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  • December 07, 2010
    Trapmuzik's picture
    A Message From T.I. #4
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    So here it is...NO MERCY, the most honest and intimate installment of my life story as promised. Hope y'all enjoy it and it lives up to the very high standards I've set for myself  or anyone who's to be considered one of the best.  I must admit it takes a lot to go through as much as I have and still keep the love in your heart and in your art. But at the end of the day, if that's what it takes to produce the music that keeps the world of hip-hop evolving on it's axis....Then even the lowest of the lows of my life was all worth it. Thanks again for your prayers, your time and attention.  And remember....It does'nt matter how long it'll be before the next time you see me.  What matters is that I'll be a better man before that time comes.  The longer I sit, the smarter I get. 

    I'd like to give a vey special thank you to all the fans who've been writing me and lifting my spirits everyday.  I read all of them.   Although I would never be able to write you all back...I'd like to list as many of you individualy as i can and thank the others collectively.   It's a relief to know that there still are people who see a man with a life and not just another headline in the news.  Most of you sound very concerned and optimistic at the same time about my situation.  Let me assure you all that I am deffenitely keeping my head up.  I don't consider myself done by far.  Also many of you are convinced as I am that God has a plan for me that he's preparing me for.  How do you tell God Almighty that all you wanna do is LIVE LIFE ???  What if all you wanna do is be a father to your kids, a husband to your wife, and son to your mother while providing insightful motivation through music and lending a helping hand when posible to those who need it most.  Well guys...That's the topic of discussion between me and the MOST HIGH at the moment.  I'll keep you posted on how it turns out.  Who knows maybe you can look foward to hearing the dialogue between us set to music on the next album...which I'll be announcing the official title to sooner than later. But until then, thanks again for all your understanding, love and support. Y'all take it light and be eazy.

    - Love King.

    SPECIAL THANK YOU TO THE FOLLOWING.....

    Shenna Gwynn & Lyric Ransom ?Columbus, Ohio

    Courtney Chappelle ?Syracuse, NY

    Elice Mitchell ?Dallas, TX

    Marie Scott ?Tucker, GA

    Damien Bouchet ?Orlando, Fla

    Aaliyah Mathews ?Powder Springs, GA

    Trevor Toodle ?Morehead, NC

    Asti Williams ?Rockford, Illinois

    Ari Hotep ?Memphis, Tenn

    Tawana Troup ?Long Beach, MS

    Justin Evans ?Centerville, GA

    Blake Hinson ?Panama City, Fla

    Tay Louie ?Upper Marlboro, MD

    Julia Throm ?Galloway, Ohio

    Angela Lawton ?Pontiac, Mich

    Monique Watts ?Atlanta, GA

    Aaliyah Matthews- 3 times ?Powder Springs, GA

    Shannon  Pennamon ?Marietta, GA

    Fred Mickle ?Trenton, NJ

    Daniela Vega ?Hawaiian Gardens,CA

    Wendy Smith ?Anderson, SC

    Cheryl Hagan ?New Orleans,LA

    Anice Austin ?Philadelphia, PA

    Dondear L. House ?Milwalkee, Wis

    Monique Watts ?Atlanta, GA

    Judy Kenley ?Saint Louis, MO

    Kristina Reider ?Appleton, WI

    Tawana Troup ?LongBeach, MS

    Sabrina Edwards ?Garland, TX

    Dominique Mario Vega ?El Paso, TX

    Erika Vruce ?Norcross, GA

    Wendy Smith ?Anderson, SC

    Beckum ?Florissant, MO

    Vanessa Jackson ?Atlanta, GA

    Brandi Hinkson ?Los Angeles, CA

    Misay Beel ?Fishers, IN

    Lisa Johnson ?Houston, TX

    Lotoya D. Young ?Lawrenceville, GA

    J.B. ?Acworth, GA

    Marla Cummings ?Kennesaw, GA

    Ozie Daniels 3rd ?Stone Mtn. GA

    @TR_Harris TCR' Harris ?@NhuNhuSwagg28 Miss Nhu Nhu ?@SheleeDelores Shelee Corner ?@immacheckuboo SPETTY ?@netta1019YUUUP NETTA FELDER ?@shella78 SHELLA LUJAN ?@stellaririfan Ms Cherry ?@iennewegJahya Jahya ?@tundekakaaki akintan tunde ?@Sexybarbie1_STC Barbie Harris ?@BobbyBucks Bobby Bucks ?@iCuteasaButton I AM BLESSED ?@TeflonDon305 Rick Ross ?@Stappz Stappz ?@GoodDank Olajuwon ?@iCzzleManFly Mistah Kang ?@tipnation ?@IAm_LV LV ?@kenkartasasmita Kenny Kartasasmita ?@elegantlyiam Kaitlyn Bessie Mae ?@NemoDiddy Tony Stark ?@MrTreyJ ?@dadsmistake Reshod Eura ?@Pink_FridayHo3 Just Me ?@Bri_Lucas Briana Lucas ?@Folz_d Folz..... ?@GoodDank Olajuwon ?@SensationalRoc Jason T. ?@mizzjjones Serenity J ?@tiinababe CHRISTINA ?@ItsQueenBitch Sarah Bectaweezy TIP ?@joemellea Joe Mellea ?@KingPenn King Penn ?@Bash_TI Bash Bunza™ ²º¹º ?@MrTreyJ Trey Johnson ?@YoungRichArtist Young Rich ?@ARAYmusic A-RAY ?@Gunzo47 Enebeli Akose ?@DiamondsBroette His BITCH .... ?@1BUSINESS C. Black -- Humble ?@BobbyDrakexxx Bobby Drake ?@HeartsCBHearts Nikkie Brown ?@Deondre017 Deondre Johnson

     

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on December 7, 2010 - 8:08am

So here it is...NO MERCY, the most honest and intimate installment of my life story as promised. Hope y'all enjoy it and it lives up to the very high standards I've set for myself  or anyone who's to be considered one of the best.  I must admit it takes a lot to go through as much as I have and still keep the love in your heart and in your art. But at the end of the day, if that's what it takes to produce the music that keeps the world of hip-hop evolving on it's axis....Then even the lowest of the lows of my life was all worth it. Thanks again for your prayers, your time and attention.  And remember....It does'nt matter how long it'll be before the next time you see me.  What matters is that I'll be a better man before that time comes.  The longer I sit, the smarter I get. 

I'd like to give a vey special thank you to all the fans who've been writing me and lifting my spirits everyday.  I read all of them.   Although I would never be able to write you all back...I'd like to list as many of you individualy as i can and thank the others collectively.   It's a relief to know that there still are people who see a man with a life and not just another headline in the news.  Most of you sound very concerned and optimistic at the same time about my situation.  Let me assure you all that I am deffenitely keeping my head up.  I don't consider myself done by far.  Also many of you are convinced as I am that God has a plan for me that he's preparing me for.  How do you tell God Almighty that all you wanna do is LIVE LIFE ???  What if all you wanna do is be a father to your kids, a husband to your wife, and son to your mother while providing insightful motivation through music and lending a helping hand when posible to those who need it most.  Well guys...That's the topic of discussion between me and the MOST HIGH at the moment.  I'll keep you posted on how it turns out.  Who knows maybe you can look foward to hearing the dialogue between us set to music on the next album...which I'll be announcing the official title to sooner than later. But until then, thanks again for all your understanding, love and support. Y'all take it light and be eazy.

- Love King.

SPECIAL THANK YOU TO THE FOLLOWING.....

Shenna Gwynn & Lyric Ransom ?Columbus, Ohio

Courtney Chappelle ?Syracuse, NY

Elice Mitchell ?Dallas, TX

Marie Scott ?Tucker, GA

Damien Bouchet ?Orlando, Fla

Aaliyah Mathews ?Powder Springs, GA

Trevor Toodle ?Morehead, NC

Asti Williams ?Rockford, Illinois

Ari Hotep ?Memphis, Tenn

Tawana Troup ?Long Beach, MS

Justin Evans ?Centerville, GA

Blake Hinson ?Panama City, Fla

Tay Louie ?Upper Marlboro, MD

Julia Throm ?Galloway, Ohio

Angela Lawton ?Pontiac, Mich

Monique Watts ?Atlanta, GA

Aaliyah Matthews- 3 times ?Powder Springs, GA

Shannon  Pennamon ?Marietta, GA

Fred Mickle ?Trenton, NJ

Daniela Vega ?Hawaiian Gardens,CA

Wendy Smith ?Anderson, SC

Cheryl Hagan ?New Orleans,LA

Anice Austin ?Philadelphia, PA

Dondear L. House ?Milwalkee, Wis

Monique Watts ?Atlanta, GA

Judy Kenley ?Saint Louis, MO

Kristina Reider ?Appleton, WI

Tawana Troup ?LongBeach, MS

Sabrina Edwards ?Garland, TX

Dominique Mario Vega ?El Paso, TX

Erika Vruce ?Norcross, GA

Wendy Smith ?Anderson, SC

Beckum ?Florissant, MO

Vanessa Jackson ?Atlanta, GA

Brandi Hinkson ?Los Angeles, CA

Misay Beel ?Fishers, IN

Lisa Johnson ?Houston, TX

Lotoya D. Young ?Lawrenceville, GA

J.B. ?Acworth, GA

Marla Cummings ?Kennesaw, GA

Ozie Daniels 3rd ?Stone Mtn. GA

@TR_Harris TCR' Harris ?@NhuNhuSwagg28 Miss Nhu Nhu ?@SheleeDelores Shelee Corner ?@immacheckuboo SPETTY ?@netta1019YUUUP NETTA FELDER ?@shella78 SHELLA LUJAN ?@stellaririfan Ms Cherry ?@iennewegJahya Jahya ?@tundekakaaki akintan tunde ?@Sexybarbie1_STC Barbie Harris ?@BobbyBucks Bobby Bucks ?@iCuteasaButton I AM BLESSED ?@TeflonDon305 Rick Ross ?@Stappz Stappz ?@GoodDank Olajuwon ?@iCzzleManFly Mistah Kang ?@tipnation ?@IAm_LV LV ?@kenkartasasmita Kenny Kartasasmita ?@elegantlyiam Kaitlyn Bessie Mae ?@NemoDiddy Tony Stark ?@MrTreyJ ?@dadsmistake Reshod Eura ?@Pink_FridayHo3 Just Me ?@Bri_Lucas Briana Lucas ?@Folz_d Folz..... ?@GoodDank Olajuwon ?@SensationalRoc Jason T. ?@mizzjjones Serenity J ?@tiinababe CHRISTINA ?@ItsQueenBitch Sarah Bectaweezy TIP ?@joemellea Joe Mellea ?@KingPenn King Penn ?@Bash_TI Bash Bunza™ ²º¹º ?@MrTreyJ Trey Johnson ?@YoungRichArtist Young Rich ?@ARAYmusic A-RAY ?@Gunzo47 Enebeli Akose ?@DiamondsBroette His BITCH .... ?@1BUSINESS C. Black -- Humble ?@BobbyDrakexxx Bobby Drake ?@HeartsCBHearts Nikkie Brown ?@Deondre017 Deondre Johnson

 

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masone209's picture

In Jesus Name....pray for God's sake, and REST the mind.....than God shall put you at ease at the right time!

Changedthegame's picture

Hi T.I.P.

I want you to know first of all that we love you. Not because of your "fame" but because of the words put into your songs that have enabled me to get to know you. I have listened and learned you. And because of THAT, I don't care about TI, I care about T.I.P. Baby, I am old enough to be your mom; but relate to you because of my path. Unfortunately you cannot be just a "father" or a "husband". You already know...(lol) that the strong have to show the "weak" the way to go....that in spite of all the repercussions that come from our experiences; we can surpass them. If you did not get"caught" you would not be able to walk the path of superceding the things that normally come with experiencing the life of poverty and pain that you did; and therefore show that you can be "delivered" from those things. We cannot skip that step; as much as I would like to think that we can; we cannot, I'm not in the spotlight as you are...I am of an older generation that needs a "young" person such as yourself to show the "truth" of life. I don't fit into my peers because of my life experiences; BUT the key is to WANT or DESIRE for BETTER. Everyone who struggles does not want BETTER. THAT is where your MINISTRY, unfortunately for you comes in my dear. YOU have to PUBLICLY show the walk; whereas I'm doing it behind closed doors. BUT this is why I am DOWN for you and have SUPPORTED you more than you even know.

Cassandra

kita's picture

ya tru fans will always hold ya down..u jus keep ya head up ur strong...

dportis47's picture

In the heart we are holding you down!

sammie_22's picture

alwayz kipin it real even in the hardest times...now thats how its suppoz to be....stay high man..dont 4get HE alwayz answerz...love@

j@zzy's picture

Great words.. no wonder ur king, anway stay on top of ur game and may the Father answer ur pr@yers and keep u safe, continue to be the great man we all know u r. Love ya. Peace

Queen B's picture

Have a blessed day and wanted you to know that you are Loved by Many! Buffy C

oneent's picture

We truly appreciate you and what you bring to the game and the ATL community. No Mercy is a classic, Welcome to the World of the G.O.A.T. My entire family loves you men & women from 2 to 60 proof in and of itself. Your flow is indeed legendary, you kill every feature, you spit perfection. You prophesied your position in I'm Serious, proclaimed you were King & proved it. "In order to play me baby, you gonna need a track from God featuring Jesus & Jay-Z (You are Serious). I'm very proud of you and elated to say you are from the A :-) No Matter what love you're still growing and becoming a better man, keep growing indeed and we'll keep supporting. BTW my nieces birthday was on 12-7-10 and of all the gifts she received guess which one she loved the most (No Mercy)

browntoewonders's picture

You do not tell God Almighty that you want to live life.You thank God Almighty for giving you life each day you arise. The trials and storms soon shall pass and yes you are being graced, God almighty knows your heart and you gonna come out shining...Continued Blessings to you and your Family....

jay nike's picture

Cool TIP. I just got to say the album is good. As a man it would be hard for me to write you and express some things maybe I will one day though because if you read it I think it may bring some incite to some of your fans.

zelmar's picture

I'm not surprised :P I knew that this album will be number one. You're the best rapper on the world, the King, my inspiration!

I hope you're proud of yourself!!!

tipnation's picture

tip= best rapper. follow his biggest fanpage @Tipnation

wadedd's picture

we all waitin for your freedom , man keep doin yo thang , do it everywhere , from prison to yo house !

mistycaluv's picture

its great when an artist can address his fans....im pickin up this cd today to support!

sruf's picture

Haven't got the album yet, but later tonight I will have it. I'm praying for you everyday T.I. I have faith that all the bad will only make you stronger than ever before. LONG LIVE THE KING!!!

yeaisaiditandwhat's picture

I stated in a previous post, I don't really listen to much rap or hip hop. I love every song you put down the same way I did when Tupac was puttin it down. I do not listen to any other rap or hip hop artist, because I can't relate to what they are talkin. Good job T. Much respect on your ability to put your world and the world around you in song format and make it my world.... Take care dude!

Bren's picture

T.I .your words and songs inspired me in so many ways ..keep up and the good work and continue to use the Gift god has given you .No one is perfect in this world and i hope that God continues to bless to bless you and your family.Keep inspiring people like me ,Thank you .
Hope you come around Asia to have a concert one day .one love pimpin .

Jakob's picture

Got the album today and it's GREAT

T.I. the best rapper in the world!

D-Roc's picture

I am from forrest city ark...I know this is a big day for you.. The music business need this album bro..I was up extra early to get the album. great work from ya.. you never let your fans down..your always honest thru your music bro..
Before you know it," you will be out seeing you family and promoting your next album and movie soon. Keep your head up homie.. your music uplift alot of people..your the realist in it homie...
be eazy...see ya soon..

miguel duke's picture

T.I. your album is doin so goos already #1 itunes dats what up i hope you come ou a much better man and keep your head up and i'll be patienty awaiting your next album ....much love to u pimpin

Kylee's picture

UP EARLY THIS MORNIN HAD TO GET NO MERCY..SCREAM N....AWWWWW..IM LOVE N IT..GOT ALL YA CDS..AND THEY HOT..BUT NO MERCY. IT WAS WORTH THE WAIT..KEEP YA HEAD UP T.I. WE ALL MAKE MISTAKES... WE WOULDNT B HUMAN IF WE DIDNT JUS KNOW I GOTCHA BACK ...ALONG WITH THE REST..PEACE AND LOVE...GO GET THE CD IF YOU AINT GOT IT YET..CAUSE IMMA GET ANOTHER FOR THE HOUSE..(ALL SMILEZ)ITZ BLAZE N

PaperTrail20's picture

I just heard that the album is already #1 on iTunes TIP!!! Im about to get to Best Buy to get my copy!

Angelo's picture

You are the best King
this album is a fire!
was worth the wait
no mercy!

Diva4real's picture

I just want to say this not only are you going through I desire that you grow through these experiences and like they say life is the best teacher! U know I wish u and the family the best. I'm proud of you being a strong black man, and a compassionate man at the same time. Once you realize that ur a chosen man it becomes an honor to be a T.I through the good and the bad! Diva4Real supports a strong black man, even though you felt like u failed at that moment, I'm glad that U chose to Get Back Up. That is my ringtone! Have a blessed life. Diva4Real XOXOX's!!!!

Dust---Raul Blanco's picture

No mercy!!!
Un disco con muy buenas canciones,,,y sinceramente una pasada de CD......
No me cansare de escuchar No mercy!!!Impresuionante

King of Kings Lord of Lords's picture

As i sit here and think of all the things i seen that you.,... been through, and what parts of life life has shown you, i do., understand the masters plan. and you, too, so put it all together and be you.As a man i can only recieve what he gives which is alot considering the 36 years i've been here delivering.And one of those things i mediate is that struggles and time in this time., well, needs wine. or substance to placate..... all the damnedest things we consume and agrivate., our bodys and minds wait., for the day when god provided for our souls and we ate.On a higher plain., know this. that god is here and that your issues are my issue read the bible know whats missin dude.,...Until you, see me, on top. Those petty things will not stop. keep your people out of trouble here's a tissue some are missin you. love,Jesus.

Your Love's picture

T.I. i'm sure you know that your album is #1 on Itunes already. Plus your songs All She Wrote, Welcome to The World, Poppin Bottles, and Castle Walls are on the Itunes charts as well. We miss you TIP and we gone hold it down for you. #NoMercy.

FDL54's picture

i wrote you too but whatever, it's NO MERCY!

EMMACULATE's picture

HEY I COPED NO MERCY AT AFTER MIDNIGHT!!!! WORD HOTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT FIREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE ALBUM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! BY RIGHT THE BEST ALBUM YET.....JUST CHECKING UP ON YOU BRA!!!!!SEEING HOW THE KING IS FEELING.... AND YOU DO KNOW MY NIGGA U R NOT ALONE.... REAL SEE THE REAL AND REAL PEOPLE GOT YOU!!!!! YOU R ONLY LOSING THE FAKE. AND THE SUCKA FUCKS.......SO ON THAT NOTE THANK YOU FOR FEEDING ME WHAT I NEED TO HEAR AND FOR ALL THE REAL SHIT YOU SPEAK ON... YOU KEEP ME ON THE PATH OF THIS MUSIC SHIT!!!IT GETS HARD BUT I WILL KEEP DOING THIS SHIT CAUSE OF MY WIFE AND 4 KIDS AND GIVING UP IS NOT IN MY BLOOD LINE PERIOD...DO TO YOUR MOTIVATION IT KEEPS A LOT OF DREAMS GOING!!!! THANK YOU (EMMACULATE) !!!!!!!!!!!!

Fernanda Harris's picture

AWW I LOVE YOU!

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