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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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Trapmuzik's picture
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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parrish's picture

you can easily tell who is black in these comments by the poor spelling..why don't "you people" ever stay in school?

parrish's picture

he is exactly where he belongs....now lock up that lizard lookin Hoe that he married...bitch looks like a monster in a movie...his music is lame too..he's got no talent.

parrish's picture

"these people" are born criminals..they are ignorant Crime Apes,lousy parents,clownish,whiny,shallow,uneducated,illiterate,violent,arrogant,ugly & belong in prison long-term..he needs to stay there until 2035..and that ET lookin wife of his that is 4'2" tall & looks like a martian.

parrish's picture

don't commit crimes & you won't go to prison..what's so hard to understand about that? you were actin all thuggish & ignorant when you were free..now you gaoota pay the price & you're crying like a 5 year old girl..whatta sissy.

+. Jenche .+'s picture

I feel realy bad for U..
A comment from me to u. When u get out Plsszz don't do ceazyy things to go back in ..!!
I no life is hard.. cause mine is soo hard thai i don't wanna get with it..!!
But stay strong & think that your fans wil be always with U ..
Caribbean Girl... Much L0Ve 4 U!!!

fdotpeek's picture

BOI STOP!!!! Nah seriously stop writing these notes from behind bars if you want to see daylight again. The internet is nothing more than a way to trip you and your words up for down the road. Talk to your family ONLY no one else need to know your personal life but you and God. As a fan I'm tired of hearing interviews what about the music, what about the albums like KING and Trapmuzik. Get back to making them records shawty, if you need help look me up when you get out and I'll help you get your perspective back in perspective. 1

QueDee10521's picture

Yes you are responsible for your situation at the moment. Yes it is hard to go through. Yes you can get through it. Yes a lot of people look up to you. Yes you are in control of where life takes you next... ( besides God's purpose). Yes T.I. is imperfect the same as everyone else on this earth. In all actuality God is in control. His last say so on your life is all that matters. Sometimes you have to go through hell to make it to heaven!!! They ridiculed Jesus Christ too, not to make the comparison, but in the end all these trials YOU are going through, could possibly be making a way for others make it through. Not the ideal situation, who wants that responsibility, but if that's what God intended to for, He will make sure you will make it through also. Love you T.I. Keep you eyes' on the prize.

Dee_2's picture

Brazil feel you man, but, is time to take the control of situation. You a grow man, you get in a position when all of you homies and child look up to you. Is time to be a example of superation and lesson learn. I know you be more than you show untill now. Is life over drugs, you can pass this. You make us believe and now I pray to Lord to you believe in a Rehab in all the senses. I support and pra for you TIP, keep bein' a KING, but now in other fase. Give ia best and bring back the dream. Luv ya.

Dee
from Brazil

Keep on Moving's picture

YOu say your tired of going to jail? THEN STOP F*CKING GOING! NOBODY MAKES YOU BREAK THE LAW, BECAUSE THAT IS HOW YOU GO TO JAIL BY BREAKING THE LAW!!!!!!!!! sTUPID EVERY N*GG* CRIES THE SAME SONG WHEN OR EVERYTIME THEY GO BACK HOME. STOP MAKING FURLOUGH TRIPS INTO THE REAL WORLD LIKE YOU BELONG HERE. THE ONES THAT BELONG HERE IS THE ONES THE KEEP DOING THE RIGHT THING FOR THE RIGHT REASON. JAIL HAS NEVER TAUGHT ANY MAN HOW TO BE A MAN THAT IS SOMETHING YOU ACQUIRE BY ENDURING. YOU! KEEP GETTING A BREAK FROM HAVING TO BECOME A MAN A BY GOING TO JAIL. STOP CRYING AND MANUP!!!! DO YOU THINK YOU REALLY WAS THE KING OF THE SOUTH NO DOUBT WHERE SOME OF MINES AND YOUR ANCESTORS HAVE SUFFERED JUST TRYING TO BE FREE AND YOU WANT TO CALL YOURSELF A KING! STOP PLAYING YOURSELF AND YOUR WIFE HAS TO BE JUST AS SILLY BECAUSE SHE GOING WITH YOU. YOU ARE DEFINATELY NOT PEOPLE I WANT MY KIDS TO MEET OR FOLLOW. YOU ARE NO DIFFERENT THAN THE DUMMY'S OUT HERE WITH GUNS AND IGNORANCE THAT MY KIDS HAVE TO DODGE TO GET TO SCHOOL. I HOPE YOU RESPOND TO MY POST I WOULD LIKE TO LET YOU HAVE IT. HOLLA!!!

T.I.PWIFEY10's picture

KING, YEA WE ALL GO THRU OUR UPS AND DOWNS!! DNT GIVE UP!!! I UNDERSTAND WHERE U COMING FROM HELL EVERYTIME I TURN AROUND ITS LIKE SOME OF MY PEOPLES ALWAYS LOCKED DOWN!!! MAN HOLD YA HEAD UP GOD IS REALLY TRYING TO TELL YOU SOMETHING!! ME AS YOUR #1 FAN IM PRAYING FOR YOU AND UR FAMILY!!!! I WILL ALWAYS BE DOWN WITH CLIFFORD T.I.-KING HARRIS PLEASE BELEIVE THAT!!!! AND TO ALL OF T.I. HATERS WE THROW THA MIDDLE FINGER UP TO YALL!! EVERYBODY MAKES MISTAKES HELL WE HUMAN T.I. GONNA COME BACK BETTER THAN EVER!!!! LET GO AND LET GOD HANDLE IT!!! LOVE YOU KING!!! YOUR #1 FAN LADY T!!!!

Nickatnite's picture

Clifford "T.I. -The King “Harris, Please Keep your head up!! I really feel like God is trying to get your full undivided attention. You will make it through this STORM!!!! You are truly blessed even under these circumstances. You may not see the break of day now, but if you order your steps according to God's will, you will come out even better than before!!! Your #1 fan is praying for you and will always be down with T.I.!!! WE ALL FALL DOWN BUT WE have a choice to get back up or stay down!!!! Get your butt back up and get it together!!! This too shall pass!!!

atlantacollegestudent's picture

Stop making excuses! You must assume that your celebrity status allows you to do what ever you want and that there are no consequences. You have fans that feel for your situation and you had a fan like me that is tired of you getting in trouble. You get in trouble and then call on Andy and God to save you. Grow up! And when you get out of a prison I know there will be a 'party' - like going to jail is something to be proud of - hopefully you want get into anymore trouble. You talk about being fatherless but what are you doing to ensure that your children do not become fatherless...obviously nothing because you believe the 'world is yours'...well T.I it is not.

shayshay_2's picture

TIP I FEEL YA AN DIS MESSAGE JUST KEEP YOUR HEAD UP IN DERE DO IT FOR YOU,YOUR FAMILY,AN YOUR FANS.WE BE WAITIN FOR YOU TO GET OUT.....FREE HIM REALLY SOON

Rick's picture

From a fatherless, 43 yr old whiteboy lobster catcher from Maine. Ive been a fan since I heard you with JT. Paper Trail played all summer 2009 on my lobsterboat DE$IRE and I can tell u this, your lyrics ring true Tip even when your in a small town in rural Maine.Like you say "let go and let God deal with it". No matter what you have done I can feel the "positive vibe" in your work and your actions.
Keep your head up high King and try to live in the moment, because its all we can do.
If you're ever up North this far come to Harpswell and see what our version of Deadliest Catch is like. Garrentee you can walk down to the wharf and not another crusty lobsterman will know who you are.

irisdawn's picture

I don't think it's fair that Lindsey and Paris aren't getting the same treatment as you, I'm not rich but I do realize that there are two sides to fame the black side and the white side but hay thats every day life I hope you will keep yo head up and stay four steps ahead of em and just enjoy life yo kids and yo new bride and stay out of trouble when you touch down, oh and pray a lot it helps.

Ms. Diva's picture

I have to agree with a few others, you do have real friends, fans, and family out here holding you down and who will FOREVER hold you down. I REALLY DON'T CARE WHAT HAPPENS, I'm always going to be a fan of yours. As I stated in a letter that I sent to you, I feel like you're family to me. And since I feel like you are family, why shouldn't or why wouldn't I stay down for you, like I do with my family?! You remain focused in there, and don't feel like you owe the world ish because you don't. At the end of the day, WE ARE ALL HUMAN, we have all made mistakes, and we have all had to deal with tough times. However, it's all about what you do to bounce back, and move forward. You have a great support system, so you will be just fine REGARDLESS. Just hold on, and know that you do have REAL FRIENDS, holding you down, BELIEVE IT!!! Love ya lots...

Carrie's picture

Tip you are the realest motherfucker I know. You will be just fine. Just focus on what you gonna do later and not whats poppin right now. I know its gonna be hard but the Lord only puts on you what you can handle. You will forever be in my heart no matter what and I'm sure there is plenty of us real motherfucken TIP fans holdin you down.Prayers and Love

KROZ's picture

singing. ......I was born by the river
In a little tent
Oooooh and just like the river
I've been runnin ever since

It's been a long
Long time comin'
But I know a change gone come
Oh yes it will

It's been too hard to live it
But I'm afraid to die
Cuz I dont know what's up there
Beyond the sky

It's been a long
Long time comin'
But I know a change gone come
Oh yes it will

I go to the movie
And I go downtown
But somebody keep tellin' me
Don't hang around

It's been a long
Long time comin'
But I know a change gone come
Oh yes it will

Then I go to my brother
And I say brother help me please
But he winds up
Knockin' me
Back down on my knees

Ohhhhhhh
There have been times that I thought
I couldn't last for long
But I know I think
I'm able to carry on

It's been a long
A long time comin'
But I know a change gone come
Oh yes it will
---
........ KEEP YA HEAD UP AND STAY PRAYED UP!

samantka's picture

T.I, I really love you and your family. I'll most definately keep you in my prayers and always remember it doesn't matter what the devil or your haters say becuase through it all God has the final say so. Love You and I can't wait till you get back! :)

MrWilliams1987's picture

Tip, no matter what the situation may be throughout your career. Me and my sister; Shana will love you and pray you until your new album came out. "No Mercy" is the much anticipated hip-hop album since "King." All due respect, Tip, all due respect. God bless you, keepin' pimpin', pimpin'. GRAND HUSTLE 4 LIFE! P$C. Love, Shawn!

imjusjasmine's picture

TIP,
I have always believed that if you don't do something for yourself, you will be unable to maintain the momentum. I am not going to pretend as if I am not disappointed in you because I was but life happens and people you love do disappoint its nice to see that you are learning from your mistakes and have reached this turning point in your life. I've followed your music a long time and I look forward to your return. You sound angry and down but this too shall pass and it was necessary for you to reach this point so you could say these words and really mean them. So stay focused, stay up, and stay blessed.

Jasmine

Daisha's picture

TO KiNG: MAN i LOVE YU TIP..JUS PLZ KEEP YA HEAD UP && ALL YOUR REAL FANS ARE WAiTiN ON YU TO GET OUT..i KNOW EVERYBODY NOT PERFECT BECAUSE EVERYBODY MAKE MiSTAKES..YU CAME TO FAR TO LET BULLSH*T BRiNG YU DOWN! DO WAT YU GOT TO DO && NEVA GiVE UP..CUZ i GOT YA BACK ALWAYS TIP! -DAiSHA

Thabiso's picture

To King: Like you said, it doesn't matter how many times you fall down, it's how many times you get up, & you have done that! Let your character take you where u want to go, and do BIG, when you get out again. I Will support u and your fam, you make good music, keep inspiring, and speak your mind!

'Shen'

Grand Hustle_2's picture

Tip, I really feel ya. So does every real fan. While I read comments on Rap-up.com, I couldn't have believed what people said. They claimed that they are your true fans - but they hated on you on the other hand. Comments like he can't apologize on his father figure; why aren't then Jay-Z and Kanye in prison all the time? really bugged me out. I can't imagine the way you feel. But as you said in No Matter What: God will take you to hell, just to get you to heaven
So even though it's heavy, the load I will carry
Grin and still bear it, win and still share it
Apologies to the fans, I hope you can understand it
Life is changing directions, even when you ain't planned it
All you can do it handle it, worst thing you can do is panic
Use it to your advantage, avoid insanity matters
To conquer every obstacle, make impossible possible
Even when winning's illogical, losing is still far from optional
Keep ya cheat out, head up.
We love ya, Tip.
Keep doing that shit for you and you'll do it well!

Cakesiest1's picture

unfortunately this thing called life comes without instructions. U stay encouraged - u r not the 1st 2 make the choices u'v made n u won't b the last n any1 who can't identify shuld fall on their knees and thank God for His Grace n Mercy instead of sittin n judgement. T.I. do yo thang - i'm prayin 4 u n ur family!

C-LOS's picture

real talk man fuck all them haters they just a bunch of fake assess.you will get through just keep your hopes up partner.

...'s picture

But nah... I got to do this shit for me!!!

Know that by this very acknowledgement, you have released the handcuffs. The rest is just a formality. Many prayers to you.

instigator36's picture

I believe you will come through this with your head held high and standing straight -- my prayers are with you and your family -- and for anyone else who has a comment: judge not lest you be judged. Who among you is ready to have the world's eye turned on your life in minute detail? Could you stand for everyone to see and feel free to comment on and and all of your actions (real and exaggerated) and all of what you hide in private under the media glare? If not, then shut the F!@#! up

GodIS's picture

I agree with Troy2227...Everyone with money MENTION God, but dont do His work. Rapping about loving and having money, getting sucked/_ucked, using guns, and anything that is totally against God and His truth is not pleasing to Him. So how do we just mention Him in our time of need, despair. That is not fair for us to treat God that way. God is fair. He is loving. I am soooo in love with T.I.. Not because of any other thing but the fact that I see him fighting in God's army. I see something in T.I. that maybe he doesn't see in himself. He is gifted. He was given a gift by the Most High. Hallelujuah. I believe that T.I. will come to realize his gift and stop playing with our Father. T.I. use your gifts for the work of the Lord. He is soon to return. You are so precious. You are so smart. You are so sweet. You are this way for a reason. Lead the people to Christ. You have a calling. People love you. I love you. God loves you more than all of us. He wants you. He is calling you. Money is nothing. Fame is nothing. When God calls you, you have to give all that up. Do it now, willingly. The Bible says that it will be HARD for a rich man to enter in. You know why. I can't wait to see you fighting that good fight. Your voice. Your lyrics. Your swag. Everything you have is precious. Give it God. Oh, what a mighty mighty man you will be. God is AWESOME. HE is bigger than money, cars, women, big houses, material things. GOD IS. Look towards the hills, Tip. Your help cometh from the Lord. When God is finished with you, they betta watch out. I love you so much. Its almost like I know you personally (I mean we know your best friend is my cousin's father and Cap was very close to my cousin Reggie who was shot and killed) BUT I mean, spiritually, I feel like I KNOW you. You are going to rise again, sweetheart, but you have to rise with one thing in mind, pleasing God. Serving God. Not doubleminded. I am praying that this is your "oven" and you will come out as pure gold. I love you!

A Kansas Fan's picture

Just want you to know my continuous prayers go out to you and your family! Just remember God will not put more on u then u can bear-He knows your worth. Myself and the rest of your fans love and miss you......

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