Clifford Harris Jr. (born September 25, 1980), known by his stage name T.I. and his alter ego T.I.P, is an American rapper and actor. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia.
Clifford Joseph Harris Jr.
September 25, 1980
|Education||Douglass High School (no diploma)|
Tameka Cottle (m. 2010)
|Also known as|
|Origin||Bankhead, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.|
T.I. released his first album, I'm Serious, in 2001. In 2003, he began to gain popularity with the release of his second album Trap Muzik. T.I. later founded Grand Hustle Records. In 2004, he appeared as a featured artist on Destiny's Child's top ten single "Soldier", which also featured Lil Wayne.
T.I.'s sixth album, Paper Trail (2008), became his most successful album to date. It sold 568,000 copies in the United States in its first-week sales and became T.I.'s third chart topping album in a row. It included three international hit singles "Whatever You Like", "Live Your Life" (featuring Rihanna) and "Dead and Gone".
In 2009, Billboard ranked him as the 27th Artist of the 2000s decade.
During his career, T.I. has won three Grammy Awards. His musical influences are Lil Wayne, YoungBloodz, and more. T.I. is called the King of the South.
T.I. also starred in the movies ATL (2006), Takers (2010) and Identity Thief. He is also a published author, having written two novels Power & Beauty (2011) and Trouble & Triumph (2012), which were both released to moderate success.
In 2010, T.I. married Tameka Cottle of the girl group Xscape. They have three children: two sons and a daughter. The couple starred in the reality television show T.I. & Tiny the Family Hustle.
|2007||T.I. vs TIP|
|2012||Trouble Man: Heavy in the head|
|2004||Rubber Band Man|
|2004||Let's Get Away (feat. Jazze Pha)|
|2004||Bring 'Em Out|
|2005||U Don't Know Me|
|2006||What You Know|
|2006||Why You Wanna|
|2006||Live in the Sky (feat. Jamie Foxx)|
|2007||Big Things Poppin' (Do It)|
|2007||You Know What It Is|
- ↑ "T.I." AllMusic. Retrieved April 19, 2017.
- ↑ "Jason Geter Interview: On Managing T.I. & Career Journey - DJBooth". djbooth.net. Retrieved 2020-10-19.
- ↑ Best of the 2000s -Artists of the Decade - 51-60