T.I.

Oct
13
Stream T.I.’s Album ‘Paperwork’

Paperwork

All hail the King. A week before its release, T.I. has made his ninth album Paperwork available to stream in its entirety via iTunes First Play.

Executive produced by Pharrell Williams, the follow-up to 2012′s Trouble Man features the Iggy Azalea-assisted hit “No Mediocre,” “About the Money” with Young Thug, and the Pharrell-aided title track.

Other guests populating the 18-track deluxe edition include Usher, Chris Brown, Jeezy, Boosie, 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,” said T.I. “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.”

Turn up to Tip’s new album below.

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Oct
8
T.I. Talks ‘Paperwork’ on ‘The View’

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Fresh from a late night in the studio, T.I. paid an early morning visit to the ladies of “The View” on Wednesday. The dapper rapper, who is a frequent guest on the talk show, held court with Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie Perez, who happens to be a huge fan.

“In all due respect to your wife Tiny and to my husband, you are fine as hell. Can I get an amen?” said Rosie.

A blushing Tip spoke about keeping tabs on his six kids while working on his new album Paperwork, due October 21. He revealed that he recorded a whopping 250 songs including the Pharrell-assisted title track.

Watch the King’s return trip to “The View” below.

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Oct
6
New Music: T.I. f/ Pharrell – ‘Paperwork’

'Paperwork'

T.I. shares his tale of hustling on the title track off his upcoming album Paperwork. The Grand Hustle chief reminisces about learning the ropes from his Uncle Quentin and dealing drugs at age 17, while Pharrell provides the soulful hook and production.

“[It] pretty much kinda sums up the tone of the album,” Tip told MTV News of the track. “The cinematic presentation of it all. When you listen to the album, top to bottom, it kinda sounds like the score to a movie and I think ‘Paperwork’ is the perfect introduction to that.”

Paperwork drops October 21 featuring Usher, Chris Brown, Jeezy, Boosie, The-Dream, Rick Ross, and Pharrell, who also serves as the album’s executive producer.

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Sep
23
New Music: The Game f/ Yo Gotti, 2 Chainz, Soulja Boy, & T.I. – ‘Really’

'Really'

The Game unites with Yo Gotti, 2 Chainz, Soulja Boy, and T.I. for “Really,” one of many collaborations off his upcoming album Blood Moon: Year of the Wolf. But it’s Game himself who bodies the beat with his vicious verse.

“Don’t fuck with Kendrick, don’t fuck with Problem, don’t fuck with YG, I’m Mr. Miyagi,” warns the Compton spitter on the ominous track, produced by The Mekanics and OZ.

Other guests on the album include Jeezy, Ty Dolla $ign, French Montana, Tyga, and Bobby Shmurda. Production comes courtesy of Boi-1da, DJ Mustard, Jordan Mosley, SAP, Nottz, Amadeus, League of Starz, and more.

You can preview all 18 tracks and pre-order the album on iTunes before it drops on October 14.

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Sep
19
New Mixtape: Hustle Gang – ‘G.D.O.D. 2’

G.D.O.D. 2

Hail to the chief. Before he drops his album Paperwork next month, T.I. warms up with his G.D.O.D. 2 mixtape. The Hustle Gang boss reassembles his squad on the sequel to last year’s Get Dough or Die.

In addition to B.o.B, Travi$ Scott, Trae Tha Truth, Young Dro, and the late Doe B, guests include Trey Songz, Meek Mill, Troy Ave, Yo Gotti, Rich Homie Quan, and more. Iggy Azalea was set to appear on a track called “We Go Hard,” but it didn’t make the final cut.

Earlier tonight, Iggy brought out Tip to perform “No Mediocre” at the 2014 Music Midtown Festival in Atlanta.

Download the 19-track tape below.

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Sep
19
Tracklisting: T.I. – ‘Paperwork’

Paperwork

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.

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Sep
2
New Music: T.I. – ‘Am I Wrong (Remix)’

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Just days after remixing Jeremih’s “Don’t Tell ‘Em,” T.I. takes on Nico & Vinz’s top 5 hit “Am I Wrong” for DJ MLK’s upcoming mixtape Clubs, Studios, Airports. On his personal verse, Hustle Gang’s commander-in-chief sips tea with Kermit and fires back at Floyd Mayweather Jr. after he tried to get at his wife Tiny.

“Sucka, if I got a woman and you touch her / She’s supposed to stay with you if you a bad mothafucka / She come back to me as far as I can see / You’re all she really needed to see where she wanna be,” he raps.

Hear the King stake his claim.

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