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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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cakalaki joe's picture

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SimoniaMeChelle's picture

Sometimes I just go back & read where your feelings was at that time. . . .that letter was deep as H#ll, You are the brightest shining star ever. . .look how far you have come! Ain't God good T.I.P. You da Truth. . .loveya.

Keeta's picture

T.I. I know things are hard right now but there is light at the end of the tunnel and you will get through this like you get through everything else "On Top"! Point blank and period. Keep your head up and know that you have millions of fans like me who love you no matter what. I can't wait for you to touch down so you can get back on tour and I can come see you. I want a picture and a hug. Luv ya lots.

Aileen's picture

i love you T.I no matter what you've done.. Ur a star in my eyes and keep your head held up high.. Love love love love you :)

kita's picture

i kno dats right...i been down since day1..wen u was a doug high n da A way bak..i jus cam to ATL n started listenin 2yo music..sometimes u gotta fall b4 u can stand again..u r strong n u gon b aiight..fa sho dis time

The Goon's picture

Ok.....lets recap for a sec....yeah!
Ur doin' this for YOU.....??? no kiddin'! .....Havin' spent a reasonable portion of ur life locked up....I really fail to see how that works!
While Locked up......U crash a couple of pawns and run other's oranges! How does seein' all u live for....and probably love......PERISH & FADE AWAY..??? HOW DOES THAT WORK FOR U??? Why keep up with the crazy addiction to the dumb game.....when u are BARELY STANDIN'....!
Why the deceit? Why the pressure? Why the pain? Why toture the heart consistently? Why put up with all the shit?.....Why punish, hope to judge and flick off the chess board.....all that know nothin'..?? .so many WHY's ....really!!
....But WHYdo u do the thin's u do......?? When U can make it all go away! U can make the CHANGE in an instant......IF U WANT TO!
....But U REALLY DON'T WANT TO.....MAN.....and I wonder.....WHY!!!!
TI....YOU SHOULD LISTEN TO THE LYRICS OF UR OWN SONGS.....

prinsesa's picture

wow tip we know we all understand ya we now and i think i feel it in my bones that u aint gonna mess up again ignore the haters they are like bees with no stingers they can do nothing to the middle finger i really think that u should now stop the apologizing vibe and get on i think everyone now has got your message that you are truly sorry now you should move on i believe the person who compose several classics like top back bring em out what you now about that and big shit popping(my favorite one ) is the rill Clifford Harris please move on we know you are sorry and we forgive you man is to err to forgive is divine
from one of your greatest fans from Africa Kenya

visionary's picture

The good overshadows the bad. At least now you can see who your faithful family and friends are. Discard the trash and start clean.We are here for you and love you. Your ability to put others before you is amazing. It is a true part of your character. Stay strong, be encoraged and blessed! It won't be long now. King you'll always be, but not for your music but for you beautiful heart.Yes, son, you've been busted for being good in the hood.That's why we love you so much. Keep a journal so that whenver soone tired to tell your story,you can block'em at the door! Love Always!

Sexy-mama/keke's picture

King i now you have been in jail alot of times but that okay you also now the bad thing u did but look as you make ur song that what it is about i love when you make ur songs it is about ur personal liie like get back up i really listen to the words and it is okay it relates to what you been going through and i really like it, in plus the man suppose tobe role models they was no help. so you now things are going to happen with u in plus everyone is not perfect.
i love your music i like like how you take care of ur family
P.S. you are great to me and u will always be on of the best rapper they are.

Cali0727's picture

King, This moment is preparing you for your destiny....A Crown of Gold awaits you......The only way to truly live is for God, You have the opportunity to save the lives of men in facilities and on the streets, u can still do all that you do, he will keep you from doing that lil extra that puts everyone in danger, He is a father and a friend, just trust him and know that there are a lot of us who were raised without a mom or a dad(fans) we know that without him we are nothing, with him we are good.....Stay Strong..... We Pray for you daily..... Happy Holidays.

NATALEE's picture

i love u T I

NATALEE's picture

I DONE BAD THINK IN MY LIFE 1: I HAVE SEX WHAN I WAS 10 2: I HRUT PEOPLE
I I AM A BAD LIL KID I BEN SHOT AT 3 FUCKIN TIME BUT I DIDNOT DIE :( I DONT WANT TO BE HERE I A BAD ASS LIFE TO LIVE. AND MY MOM WANT TO TO FUCKIN CLEAN HER FUCKIN HOUES AND I DONT WANT 2 SHE LIKE AN ASSHOLE U DONT WANT TO LIFE WITH HER I WANT TO MOVE LIVE WITH SOMEONE THATS GETS ME I WANT TO MAKE IT I WANT TO LIFE POEPLE I LOVE LIKE TI AND LILWAYNE AND THE OTHER RAPPERS IN IS WORLD BUT POEPLE DONT LIKE ME 4 ME THEY LOOK AT ME THINK I LOOK HOT AND SEXY BOUT THE DONT KNOW WHAT I GOT THOUG A VEREY DANMMM DAY. MY MOM HATES BKACK PEOPLE BUT I LOVE BLACK POPELE I LOVE THEM WITH MY LIFE SHE SIAD "IF U MARRIDED A BACL GUY I AM NOT COMING TO UR PARTY" I SAID BULLSHIT I GOING TO MARRIDED A BLACK GUY NO METTER WHAT? SHE IS A HATER I DONT LIKE HER. RAP IS MY NEW LIFE IS CHAGNE IT I LVOE RAP NO METTER WHAT HAPPENS

NAT DAWG AKA @nat_dawg44money #follow

NATALEE's picture

well my name is natalee AKA nat dawg i have my family but they dont belive in me they dont want me in tere lifes and i only 13 my mom whats to kick me out of her houes and i have no where to. in school i dont all the shit i have to do and i dont like bullshit. i tell my mom i dont want to go to school but they dont get it. school is jail if i dont go to school my mom and dad are going to kill they love my bother more than me my mom siad she put my bro in her heart me she said "nothin i hate her" my life is like shitt one day i dont want to be her the next gets better than bullshit happens to mee. i cant wite 4 the day i fuckin die it well be the best man......

LOVE NAT DAWG

Lg Ryda's picture

Amen, pray to God with a strong voice, God is always gonna be there no matter what, he was ridin' wit you everywhere, even the times when you locked up. This world is just full of demons tryn'a bring real niggas down, but da reason why we so real is because we don't let them win, and they absolutely hate, so they gonna try harder n harder to bring you down, you a soldier of God T.I. your music is about the most I can relate to. We soldiers, n God has had a special purpose for you. I read a article about a guy you saved from killin' himself,, YOU HAVE NOT WASTED ANY OF YOUR LIFE,, without your experiences, you wouldn't be able to reach to many in the struggle, BUT YOU DO, because you seen what dey seen, and lived a life similarity in conjunction with theirs. I feel where you coming from, I served 15 months in Iraq and I was trapped in a sandbox of hell, but God was wit me throughout every step of my life. You have a very big purpose to play in this world, ask God to give you guidance, knowledge, site, strength, and wisdom, he will show you the path, you just have to take it, you a soldier, that means u fight and stand for something, what is that, its fightin' for peace, love, and unity. its a war between good and evil and WE are caught in the middle, and we have already been handpicked by God to fight for him, weather thru music or whatever, in the bible it clearly states God had sent soldiers "brave souls" to war. The world is corrupt because there is no guidance, no real leaders, and its about time someone put their foot down and started fightin' for what we need. Too many people in poverty, way too many. I have two new songs on my face book page , im not tryna get at you for a record deal, i feel God wanted me to get this to you. my artist name on the face book is "LG RYDA" 2 new songs, one is judgment day and the other is called shoot to kill em demons. But yo GOD BLESS YOU , and stay strong because we can only get stronger.

Sincerely, Lg Ryda

bishopsworld's picture

BRA-MF'n-VOOOO! I feel u! DONT GIVE UP n LET THAT LIGHT SHINE BRUH! it may dim. it may flicker. BUT NEVER LET IT GO OUT! I AM SENDN SUPPORT'n SURVIVAL ENERGY 2 YA BRUH! NAMASTE'!

JESSICA MALIK's picture

i got ur back boy. ride or die fan. I had kept every cd u had in my cd changer all while u were gone the last time, they r still there jus waiting to add more. waitin for that no mercy cd. u keep it real your fans will keep it real and stand by your side. we all go through our own trials and tribulations, we all have our own demons to face. but only the strong will survive. the ones who have faith and knows GOD wont give u anything u cant handle. u got to change for u first then everything else will fall into place. it doesnt stop here, there is too much more you have to do. i want more movies, music and whatever else u got planned, like u said u came too far especially to keep a fine talented brother like ur self down. there is no where else to go but up. one day before i leave this place, i will hopefully get to meet you. got mad luv and respect for u.

michael31078's picture

If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us , we'd all be millionaires " abigail van buren " and experience is the one thing you cant get for nothing "oscar wilde " some people cant appreciate the honesty in your music and message's and for me it always hits home in one way or the other and your perspective on all the things in your life that have happened and the way you relay them make shit alot easier knowing that even the best of us make mistakes and bad choices and some people couldn't be honest with themselves never mind the world as you are thanks for the music and messages and most importantly the honesty on whatever it is your thinking " got the mind and the muscle" " T.I"

Sugapoo's picture

Very well said Tip, for real. I applaude you for not only "getting it" but expressing to us that you get it. Growth starts the moment you recognize there's a need for change. Keep growing sweetie cause when it's all said and done, you're the only one that really have to live with self everyday, all day. I don't know you personally but you've introduced the world to Tip and T.I., maybe it's time for you to introduced the world to Clifford-the gifted young man that GOD created...just a thought:). Prayers of strength, grace, favor and mercy to you and your entire family.

stinejuanita's picture

u should forget about life in america, come to norway and make me happy . i love u

mickey james's picture

t.i. and tiny. my husbands in jail to so mrs tiny just keep your head up and trust in t.i. and god. you know he dont put more on you then you can handle. i believe hes doing the right thing so that man must really love this family not to many men will do this. im gonna be honset i dont know the whole story as to what happened but remember you guys dont have to answer to know one but god. tiny its hard but just be there for him as i sure he would be for you and let him know he can always count on you. i just wanted to let yo know i feel you and believe me it will be okay. just keep looking forward to the night he gets out. just learn from this you can and he can get passed this.

batmans*mami's picture

U r standing because God has u standing. U stumble because trials n tribulations shake u but GOD don't let it break u. U trip because the grounds are weak n can't hold u but God is holding ur feet so u don't slip. U fall because u chose not 2 trust God n thought u knew betta but GOD picked u up and told u to trust him. GOD will c u through it all their is NOTHING u can do in this life and come out on top WITHOUT GOD. I put that on my life, I will sacrifice myself and go 2 calvary with that. GOD love's u TIP thru tha times of sucess and tha times of strife he has never left u, n the awesome thing is he neva will. PRAISE THA LORD! No matter what TIP keep ur faith in GOD, don't let joys or disappointments destroy what u already knw that if GOD is 4 u who can b against u. The enemy has NEVER beaten GOD nor will he~ he is a fuccn snake that slithers this earth jus like tha wicked haterz that wanta knocc u n call u a fan. How u hypocrites gonna call ur self a fan n bash this man that is human? Take a damn look in tha mirror n c how fucced up ur life is cuz JUDGEMENT day is comin n yall betta get ur chit right wit GOD cuz hatin, envy, n jealousness of TIP is really what u want 2 b askin GOD 4 mercy 4? Leave this man alone n stop hatin chit we all human n we all make mistakes air out ya'll's dirty laundry n let other folks critize ya'll, that is such a weak spirit ya'll seriously NEED GOD. GIVE ur battle 2 GOD and let him fight this spiritual warfare 4 u TIP. CUZ GOD ALAWYS WINS!!!!
Keep ur motivation 4 u TIP and keep ur ambition for ur kids and wife.
LONG LIVE THA KING n thatz we$t up!

ella4life18's picture

i luv u T.I . You are the KING. Dont let haters get u down.

wljblkgirlrock's picture

Wow! I really feel you. Find comfort in the fact that no matter what your past may look like, your future is unwritten. You are a man now and have been blessed with talents and wisdom to share with your fam and fans. As as fan I was disapointed that you had to got to jail, but as a fellow human being i understand that everyone makes poor choices and unfortunatly yours are being played for the world to see. Tip: continue to learn from this, TI/King; hurry up in come back, CH: "a saviors just a sinner who fell down and got up".... Peace and much love!!!

Simone's Mom's picture

The last thing he's going to need is someone judging him. There is NO one here who hasn't done something they're not proud of. The difference is at times, our moments of defeat may not be as severe as his, but we are not short of doing unfavorable things in the eyes of the almighty. T.I, keep your head up, pray and you will be restored! Let the nay sayers be your motivation for greatness. When you return home, make family number 1. Be an active participant in your children's education.

st.i7's picture

wow so that was really t.i writing tht message?
like foreaals foreals?!!
if it waaas theenn i wanna let you knooww thaat im your number 1 fan
trustt mee. if you were here in el centro and you would ask any of my friends who
i love theyll say t.i haa theey know itt ;D
i love youu sssooo muuchhh xD
youur like the real deal you say reaal stuff not like other rappers tht just talk about sex money weed and all tht stuff.&thts why your fans love you & always will! Me more thoo (:
well immmaa miiss yyouuu

Vanessa_4's picture

OMG WOW I LIKE KNOW ALL WAT U SAID BUT THERE IS NO EXUSE IN WAT U BEEN DOIN LIKE YUR SELF TOGTHER AND LEARN FROM YUR MISTAKES BE CUZ REALLY WAT U DOIN AINT REALLY GODD U ARE HOW OLD AND U STILL RUNNIN OUT OF JAIL U SHOULD BE OVER WIT THA ONE U NEED TO GET YUR SHIT TOGTHER BE A MAN U CALL YUR SELF A MAN BUT WAT U DOIN IS NOT RIGHT U GOT KIDS TO TAKE CARE OF

klong's picture

I'm sorry to hear that. but i myself have lost my father when i was 12. no Shit it is hard but you just have to think what is best for me and my family. You cant always think of what people are gonna say. People will always say shit but you must take a look down deep and ask yourself. Is this worth all the trouble...Life is a bitch but you must remeber to meet GOD half way if you ever want to overcome this pain. I praise GOD daily and still ask for help along the way. you must always give praise before wanting something. Remember GOD even on your most happiest days of all. This is more rewarding when you do so. GOD will give back after you meet him halfway... KJLONG

chykoseason1's picture

it aint eazy King,but u must understand dat ur d only one who takes responsibility 4 ur actions,but dat dont make d rest of us saints.....b strong.i knw ur strong.......live ur lyf.positively cus we gat ya bak...........

CesarKp's picture

Respect lots of respect for what you do, i mean chillin, in the ride, on the mobile playin your tracks just changes everything keep on doing what you do

abdsfgg101's picture

Dam T.I....I can feel you pain bruh! In order to for people to understand where you are going or what you are doing they must first must first understand where you coming from you want you been through in the past! men be strong and keep you head up i would always be your #1 fan no matter what you are a great and strong person who got determination, faith strength and courage to come back up on your feet whenever you got trample down! everything in life happen for a reason or specific purpose just try not to let the past be a issue in your present forget about the past and move on with you future presence the things that happen to you before let it be a motivator of making you a stronger individual! if that what you were born you do then so be it we all just have to accept the fact and appreciate the real you T.I.! A STRONG AND DETERMINE PERSON! FANS LETS NOT ISSUE OF THE PAST STOP YOU FROM SUPPORTING TI. SUPPORT HIM WITH YOUR HEART AND NOT YOUR MIND!! APPRECIATE HIM FOR WHO HE REALLY IS AND WHAT HE ARE OR WHAT HE DID BEFORE!!! NOT FOR HIS POPULARITY BUT FOR THE REAL PERSON! T.I. YOU WOULD ALWAYS REMAINS MY #1 RAPPER! YOU ARE MY MOTIVATOR! YOUR LYRICS ARE TRUE! T.I. If you're angry about the past, you'll be angry forever. That's how long the past lasts. SO LETS FORGET ABOUT THE ANGER OF THE PAST and make the future a successful one! trying to learn by your mistakes! peace

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