T.I. is indisputably one of the most charismatic, talented and prolific rappers in the game today. His portfolio is a compilation of work that easily matches any other hip-hop head in the game. The self-proclaimed “King of the South” is a multifaceted rapper, songwriter, producer, actor, and businessman who owns his own musical label, Grand Hustle, and has been a fixture on the forefront of the music scene for the past decade. But the man who also goes by “Tip” has courted much controversy and rival beefs with other rappers that has often obscured his humanitarian and community activism efforts.
But the talent and humanity of this man is undeniable, which is why his popularity has never waned, and to the contrary, continues to soar.
Let’s take a quick look back at the life of a rap superstar.