On October 21, T.I. returns. The King holds court with some of the biggest names in music on his ninth album Paperwork: The Motion Picture.
Executive produced by Pharrell Williams, the follow-up to 2012′s Trouble Man features the Iggy Azalea-assisted hit “No Mediocre” and “About the Money” with Young Thug.
Other guests populating the 18-track deluxe edition include Usher, Chris Brown, Jeezy, Boosie Badazz, The-Dream, and Rick Ross. Tip pays tribute to his late friend Doe B on “Light ‘Em Up” and addresses the Michael Brown shooting on the powerful “New National Anthem” featuring Skylar Grey.
Paperwork marks the first album in a trilogy. “The sound sonically of this one is soulful, musical, kinda like [OutKast's] Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik or Aquemini or [Jay Z's] Blueprint,” T.I. told MTV News. “It just has an incredible amount of soul and a perfect hybrid between the ahead-of-the-curve, new-school sound and the classic, nostalgic, soulful sound of yesteryear.”
See the lineup below.