On August 24, Rapper T.I. taped "VH1 Storytellers: T.I." at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. During the session, T.I. told stories about his redemption from the life of a drug dealer and entertained questions from the packed house on topics ranging from his time in prison to his future aspirations as a musician and actor. One week later, on September 1, he was arrested for drug possession. PHOTOS: FRANK MICELOTTA/PICTURE GROUP

He is pictured here after the event with (from left) Bill Flanagan, Storytellers’ Executive Producer; T.I; VH1’s Senior Director Music Production Patrizia DiMaria; and VH1’s EVP of Original Music Programming Lee Rolontz. VH1 Storytellers: T.I.” is scheduled to premiere on December 10. PHOTO: FRANK MICELOTTA/PICTURE GROUP

T.I. Is pictured here during one of his performances for the show.