T.I. Working on New Album for 2010

T.I.

The King is returning to claim his throne. Less than a month after entering a halfway house, T.I. is back at work recording a new album.

Jim Jonsin, who helped take Tip to No. 1 with “Whatever You Like,” will once again be involved with the project. Jonsin recently spoke with the rapper upon his release to an Atlanta correctional facility after serving seven months behind bars on weapons charges.

According to the producer, the King of the South hasn’t let lockdown dampen his spirits. “It doesn’t seem like he missed a beat,” he exclusively tells Rap-Up.com. “He was so upbeat, his spirits were up, and he’s excited to be out and working. He hasn’t changed, he sounded exactly like he did when I talked to him months before he went in.”

T.I. hit the ground running and is already in the studio crafting the follow-up to 2008′s multi-platinum Paper Trail. “He’s back in the studio. I sent him some music via email,” Jonsin reveals. “He can work during the week and not on the weekend, I believe. He’s definitely working on an album for this year right now.”

The project’s direction is still up in the air. “That’s really going to be determined by him. We’re supposed to get together or talk more about it soon,” Jonsin shares. “But his last album was great and his sound already does really well, so I wouldn’t see him changing too much.”

–Reporting by Arianna Davis

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25 Comments

  1. shelly-chelle

    good for him! glad to see him back.

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  2. Jeremy

    yeah gud for him i really quit listen 2 him when he quit doin dat dirty south hip-hop hope he brings dat back out instead of dat gone and dead shit….

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  3. Jay Santos

    man believe me.. you sure rocked the house here in the city!!! people gone wild. were expecting some killers this year. yeah! the king is back!!

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  4. em

    cant wait, love you T.I. keep ur head up!

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  5. Unknown

    T.I. is a good rapper, i’m not worried about what he will brings to us in 2010.

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  6. parisian girl

    my husband is back!i miss u boo!

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  7. Antonio

    That’s good to know

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  8. bass_man

    I definitely don’t object to that. He’s on a winning streak with his music

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  9. Donald Futuristic D-Mac' Mack

    PaperTrail The Best But Cant Wait for new Album.

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  10. AOCOLLEGEBOI

    CANT WAIT 4 NEW ALBUM T.I. IS MY FAV RAPPER

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  12. star

    T.I. about to take over

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  13. Mzibito

    The King Is Back, swagger at its best

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  14. remy

    yesssssssssss…

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  15. Amethyst

    The KING is back!

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  16. Chris

    i think he should keep making the same music he has been making on Paper Trail because every single went top 5 in US UK & Canada thats more money for him so he should do it!!

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  17. Cell

    KINGS back Bitch

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  18. Sota Boy

    T.I. is the best and realist we’ve seen since 2pac. Some have been good, some have been real, but T.I. is the King.

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  19. nightwolf

    the best artist´s of music
    Chamillionaire, daddy yankee, dr.dre, snoop dogg, eminem, lady gaga, britney spears, beyonce, fergie, rihanna, september, linkin park, justin timberlake, madonna, T.I. Rapper.

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  20. ThaBreaker

    I hope his new album’ll be even better than T.I. vs T.I.P. because it’s my favorite. He’s tha best rapper in the world!

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  21. Smoke

    T.I.P bout take ova one mo’ ‘gain…!!!

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  22. lost soldier

    he’s back and going strong keep your head up brah!

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  23. david

    hay i hope the best to t.i. & the best to the umbel

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  24. Aidar

    You BEST!!!!!!

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  25. Enver

    Aw, this was a really qualtiy post. In theory I’d like to write like this also – taking time and real effort to make a good article… but what can I say… I procrastinate alot and never seem to get anything done… Regards…

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