known for their unique sound which bring together soul, trap & dubstep. Although they produce their own music, they are no stranger to the remix game.
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.
T.I. Speaks On Next Two Albums, "The Return" & "Love & Liability"
Along with our premiere of T.I.'s "About The Money" remix (now featuring Lil Wayne and Jeezy), Life + Times had an exclusive interview with the ATLien about his new album, the other projects he has on the way, the new cats coming out of the ATL and more.
First Week Sales Projections For T.I.'s "Paperwork" & Logic's "Under Pressure" Are Here
The time has arrived for us to analyze and gauge who will outsell who, the newcomer Logic with his debut album Under Pressure or the veteran in the game with his ninth studio album, T.I.?
Review: T.I.'s "Paperwork"
Following the release of T.I.’s last two somewhat lackluster albums, 2010's No Mercy and 2012's Trouble Man, combined with the rise of new age rap stars like Drake, Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole and Meek Mill, and the fact that ten-year plus veterans like Lil Wayne and Kanye West are continuing to inch closer and closer to icon status with every project they drop, T.I.’s standing in hip hop's hierarchy has been met with some uncertainty.
T.I. On Snoop Dogg's Apology To Iggy Azalea: “I Didn’t Make Snoop Do Anything”
T.I. is becoming known as much for diffusing tense situations as he is for his musical output. Tip has done everything from talk down a jumper, to making peace between Rick Ross and Jeezy over the last couple of years, but his most recent crusade was on behalf of his friend and frequent collaborator, Iggy Azalea.
Azealia Banks Goes On Mini Twitter Rant About Iggy/Snoop Beef & T.I.
Azealia Banks treads familiar territory today, as she goes on a mini Twitter rant about T.I., "urban media" and "white media," among other things.
Remix Fix: Grandtheft's Remix Of T.I.'s "No Mediocre"
Grandtheft is best known for his work with Keys N Krates on the hit single “Keep It 100”, however as a producer, he’s infamous for having some of the illest remixes out there on the internet.
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.
#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.