Rapper T.I. participated in a Q&A session July 3 with a group of Atlanta teen girls as part of the It's Cool to Be Smart music mentor program.

The event, held at Joseph B. Whitehead Boys & Girls Clubs and attended by 150 girls, was part of the non-profit's "Real Talk Series" aimed at giving teens access to successful stars to discuss opportunities available in the music business.

The non-profit continues the "Real Talk Series" with R&B crooner J. Holiday July 18 in Montgomery, Ala. followed by a sit down with actress/singer Keke Palmer at Clark Atlanta University August 6.

T.I.'s latest album "T.I. vs T.I.P." (Atlantic) was released Tuesday.