1. Summer Songs: Top Tunes of This Decade So Far | Billboard News

    Summer Songs: Top Tunes of This Decade So Far | Billboard News

    June 26, 2017 12:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 As Billboard News has been trying to predict this year’s Song of the Summer, here is a look back at the top summer tunes of this decade so far. 2017 , iggy azalea , Billboard , Omi , Katy Perry , Music News , News , song of summer , Charli Xcx , T.I ...

  2. Drumma Boy Talks Working With 'Empire' Star Yazz & Why He's One of the 'Originators of Trap'

    June 23, 2017 5:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 For Memphis producer Drumma Boy, he's just an "intellectual gangsta nerd" whose dreams came true. Backed by a musically gifted family -- his mom was an opera singer and his dad was a music professor -- Drumma's love for music dev ...

  3. Trae Tha Truth Recruits All-Star Lineup for 'I'm On 3.0': Premiere

    June 22, 2017 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 In 2011, Trae Tha Truth  assembled a formidable rap crew with his star-studded single "I'm On" featuring Wiz Khalifa, Lupe Fiasco, Big Boi, Wale, and MDMA. After upping the ante with the remix "I'm On 2.0" in 2012 (whic ...

  4. T.I. to Star in Fox Police Drama 'Atlanta's Most Wanted'

    June 20, 2017 4:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fox is getting an early jump on development season and coming out of the gate swinging with its first drama order. The network is teaming with wrapper-actor-producer Tip " T.I. " Harris and Jerry Bruckheimer to develop police procedural At ...

  5. Yo Gotti Talks Upcoming Birthday Bash, Working With Nicki Minaj & Business Tips From Jay Z & Diddy

    June 07, 2017 5:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 Throughout his career, Yo Gotti has embodied the timeless adage "patience is a virtue." With a résumé including "5 Star Chick," "Act Right" and "Down in the DM," Gotti's penchant for club bangers and boss ...

  6. Watch Tiny Call Out T.I. for Allegedly Cheating on Her in the 'Family Hustle' Finale

    May 31, 2017 11:44 AM EDT 0 0 0 After making it to 100 episodes -- the first series on the network to accomplish that feat -- VH1's  T.I. & Tiny:   The  Family Hustle  is signing off. The reality show, which featured rapper T.I. , singer/songwriter Tiny and their six chil ...

  7. Kevin Hart and T.I. to Executive Produce Scripted Comedy Series For Showtime

    May 31, 2017 10:18 AM EDT 0 0 0 UPDATE:  A rep for Tip confirms that the rapper is working on the scripted series for Showtime with Kevin Hart. After six seasons in the world of reality television, T.I. has graduated to a scripted project. Kevin Hart and Tip are collaborating on a ...

  8. Stream B.o.B's New Album 'Ether' With Lil Wayne, Usher, T.I. & Ty Dolla $ign

    May 12, 2017 1:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 Last fall, B.o.B returned with his smooth single "4 Lit" featuring T.I. and Ty Dolla $ign. Now, the multi-faceted star is back in full swing with his fourth album Ether, as  Lil Wayne , Usher, Young Thug , Big K.R.I.T. and more join him on ...

  9. T.I. Brings Hustle Gang Tour to New York City, Talks Tragedies Sparking Politically Charged EP 'Us or Else'

    May 09, 2017 1:07 PM EDT 0 0 2 The rapper T.I. made his name during the '00s with a series of triumphant, irrepressible hits, mostly keeping politics at arm's length as he shouldered his way into the pop mainstream. Not anymore: Last fall, he released Us or Else: A Lett ...

  10. T.I. Says His Music Career Is Almost Over: 'I Have 2 or 3 Albums Left in Me'

    May 05, 2017 5:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 T.I. says he only plans to release about two or three more albums. He told The Associated Pres s in a recent interview that he expects to release an album revolving around "trap music" this year. He's released nine full-length albums ...

  11. T.I. Respectfully Corrects Funkmaster Flex On His Tupac Allegations

    May 04, 2017 11:14 AM EDT 0 0 0 Twenty-three years after Tupac was shot at New York’s Quad studios, Hot 97’s Funkmaster Flex felt it was his duty to inform 'Pac fans that he actually shot himself during the ambush. “You Pac fans always talking that talk,” Flex said during his ...

  12. Tiny Harris Confirms Divorce With T.I., Says She's Confused With His 'Distraction' Comment

    April 20, 2017 2:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 After a slew of reports surfaced stating there was trouble in T.I. and Tameka “Tiny” Harris’ paradise, Harris recently sat down with  Essence ’s podcast “Yes Girl”  and set the record straight. Since December of 2016, divorce has been on the horizon ...

  13. T.I. Says Tupac Could've Become a Politician: 'Who Knows?'

    April 17, 2017 3:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Just his diverse intellect, and the way he thought outside the box could have led him anywhere in life." Rapper T.I. has no plans to ever run for public office, but he said he wants to make a difference in underserved communities through ...

  14. 'Power' Star Rotimi Taps 50 Cent & T.I. For 'Nobody': Premiere

    April 12, 2017 9:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 R&B singer/actor Rotimi -- as seen on the Starz hit series  Power  -- recruits 50 Cent and T.I. for the unfiltered track "Nobody." The G-Unit Records signee and his collaborators don't mince words as they call out women who be &qu ...

  15. T.I.: 'There Was No Such Thing as Trap Music Prior to Me'

    April 11, 2017 1:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 T.I. has never been bashful about his standing in Southern rap. In a new interview with Power 105.1's Angie Martinez , Tip says that he's the originator of trap music.  While speaking on his upcoming album, the Atlanta rapper said he wante ...

  16. Watch B.o.B.'s Steamy '4 Lit' Video Featuring T.I. & Ty Dolla $ign

    April 05, 2017 12:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 With his fourth album  Ether  slated to drop May 12, B.o.B. has enlisted T.I. and Ty Dolla $ign for his new video "4 Lit."  Directed by Chad Tennies, the clip finds B.o.B. surrounded by scantily clad models as he boasts about his sexual es ...

  17. T.I. Voices Suspicions Over Atlanta I-85 Bridge Fire: 'Something Doesn't Add Up'

    April 03, 2017 10:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the massive fire on Atlanta’s I-85 freeway, but T.I. has a few suspicions about the story. The Hustle Gang frontman voiced his suspicions over reports that 39-year-old suspect, Basil Eleby, smoked ...

  18. T.I. Drops 'Do My Thing' Feat. DJ Whoo Kid & DJ MLK: Premiere

    March 24, 2017 4:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 After raising his fist in the air with a slew of politically charged releases including his  Us or Else: Letter to the System  album, T.I. heads back to the trap with a new banger titled "Do My Thing" featuring DJ Whoo Kid and DJ MLK. &quo ...

  19. T.I. & Ice-T Deliver Mash-Up Performance on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

    March 21, 2017 10:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 On Monday night (March 20), rappers  Ice-T and T.I . teamed up for a flawless mash-up performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live .  Going under the name of "Ice-T.I.," the rap tandem combined Ice-T's 1991 record "O.G. Original Gangsta" ...

  20. T.I. Slams President Trump Over 'Failing' Snoop Dogg Tweet | Billboard News

    T.I. Slams President Trump Over 'Failing' Snoop Dogg Tweet | Billboard News

    March 16, 2017 5:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 On Wednesday afternoon (March 15), T.I. blasted President Donald Trump on Instagram, after the Commander-in-Chief slammed Snoop Dogg over his controversial video "Lavender." 2017 , music , president , Billboard , Music News , News , ti , d ...

  21. From Comedy Central to Clown Videos: A Timeline of Snoop Dogg & Donald Trump's Relationship

    March 16, 2017 12:45 PM EDT Since Snoop Dogg released his controversial video for BADBADNOTGOOD's "Lavender (Nightfall Remix)," targeting President Donald Trump, social media has been on fire. Before Snoop and Trump were embroiled in Internet beef (the Commande ...

  22. T.I. Reveals Dates For Hustle Gang Tour

    March 16, 2017 10:26 AM EDT 0 0 0 With many hip-hop acts hitting the road including  Future , Lil Wayne , and Chance the Rapper ,  T.I. is set to join in on the fun with his Hustle Gang tour.  After embarking on his politically-charged Us or Else tour in Canada in support of his nam ...

  23. T.I. Slams President Donald Trump Over 'Failing' Snoop Dogg Tweet

    March 15, 2017 2:29 PM EDT 0 0 6 On Wednesday afternoon (March 15), T.I. blasted President Donald Trump on Instagram, after the Commander-in-Chief slammed Snoop Dogg over his controversial video "Lavender."  "@snoopdogg is a F--kin Legend u F--ing Tangerine Tanned Mu ...

  24. Meek Mill Proves He's Still a Boss at Star-Studded Philadelphia Concert

    February 11, 2017 6:00 PM EST 0 0 6 On Friday (Feb. 10), Meek Mill took over his native Philadelphia for his star-studded Meek Mill & Friends Concert featuring DMX , Rick Ross , T.I ., Y.G . & more.  With the Wells Fargo Center serving as Meek's playing field, the Maybach ...

  25. Mark Wahlberg Called Usher & Ludacris to Remind Them Atlanta Lost the Super Bowl

    February 06, 2017 12:01 PM EST 0 0 0 T.I., 2 Chainz and Bow Wow also shared their post-game heartbreak on social media. Super Bowl LI had a heartbreaking finish for Atlanta Falcons fans, as the team gave up 31 straight points to lose 34-28 to the New England Patriots. But that didn ...

  26. T.I. to Host Fifth Annual Global Spin Awards

    January 25, 2017 7:08 PM EST 0 0 0 T.I. is set to host this year’s Global Spin Awards in New Orleans on Feb. 16. The fifth annual awards show will honor DJs from across the world. DJ Khaled , DJ Envy and DJ Drama are nominated for DJ of the year along with DJ Snake , Diplo and Calvin ...

  27. DJ Khaled, T.I., 2 Chainz & More Pay Tribute to Late WorldStarHipHop Founder Lee 'Q' O'Denat

    January 25, 2017 10:17 AM EST 0 0 0 On Monday night (Jan. 23), WorldStarHipHop founder, Lee "Q" O'Denat passed away at the age of 43 . After news circulated regarding his death, several prominent hip-hop figures expressed their condolences for the late site creator.  &q ...

  28. T.I. Calls Out Fan for Touching His Butt During Concert: 'I Ain't With the Disrespect'

    January 24, 2017 11:16 AM EST 0 0 0 This past weekend, T.I.  had an outburst during a performance of his Hot 100 No. 1 hit "Whatever You Like," after a male fan allegedly touched his butt. In a clip from the concert, Tip told the fan, "Don’t put your hands on my ass aga ...

  29. T.I. Issues a Call-to-Action in Open Letter to 'Us'

    January 20, 2017 2:36 PM EST 0 0 0 Following open letters to  President Donald Trump  and former Commander-in-Chief Barack Obama , rapper T.I. 's pen springs back into action for a third letter to "us."  In an interview with  Ebony , the outspoken rapper, who recently ...

  30. Kendrick Lamar, Swizz Beatz & More Say Their Goodbyes to President Obama

    January 20, 2017 10:30 AM EST 0 0 0 On Friday (Jan. 20), Barack Obama will vacate The White House after serving eight years as the President of the United States. Because of his admiration for the hip-hop culture, he has gained a multitude of supporters, most notably, Kendrick Lamar . ...

  31. T.I. Calls Out Kanye West and Steve Harvey for Their Meetings With Donald Trump

    January 17, 2017 10:59 AM EST 0 0 0 On Monday (Jan. 16), T.I.  slammed  Kanye West and Steve Harvey on Instagram for taking meetings with president-elect Donald Trump.  According to the rapper, West and Harvey -- as well as other hip-hop stars, athletes and minorities who are scheduli ...

  32. T.I. Releases New Album 'Us or Else: Letter to the System'

    December 16, 2016 2:53 PM EST 0 0 0 Just a few months after his Us or Else EP release, T.I. dropped the surprise 15-track project Us Or Else: Letter to the System overnight on Tidal. The second installment (which features a few songs from the Us or Else EP) is a continuation of T.I.’s ...

  33. Yo Gotti, T.I., 2 Chainz and More React to Death of Manager Mel Carter

    November 28, 2016 10:16 AM EST 0 0 0 Yo Gotti paid tribute to his manager, Mel Carter, who died on Friday (Nov. 25), by praising Carter's dedication to Gotti's visions and dreams. Carter, who also ran Gotti's CMG label, was instrumental in fostering the careers of a numb ...

  34. T.I. Sued for $390,000 After Skipping Out on High School Graduation Party Performance

    November 23, 2016 10:35 AM EST 0 0 0 It looks like T.I. might have to open up his checkbook. According to TMZ , the rapper and his management team are being slapped with a hefty $390,000 lawsuit by a promotion company after skipping out on a performance at a high school graduation part ...

  35. Pusha T, T.I. & Jay Electronica Urge Young People of Color to Vote: 'It's Time That We Let Our People Go'

    November 08, 2016 1:37 PM EST 0 0 0 As the clock continues to tick on Election Day (Nov. 8), U.S. citizens are racing to the ballots to cast their votes.  In honor of the occasion, Florida’s 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East  recently teamed up with Militia Design for a short fi ...

  36. T.I. Tells Lil Wayne to 'Stop Embarrassing Yourself' Over Black Lives Matter Comments

    November 06, 2016 8:22 PM EST 0 0 0 T.I. is calling out Lil Wayne for the rapper’s controversial response to the Black Lives Matter movement in an interview that recently aired on ABC's  Nightline . After viewing a video clip of the segment with his children, he wrote a long lett ...

  37. T.I. Calls Floyd Mayweather's 'All Lives Matter' Comments 'Socially Irresponsible'

    October 13, 2016 9:34 AM EDT 0 0 0 During an interview with Tha Boxing Voice   earlier this month, retired boxing champion Floyd Mayweather proclaimed that "All lives matter," a message that didn't sit too well with Atlanta rapper T.I.   In an interview clip, the Money ...

  38. 2016 BET Hip Hop Awards: T.I. Channels Black Panther Party for 'We Will Not' Performance

    October 04, 2016 10:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 T.I. paid homage to the Black Panther party while speaking on social injustice during his 2016 BET Hip Hop Awards performance of "We Will Not" on Tuesday night (Oct. 4). The Atlanta rapper rocked an all-black outfit with a black beret in h ...

  39. T.I. Talks 'Us or Else' EP, His Relationship With Police Officers & Colin Kaepernick's National Anthem Protest

    September 29, 2016 11:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 Throughout his decade-and-a-half-long career, T.I. has dabbled in social commentary on his own terms. The directness of 2014’s “New National Anthem” comes to mind, as does the framing of the drug-dealing tale in 2003’s "Doin’ My Job." Most ...

  40. T.I. Protests Police Brutality in 'Black Man' Video With Quavo, Meek Mill & Rara: Watch

    September 23, 2016 5:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 After releasing his politically charged  Us or Else  EP on Friday (Sept. 23), T.I.  continues to rally for justice with the black-and-white visual for "Black Man" featuring Migos ' Quavo, Rara and Meek Mill .  "Black man, drop to ...

  41. Cherub & T.I. are Perfectly Compatible on 'Signs': Exclusive Premiere

    September 22, 2016 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nashville electro/pop duo Cherub have teamed up with T.I. on for a funky new track called "Signs," premiering exclusively with Billboard .  GRiZ Gives a Funky Middle Finger on 'PS GFY' Feat. Cherub The song is a smooth club-ready ...

  42. Kevin Hart Teams With T.I. & Migos as Chocolate Droppa for 'Baller Alert'

    September 19, 2016 4:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 After making audiences pee in their pants nationwide both on the big screen and on tour, comedian Kevin Hart is getting serious about his spit game under his rap moniker Chocolate Droppa. For his forthcoming project  What Now? The Mixtape , Hart, er ...

  43. T.I. Tackles Police Brutality On 'Warzone'

    September 01, 2016 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 2 "Can't you see we living in a warzone?," asks Atlanta rapper T.I. on his new politically charged track "Warzone." T.I. Drops Surprise 'Da' Nic' EP, Follows Up With 'Check, Run It' Video: Watch As Tip ...

  44. T.I. & Quavo Debut 'Baller Alert' for Champs Sports 'We Know Game' Campaign: Exclusive

    July 29, 2016 10:11 AM EDT 0 0 0 Athletic clothing retailer Champs Sports   partnered with Atlanta rappers  T.I.  and  Quavo  (one third of the rap group  Migos ), New York Jets wide received Brandon Marshall and  Under Armour to bring their "We Know Game” campaign to life wit ...

  45. T.I. on Troy Ave Case: 'All He Gotta Do Is Keep God First & He'll Pull Through'

    June 23, 2016 5:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 After the deadly Irving Plaza shooting at what was billed as a  T.I.  show that left one dead and three injured, including rapper  Troy Ave ,  earlier this month, Tip steered clear of the case but weighed in on Troy Ave's situation. "I ...

  46. T.I. Responds to Irving Plaza Shooting: 'My Heart Is Heavy Today'

    May 26, 2016 6:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 Following Wednesday night's deadly shooting at New York's Irving Plaza for T.I. 's headlining show, the rapper offered his condolences on Instagram. One Fatality, Three Injured in Multiple Shooting at T.I. Concert In New York "My ...

  47. Irving Plaza Shooting: Patrons Say Metal Detectors Were Not Used

    May 26, 2016 2:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Wednesday night (May 25), chaos broke out at New York City's Irving Plaza after a shooting took place backstage during a T.I. concert, leaving one man dead and three people injured. While police are still investigating how a person was able to ...

  48. NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton Blames Shooting at T.I. Concert on 'So-Called Rap Artists Who Are Basically Thugs'

    May 26, 2016 11:22 AM EDT 0 0 0 After four people were shot -- one dead, three injured, according to police -- last night at Irving Plaza in New York City just before T.I. hit the stage, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton had some harsh words after the shooting. One Fatality, Three In ...

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