T.I.




Clifford Joseph Harris Jr. (born 25 September 1980), better known by his stage names T.I. and Tip (stylized as TIP), is an American rapper and actor from Atlanta, Georgia. He signed his first major-label record deal in 1999, with Arista Records subsidiary, LaFace Records. In 2001, T.I. formed the Southern hip hop group Pimp Squad Click (P$C), alongside his longtime friends and fellow Atlanta-based rappers. Upon being released from Arista, T.I. signed to Atlantic Records and subsequently became the co-chief executive officer (CEO) of his own label imprint, Grand Hustle Records, which he launched in 2003. T.I. is also perhaps best known as one of the artists who popularized the hip hop subgenre trap music, along with Young Jeezy and Gucci Mane.

T.I.’s sixth album, Paper Trail (2008), became his most successful project, with the album being certified gold for first-week sales of over 500,000 copies in the United States, additionally making it his third consecutive number one album. In 2013, T.I. was featured on Robin Thicke’s hit single “Blurred Lines”, alongside Pharrell Williams, which peaked at number one on several major music charts. In November 2013, T.I. announced that he had signed with Columbia Records, after his 10-year contract with Atlantic came to an end. He released his Columbia Records debut, Paperwork, in October 2014. In February 2016, T.I. announced he signed a distribution deal with Roc Nation, to release his tenth album. T.I. has won three Grammy Awards, namely Best Rap Solo Performance, Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration.

T.I. has released nine studio albums, one remix album, four extended plays (EPs), 10 mixtapes, 110 singles (including 61 as a featured artist) and 11 promotional singles. He has also released over 60 music videos, the details of which are included in his videography. Throughout his career, T.I.’s music has been released on several record labels, including Artista and Atlantic, as well as his own label imprint, Grand Hustle Records. T.I. has also served as an executive producer for several projects other than his own, including Big Kuntry King’s debut My Turn to Eat (2008), B.G.’s Too Hood 2 Be Hollywood (2009), B.o.B’s debut The Adventures of Bobby Ray (2010) and Iggy Azalea’s debut EP Glory (2012), as well as her debut album The New Classic (2014).

In 2005, T.I. had executive produced the soundtrack to the film Hustle & Flow and released the collection through his record label. T.I. is also a noted record producer, having produced several song recordings, a few under the pseudonym T.I.P.. He has also severed as a ghostwriter and assisting songwriter, for several artists, such as Bow Wow, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Dr. Dre, Bun B and Keyshia Cole.



Discography

Artist: T.I.
Title: Private Show
Album: Paperwork
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Artist: T.I.
Title: Sorry (André 3000)
Album: Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head (Explicit)
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Artist: T.I.
Title: That’s All She Wrote
Album: No Mercy
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Artist: T.I.
Title: The Loneliness
Album: Paper Trail
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Artist: T.I.
Title: Touchdown
Album: T.I. vs. T.I.P.
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Artist: T.I.
Title: What You Know
Album: King (Explicit)
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Artist: T.I.
Title: Bring Em Out
Album: Urban Legend
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Artist: T.I.
Title: 24’s (Explicit)
Album: Trap Muzik
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Artist: T.I.
Title: I’m Serious (Club Mix)
Album: I’m Serious
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Artist: T.I.
Title: We Will Not
Album: Us or Else (EP)
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Artist: T.I.
Title: Check, Run It
Album: Da’ Nic (Explicit)
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Artist: T.I.
Title: Live Your Life
Album: Paper Trail: Case Closed (Explicit)
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Artist: T.I.
Title: Rubberband Man
Album: A King of Oneself (CD) (Explicit)
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Artist: T.I.
Title: Bring Em Out
Album: Urban Legend: Chopped & Screwed
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Artist: T.I. (Hustle Gang)
Title: Dope House
Album: HGOE (Explicit)
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Artist: T.I. (Hustle Gang)
Title: Brand New Choppa
Album: G.D.O.D. II
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Albums
Studio albums

“The Dime” Trap (TBA), “Paperwork” (2014), “Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head” (2012), “No Mercy” (2010), “Paper Trail” (2008), “T.I. vs. T.I.P.” (2007), “King” (2006), “Urban Legend” (2004), “Trap Muzik” (2003), “I’m Serious” (2001).

Collaborative albums
“Dope Boy Academy (with Jeezy)” (TBA), “Bankroll Mafia (with Bankroll Mafia)” (2016 (Digital)).

Remix albums
“Urban Legend: Chopped & Screwed (with Paul Wall)” (2004).

EPs
“Us or Else” (2016), “Da’ Nic” (2015), “Paper Trail: Case Closed” (2009 (UK)), “A King of Oneself” (2008).

Mixtapes
“#HGOE (Hustle Gang Over Errrrythang) (with Hustle Gang)” (2016), “G.D.O.D. II (with Hustle Gang)” (2015), “G.D.O.D. (Get Dough or Die) (with Hustle Gang)” (2013), “F*ck da City Up” (2012), “Gangsta Grillz: Fuck A Mixtape” (2010), “A Year And A Day” (2009), “Gangsta Grillz: The Leak” (2006), “Gangsta Grillz: Down with the King” (2004), “Gangsta Grillz Meets T.I. & P$C In da Streets (with P$C)” (2003), “In da Streets Pt. 3 (with P$C)” (2003), “In da Streets Part 2 (with P$C)” (2003), “In da Streets (with P$C)” (2002).



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