Rapper & Actor T.I. Signs With APA

Zach Wolfe


Rapper and actor T.I. has signed with APA for across the board representation. Tip (real name: Clifford Harris) has four No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 and is an accomplished actor, appearing in this summer's Ant-Man and The Wasp from Marvel Studios.

Harris is also starring on his own newly announced business competition series The Grand Hustle, which airs this summer on BET. Harris has nine studio albums, three Grammys and several No. 1 singles that include “Whatever You Like,” “Live Your Life” (feat. Rihanna) and “Dead and Gone” (feat. Justin Timberlake). Earlier this year, Harris extended his residency at Drai’s Las Vegas through 2019 and recently announced his latest film project Glow Up, which he will star in and produce through his Grand Hustle Films in partnership with PepsiCo’s Creators League.

Harris has also starred in the Warner Bros. feature film ATL and Sony’s Takers, for which he also served as a producer. Other film credits include key roles in American Gangster opposite Denzel Washington, as well as Get Hard opposite Kevin Hart and Will Ferrell. 

Television credits include the Golden Globe-nominated Starz drama Boss opposite Kelsey Grammer, History Channel’s event miniseries Roots, and his critically acclaimed arc on Showtime’s House of Lies. Harris has also enjoyed great success in the non-scripted television space with T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle for VH1, which ran for 100 episodes over six seasons, and T.I.'s Road to Redemption for MTV.

T.I. is also among the songwriters nominated for a Tony Award this week for best original score thanks to his work on SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical.

Harris continues to be represented by Doug Peterson of Defient Management, Brian Sher of Category 5 Entertainment, Sloan Weber Offer & Dern, and music attorney Jonathan Leonard.


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