T.I.

Aug
6
T.I. Sips Tea with Kermit the Frog

T.I. and Kermit the Frog

T.I. sipped tea with Kermit the Frog and spilled the tea with the ladies of “The View” on Wednesday. With a cup of Lipton in hand, the Hustle Gang chief debuted a live reenactment of the meme phenomenon.

“Summa y’all #mediocres more worried bout my goings on than u is about ya own,” he wrote. “But that ain’t none of my business so…..I’ll just #SipTeaForKermit #ifitaintaboutdamoney #2sugarsplease.”

During his chat with Whoopi Goldberg, Jenny McCarthy, and Sherri Shepherd, he discussed working with executive producer Pharrell on his ninth album Paperwork, due next month.

“It’s different for me just as far as the sound that people have grown to know and love from T.I.,” said Tip. “We kinda merged it with the new, next level, ahead-of-the-curve sound of Pharrell Williams.”

He also brushed off rumors of “trouble in paradise” in his marriage. “Trouble is inevitable, but as long as the word paradise is still there,” he said.

After he’s done with music, he plans to focus his efforts on acting full-time. “I have a number of albums in mind that I think I may have still to offer the industry and then I’ll pull back and apply my efforts and energy to other areas of entertainment,” said Tip, who stars alongside Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart in Get Hard.

Watch the King spill the tea.

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Aug
1
Tiny Fires Back at Azealia Banks: ‘Who Is She?’

Tiny

On her fourth wedding anniversary, Tameka “Tiny” Harris stopped by Power 105.1′s “The Breakfast Club” to promote her much-talked-about single “What You Gon’ Do?”

The former Xscape member opened up about her relationship with husband T.I. and said that they are still together despite all the rumors.

She insisted that she wasn’t trying to make T.I. jealous by befriending Floyd Mayweather, but wasn’t interested in talking about the boxing champ. “I don’t wanna talk about Floyd,” she said.

As of now, she doesn’t plan on putting out an album, but may consider releasing an EP with five or six songs.

In June, Azealia Banks and T.I. got into another feud after the “212″ rapper dissed Tiny on Twitter.

“U want no mediocre but … Have you seen your wife?” tweeted Banks.

Tiny shot back with some fiery words of her own. Read what she had to say below.

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Jul
24
T.I. Performs with Fall Out Boy on VH1’s ‘SoundClash’

Fall Out Boy, T.I., and London Grammar

The King held court with some unlikely collaborators on VH1’s new series “SoundClash.” Hosted by Diplo and executive produced by Questlove, the show brings diverse acts together on one stage to perform their current hits, covers, and collaborations.

During last night’s premiere, T.I. brought down the house with his hits including “Bring ‘Em Out,” “What You Know,” and his latest single “No Mediocre.”

For the finale, he joined Fall Out Boy and British trip-hop group London Grammar for a once-in-a-lifetime performance of “Live Your Life.”

Catch the inaugural episode below.

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Jul
22
Video: Tiny – ‘What You Gon Do?’

#WTFYGD

While T.I. is professing his love to his wife, Tiny hits back with “What You Gon’ Do,” the brand new single off her Pretty Hustle label. Mrs. Harris doesn’t hold back on the ladies’ anthem, which was inspired by her tumultuous relationship with the Atlanta rapper.

“All I wanna do is stay down for you, but you make it so hard / I’m about to give up on you,” sings the former Xscape member.

She even threatens to walk out of the relationship. “I said you better get your mind right boy or I’ll be gone.”

In the video, Tiny digs even deeper as she reflects on the couple’s wedding and speaks to her man from behind the prison glass.

Hear Tiny go on the record about her relationship.

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Jul
22
New Music: T.I. f/ Victoria Monét – ‘Stay’

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With his Iggy Azalea-assisted anthem “No Mediocre” rising up the charts, T.I. teams with Samsung to liberate another song off his album Paperwork. Tiny’s husband professes his love to his lady on “Stay” featuring Victoria Monét.

“Shawty, I’d die, kill for ya if you keep it real / Go to jail, even if I got to kneel, I will,” he raps, while Victoria lays down the heavenly hook.

Due in September, Paperwork features contributions from Timbaland, DJ Toomp, Young Thug, and Pharrell, who serves as executive producer.

Stream Tip’s love song below.

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Jul
22
New Music: Clinton Sparks f/ T.I. – ‘UV Love’

UV Love

A year after dropping “Gold Rush” with Macklemore and 2 Chainz, Clinton Sparks enlists T.I. for his summery pop-rock single “UV Love” off his upcoming EP ICONoclast. The Boston DJ sings about a girl who he just can’t resist, while Tip offers up his salary just to see her smile.

The music video stars Ray J, Jay Sean, Mike Posner, Chanel West Coast, and T.I.

ICONoclast also features appearances from Snoop Dogg, T-Pain, Ty Dolla $ign, and Sage the Gemini.

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Jul
17
New Music: Young Thug f/ T.I. & Zuse – ‘Eww Eww Eww (Remix)’

Eww Eww Eww (Remix)

Earlier this year, T.I. enlisted Young Thug for his single “About the Money.” Now the Hustle Gang chief returns the favor by adding a nasty verse to Thugger’s “Eww Eww Eww,” which also features Kingston rapper Zuse.

“And yuck, get going, splatter your brains on the floor / I’m like eww eww eww,” spits T.I.

His album Paperwork is due in September and will be executive produced by Pharrell, who encouraged him to sign with Columbia Records.

“At his wedding, he kinda introduced me to the who’s who over at Sony and Columbia,” he told Big Boy.

Listen to Tip get down and dirty.

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