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A Message From T.I. #3

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  • November 18, 2010
    Trapmuzik's picture
    A Message From T.I. #3
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    This experience is truly a pain I have never felt before and that's saying a lot for a nigga who's been down locked up as many times as I have. I see this as a real ass whoopin'. The kind you don't just go back outside to play afterwards. You take ya ass to bed and don't come out of your room until it's time to go to school. I don' t know what effect this will have on my life moving forward but I'm certainly sick and mother f*cking tired of going to jail, juve, prison, the pen, correctional facilities or whatever else you want to call it. I'd have been better off doing a 5-10 year bid one time than going in time and time again for days, weeks and months for the last 15 years of my life. Even though it's been a long road, I'm still standing, barely but nevertheless still standing. At one time I thought my motivation for continuing was for my fans, my partna Philant, my pops, my grandmama, even for the haters or the people I let down. But nah... I got to do this shit for me!!! I'll be God damned if I've come all this way and made it through so much hell to let it go down like this! F*ck that! If an hour in the dark is worth a second in the sun then pass me my mother f*ckin' shades cause I'm ready to cash my darkest hours in...ASAP!!! A lot of folks had fathers or father figures in the house to raise them into manhood. I'm not trying to make any excuses for my situation but my father was a hustler that lived in New York. My uncle was a local big time dope boy turned 10 year federal inmate. My mother and grandparents did the best they could but I found my manhood in the trap and in prison systems. But I found it. And nan one of mine will ever have to feel the cold tight grip of a handcuff or grace the presence of a jail cell if I can help it. Over my dead body! So if you can't respect that you ain't rocking with my movement then Fuck you dog! I know a bunch of mother f*ckers who are.....

    - Love KING

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on November 18, 2010 - 5:57pm

This experience is truly a pain I have never felt before and that's saying a lot for a nigga who's been down locked up as many times as I have. I see this as a real ass whoopin'. The kind you don't just go back outside to play afterwards. You take ya ass to bed and don't come out of your room until it's time to go to school. I don' t know what effect this will have on my life moving forward but I'm certainly sick and mother f*cking tired of going to jail, juve, prison, the pen, correctional facilities or whatever else you want to call it. I'd have been better off doing a 5-10 year bid one time than going in time and time again for days, weeks and months for the last 15 years of my life. Even though it's been a long road, I'm still standing, barely but nevertheless still standing. At one time I thought my motivation for continuing was for my fans, my partna Philant, my pops, my grandmama, even for the haters or the people I let down. But nah... I got to do this shit for me!!! I'll be God damned if I've come all this way and made it through so much hell to let it go down like this! F*ck that! If an hour in the dark is worth a second in the sun then pass me my mother f*ckin' shades cause I'm ready to cash my darkest hours in...ASAP!!! A lot of folks had fathers or father figures in the house to raise them into manhood. I'm not trying to make any excuses for my situation but my father was a hustler that lived in New York. My uncle was a local big time dope boy turned 10 year federal inmate. My mother and grandparents did the best they could but I found my manhood in the trap and in prison systems. But I found it. And nan one of mine will ever have to feel the cold tight grip of a handcuff or grace the presence of a jail cell if I can help it. Over my dead body! So if you can't respect that you ain't rocking with my movement then Fuck you dog! I know a bunch of mother f*ckers who are.....

- Love KING

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krbinc's picture

we feel you TIP. me and mama ro wish you the best and hold your head, we will see about writing you soon. PEACE AND STAY SAFE!

Mimi_2's picture

Good Evening T. I. I don't know when and if you will ever read this, but I feel compelled to speak. First of all, I pray for your safety and peace of mind. No judgement here. Your physical body is in captivity,but your mind and soul isn't. They cannot take that from you. Yes, I live in Atlanta,so I know the good that you have done;nobody remembers that. I am a female who was fatherless. The fatherless have to teach themselves and that is a hard road. I am 33 yrs old and still learning. I honor your struggle and wish health and peace. Sometimes God confines us to protect us; you have a lot of jealous people around you, so take this time to eliminate some peeps in your circle. I love you with a pure and brotherly(even though I am a sista,lol!) Smile , TIP you will get through this babe. We love you:). Can we get an address to send encouragement notes to you from time to time? Love, Mimi Real Talk...keep your soul;no prison can lock that up!

SoUnbelievable1's picture

We all go through our up and downs!!! As you have stated before your life is played or lived out with millions wathcing. I beleive that you are a strong man and God has you on this path for a reason!! Stay positive and continue to let people talk!!! Keep all your FAITH in GOD and he'll see you through!! Best Wishes and I'm praying for you and your family ALWAYS A FAN!!!!

Tasherenee's picture

Damn T.I, Much respect do for the words you graced to my ears. Honestly, I'm not in your position with all eyes on me but I have been in your position and and am just recooperation for all the jail, more jail and more trappin!!! Who suffered the most my kid. Do it for you and them and in the mean time I'm still praying and for you and your family. The people who don't forgive you or have compassion will deal with God! You are dealing with him now!! Mercy and Grace are on your side, Bro!!

melinda_2's picture

T.I.
I know you probably won't ever read this but I just wanted to say ...We stand behind,beside,in front of you all the way. We your fans wait your triumphet return. Keep your head up and keep moving in the direction you have set for yourself..We will be here when you get out and we will be here while your in...God bless you T.I.

Your Love's picture

Things will get better Tip. Just serve your time and make a promise (seriously) to try to stay out of trouble. Your wife, your kids, and your fans need you. We love you and we will ride with you till the end. Keep your head up love.

Simple1's picture

Tip everything is gonna b good like u said man stuff like this only makes u stronger and thats y ur my favorite rapper...its not only becuz u got a crazy flow n cold lyrics its becuz of your self-determination...nothing ever stopped u Tip even when ur label dropped u cuz of ya 1st album "I'm Serious" u still rose and u r 1 of the best rappers alive so dnt worry Tip wen u come out u will only be stronger n dnt worry we your fans are gonna make No Mercy the #1 Album

zelmar's picture

You see TIP, your fans are with you. You post this message about 3-4 hours ago and there's already 57 comments. There's even more comments on facebook. Just to let you know that we're all with you, even if you're in jail, because there's nobody perfect on earth. You changed the life of a lot of people all around the world, and you have the be proud of you. Yes, you did mistakes, but seriously, I think that you did more good things than bad things. I know you won't read this message because there's so much comments, but I know that some haters will see this message and I hope they'll understand your situation.

Momamonique's picture

We still love you Tip keep ur head up and do what u gotta do. I will be out 12/07/10 gettn that CD. Be safe and ur in my prayers. And neva worry bout Haters cuz that mean u doing smthg right F*ck em!

mz.mika's picture

Ay, but the fact of the matter remains
If ye ain't walked a mile in my shoes, and ye ain't lived a day in my life
Ye ain't survived the shit I done survived
Ye ain't had to deal with the shit I done had to deal with, homeboy
You can't motherfuckin' judge me, partner

This for all yall hatin azz Mutha Fuckerz!!!!

Tip...REMEMBER THIS!!!!! Keep ya head up, Partner ;)

Jamil's picture

Like on some real shit, you did do something stupid. But thats one way people learn. Like you said tho, in your darkest hour you do the best work and from what you leaked, you wasn't lying.But to my point, you fucked up a few times and have been on this rocky road for a grip now. You have changed from being a Dope Boy to a Business man running an Empire. This is just a small bump in the road that your gonna make it over and keep moving.

- Jamil

alicyaa18's picture

Baby, Im deff rocking with your movement!!!! I just hope you keep your head up in there... I just hope this is the laaaaaaast time we have to hear of you going in there!!! I'll miss seeing your face on t.v and miss hearing your new trax! I feel for you and will NEVER look at you differently, and Im sure ALL your fans will say the same. You'll be my biggest crush FOREVER, and my inspiration always...(not about the jail though) lol I know you mean well, and I know you meant well from the gitt, once you get use to the lifestyle its an onward occurence- and its fucked up!! I just hope you can shift your path ONCE and for all! For the sake of your loving family,friends and fans!
I love you Clifford TIP Harris

mz.mika's picture

Hi Tip,
I just want you to know that you are a special person. I also want you to know that ONLY!!! and ONLY!!! GOD CAN JUDGE YOU!!! I don't want you to focus on none of this negativity. You are better than that! You have a gift that GOD gave you and ONLY he can take away. I want you to know that you're loved out here, these haterz stay riding the clock and working overtime...you good though. GOD has a plan for you and he's not through with you. People need to understand that celebs are human 2. I feel they blowed this mess all out of proportion because it's U. You gone be alright though, keep your head up and stay focused. You will be home in know time makin more HITS. You the BEST in my eyes, anyone knows me know that its T.I. all day over here. I got much love 4 you and I aint no groupie (lol!!!) that's real!!! Whether you on or not I am T.I. for life. Free TIP!!!! LUV u and stay Focused! :0)

ERIC_5's picture

"NO MATTER WHAT" TIP you will always be my fav rapper were humans we make mistakes i totally understand but only God knows the reason for those mistakes no worries KING the lord will always hold on to you and help you out with any situation you live through no one in this world is perfect i respect you TIP your the man i look up to not just because your T.I.but because i can see in you that your a really good father, a really good husband and the most important part is because you never for get about God im sooo glad you can see theirs a God in the heavens every time i hear you talk or rap you always mention God and that's what makes you the greatest man for me, for those reasons that's why your MY IDOL

Minister B's picture

Hello. Once again this is Minister B. I wrote you last year in jail. Told you then you would come out EARLY (thus says the lord). Believe it or not you are a SON OF GOD. You are called and chosen of the lord(PROPHET). Yes. U made mistakes! So do we ! It is written!! Let him without sin cast the first stone. This is not the end. This is only the beginning. This time let God control your destiny. When you get out you will still be king only God can take that from you and God wants you to have that title because thru your faults noone is perfect (at least you admit it). This is your test only for a testimony. Stand up SON OF GOD! You will not faint IN BATTLE IN JESUS NAME . YOUR MORE THAN A CONQUER, YOU ARE THE HEAD NOT THE TAIL, ABOVE NOT BENEATH. YOU WILL WALK RIGHT OUT OF THIS TRIAL STRONGER THAN EVER . DONT FOCUS ENERGY ON YOUR ENEMIES PRAY FOR THEM , FOCUS ON PRAISING GOD BECAUSE SITUATION COULD HAVE BEEN WORSE, BUT GOD KEEPS MERCY ON YOU BECAUSE HE KNOWS YOUR HEART IS OF GOLD BENEATH THE EXTERIOR OF WHAT THE WORLD SEES YOU HURT AND GRIEVE JUST LIKE THE NEXT MAN, BUT YOU HAVE MORE COMPASSION FOR PEOPLE THAN MOST OTHER FAMOUS PEOPLE WHO ONLY PRETEND TO CARE YOUR HEART IS GENUINE FOR MANKIND. THAT IS ONE REASON GOD HAS GIVEN YOU THIS POSITION. NOBODY CAN TAKE WHAT GOD HAS FOR YOU!!! IM HERE TO TELL YOU "IT AINT OVER YET" (Thus says the lord). THIS IS ONLY THE BEGINNING if you let the lord take lead this time. GOD will make your enemies your FOOTSTOOL! You will come out on top again! This time you wont fall down. You will remain on top like you never left. The choice is yours, dont look to left or right keep pressing straight on with God on your side you cant go wrong. It may not look like GOD is with you but HE IS!!! WALK BY FAITH NOT BY SIGHT. Its not what it looks like. HANG IN THERE ! Keep praying, Im praying for you too. Cant wait to see you shining again your light is still SHINING IT JUST LOOKS DIM!! WATCH AS IT BEGINS TO BLIND ONCE AGAIN. IN JESUS NAME.

MCW's picture

Hopefully you read this but I had a dream about you last week. You were in the pen and it got out that you were really down. Your friends, family and true fans were all around you telling you to keep your head up. I remember seeing you smile because you felt the love. So, know that we are all with you and keep going. You will get past this. much love.
- a fan

A fan of the man's picture

All these glowing comments probably ain't got nothing on the brown nosing that the people around you do. I'ma tell you like I tell my husband, the only sure fire way to stay out of prison, jail, whatever is to not commit crimes. Not just big crimes. NO CRIMES. It took me some time to convince him that the vast majority of people don't commit crimes. When you surround yourself with criminals its difficult to believe that there are any people who walk the straight and narrow let alone most people doing it. Its not impossible. You can do it. It will seem like you're missing out on fun for a while, but eventually you will get used to being on the right side of the law. You'll appreciate and value what you have on a level that you can't even relate to right now. And all those homies you don't want to let down or turn your back on, if they ain't actin right they ain't for you. You gotta let that negativity go because that's what it is. You can love them from afar and I bet if you do that it will help them get right. You can do this man. I know you can. God bless you and your family.

UnderDog's picture

Just keep getting back UP! u are not just an artist for me, u are a modle! K.I.N.G for ever!! Israel got ur back!

Jakob's picture

That is some fucking real shit nigga!

It's the king bitch!

SClavish42's picture

My nigga TIP is real so if you dont Fuck with him u fake as fuck.
keep ur head up TIP imma ride with you to the fuckin wheels come off !!!!!

Keeta's picture

T.I.
I am sorry that you are going through tough times but trouble don't last always. kEEP YOUR HEAD UP! Your fans love you forever!!!!

yeaisaiditandwhat's picture

I agree with you PRODO. A true fan will give you the good with the bad. Not jock your failure to stay away from jail. I don't give a damn about your personal life, however I don't want it to be the lead story of the 5pm news either. The people you need to let fall by the wayside are the yes folks in your camp (real talk) cause if it was more than a paycheck, they would be checking your back better than they are. Keep your motivation your children, and ride it out dude. I know when you are release, new music will blow the shit out of whatever is out now.......1

raven's picture

U my nigga tip I love you man I've been waiting for u to say just what you said you got to do it for yourself an for the ones that ain't with you fuck em u came to far an you the man you still got great shot to do.. FUCK THE HATERS!!! MUCH LOVE TO YOU TIP

Prodo's picture

Hey TIP, I use to be a huge fan and looked up to you.You changed my perspective of life and situations we all get into for the better. You literally made me an all around more mature and better person. I salute you for that and give you a HUGE thanks, but you telling us that you're done with this crap..then go and do something stupid that was so unnecessary and is getting you sent back to jail makes me not know what to believe from you anymore. I completely understand the weapons charges situation, I understand we needed to be in your shoes to understand your train of thought, and i believe you did the right thing, but obtained the weapons in a wrong way, but again i completely understand why you did it, and you're only human..we ALL make mistakes no matter who we are celebrity or not. Now what you just did recently was just plain out immature and ignorant. If you're actually reading this, i just wanna let you know that what your thinking right now is exactly why i look up to you. I know that the TI I know is mature enough to man up to what i just said two sentences ago and you plan on learning from your mistakes and you're not offended that I'm calling you out. We all need to go through hell to get to heaven.Someone real wise told me that once and I suggest you think about what he said when you're sitting in your cell soon. Also when you get a chance, go listen to this song called "Dead and Gone" and listen to what the guy is talking about.I'm more than certain it will help you out with whats going on. Your family loves you TIP come back home a different man and learn from this and QUIT GOING BACK TO PRISON we need you, your wife needs you and most of all your kids need you.You'll get through this and it'll only make you stronger.GOD did this for a reason, theres a reason for everything you just have to realize the blessing hidden in everything. I hope to meet you someday TIP, I'm 16 and love you for who you are partna(no homo), regardless I wish you the best man!

lawanda Williams Morris's picture

I LOVE YOU BABY AND I CAN FEEL EVERYTHING YOU SAID!!!!!!!

mr.ed's picture

man i'm truly feeling that get back up. over the past 20 years I went from schoolk boy to businessman to hustler to d-boy to dopeman to dope fiend and back again. in and out of jail and ust trying to keep my head to the sky. I won't complain because God gives me strength to endure the pain and music gives me a voice to be a therapists to those who listen. it's no longer about the life i lived but about the life that i'm living. to all keep ya heads up and no you can't fall too far that you can't get back up. Thanks Tip

Dr.Ibra's picture

Keep your head up Tip.
Everyone have his ups and downs. F*ck all the haters.
What ever they do you are the king.
We are waitin for you to go out of there and make more music.

L.I._2's picture

OMG, I Can Truley Feel His Pain, After All This Great Life Full Of Fame, Money, And Music, A Great Man Like Him End Up In Gail, My King And I Really Like To Call U My King Stay Strong And Like Tupac Said Keep Your Head Up, We Are Waitin' For U, We Will Count The Seconds Till U Get Out, And Remember "When They Push U Down, U Gotta' Get Back Up My King"
King Lives On Pimpin !!!

jennynwilli's picture

That's right Tip! Tell em like it is! U know U got real love out here waiting on U! Come on keep your head up and U will make it through! Please stop using the G .D. phrase. He is the only one that will stay true no matter what, so please don't use his name in vane. I respect and love U. U will be in my prayers. J.H.

jkdsam77's picture

God has bigger plans that you may not totally understand but you will once it unfolds. Your pain is felt with all your family, friends, and fans. Rest assure, you are being purified and strengthened by Gods fire. You have many talents and gifts, use them, share them.

He aint done with you yet. He's with you at every moment, every step.

Believe in the Lord of lords & the King of kings.
You will overcome anything the world throws at you... I know it, no doubt in my mind.

FAITH is your greatest weapon...

Peace, Love, Unity,
Your spiritual brother,
Sam M

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