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  • August 16, 2011
    Trapmuzik's picture
    Message From T.I.
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    What up world? This will be my last message from Forrest City. Just reaching out and sending my love, respect and appreciation to all who have been ridin’ with me throughout this chapter in my life and not just recently but since all the things started happening one after another back in ’06. From Big Phil’s murder to my beautiful little angel Leiah being called home to heaven, to my arrest in ’07, the 1st prison sentence in ’09, to this last journey that I’m nearing the end of. A lot of people who are aware of all that has happened to me in my life say that there aren’t many men who could have endured and withstood so much pain, pressure and turmoil while managing to remain sane and keep their wits about them. I must say that I wouldn’t have been able to do so without God’s grace and having a strong support system behind me every step of the way. So often we spend time acknowledging the presence of “haters” and all the negativity they send our way but we don’t take the time to acknowledge and appreciate all the ones who love and support us and supply us with the positive energy we need to overcome. We complain about the pain so much that we don’t even notice how much stronger, wiser and better of a person the suffering has allowed us to become. I heard Pac say once “To live is to suffer and to survive is to find meaning in that suffering.” I later found out it came from an author by the name of Friedrich Nietzsche. When I heard Pac say that it was just some hard shit to hear your favorite rapper say before he kicked a verse. Now that I’ve gone through it and grown from it those words have a real true meaning to me. I know this won’t be my last battle with adversity but it has truly prepared me for whatever else may come in the future. For that also I’m thankful. Now it goes without saying that I hate I had to come back to prison for these 10 months but I am truly grateful for the knowledge, growth and understanding I’ve received from the experience.

    Next time you hear from me I’ll be back out there with you. Doing for those who can’t do for themselves and speaking for those whose voices are never heard. When I touch down, I’m going all the way back to square one, like I’m fresh in the game and never sold a record. Back on some I’M SERIOUS, TRAP MUZIK shit… But until then RESPECT to all who deserve it. I’ll be back at you in a minute.

    - KING

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on August 16, 2011 - 10:41am

What up world? This will be my last message from Forrest City. Just reaching out and sending my love, respect and appreciation to all who have been ridin’ with me throughout this chapter in my life and not just recently but since all the things started happening one after another back in ’06. From Big Phil’s murder to my beautiful little angel Leiah being called home to heaven, to my arrest in ’07, the 1st prison sentence in ’09, to this last journey that I’m nearing the end of. A lot of people who are aware of all that has happened to me in my life say that there aren’t many men who could have endured and withstood so much pain, pressure and turmoil while managing to remain sane and keep their wits about them. I must say that I wouldn’t have been able to do so without God’s grace and having a strong support system behind me every step of the way. So often we spend time acknowledging the presence of “haters” and all the negativity they send our way but we don’t take the time to acknowledge and appreciate all the ones who love and support us and supply us with the positive energy we need to overcome. We complain about the pain so much that we don’t even notice how much stronger, wiser and better of a person the suffering has allowed us to become. I heard Pac say once “To live is to suffer and to survive is to find meaning in that suffering.” I later found out it came from an author by the name of Friedrich Nietzsche. When I heard Pac say that it was just some hard shit to hear your favorite rapper say before he kicked a verse. Now that I’ve gone through it and grown from it those words have a real true meaning to me. I know this won’t be my last battle with adversity but it has truly prepared me for whatever else may come in the future. For that also I’m thankful. Now it goes without saying that I hate I had to come back to prison for these 10 months but I am truly grateful for the knowledge, growth and understanding I’ve received from the experience.

Next time you hear from me I’ll be back out there with you. Doing for those who can’t do for themselves and speaking for those whose voices are never heard. When I touch down, I’m going all the way back to square one, like I’m fresh in the game and never sold a record. Back on some I’M SERIOUS, TRAP MUZIK shit… But until then RESPECT to all who deserve it. I’ll be back at you in a minute.

- KING

Comments

Angelo's picture

We all cant wait for you
Respect for the KING

Laya_2011's picture

Just wanted to inform you that you are truely missed and there aint another rapper out here that can take your spot. There's only room for one "KING". So keep your head up and know there will always be support behind you. I can't wait til you return and shut the game down. I'll be looking forward to seeing you back on the charts and influencing me and others through your music.

dawn's picture

MY KING IS BACK SOON!!!!!...THIS WILL BE THE HAPPIEST DAY IN MY WHOLE LIFE!!!!

Rscott's picture

Simple1's picture

LETS GOOO!!!!! THE LAST PARAGRAPH GOT ME HYPE TIP IS GONNA COME BACK HARD N I CANT WAIT BACK 2 SQUARE 1 LETS GOO TIP!

krbinc's picture

see you soon TIP. KEITH AND MOMMA RO

jay nike's picture

Listen man, glad to see you only got a little over a month beating your meat every night. (LMAO) It's funny how everyone swears to be the King but when you get out you will see all the same people taking there little shots, subliminal or direct at the one they really know is holding that down. Finally, as far as the theory of taking it back just remember that that concept is the problem with New York. They always talking bout bringing something back. You can go back to certain aspects of what you were doing 10 years ago, but you have to show forward growth also. We know you can write a song, we know have great flow, and we have seen glimpses of your lyricism. I think your forward growth to go along with going back to some basics is simply focusing on your lyricism every track. Keep it pimpin, pimpin.

thaladyv's picture

Even though you have been through the struggles in life that you have, I admire your endurance, because I can relate to where you came from to get where you are. I am raising four sons and trying to get them on the mindset that you can go as far as you want in life no matter what obstacles may come as long as you make the right choices. My 8 year old loves your music and has aspirations of becoming a rapper one day and I tell him to keep at it, keep going until you reach your dreams, and at the same time stay focused on education. This is one other thing that I admire about you, your intellect speaks in volume. You have street mentality, but you don't allow it to interfere with your goals and your overall message. Nobody is perfect, we all make mistakes, but there are just far fewer exposed for these mistakes b/c of our status in life. Celebrities get put on a different outlook b/c of who they are, people get arrested day in and day out on an array of crimes that are far worse than the ones you have, but you already know how that goes!! I just wish you the best on your return because yu are also one of my favorite artists! Contrary to the popular opinion of the friends I have met in NC, it is not just because you are a "GA rapper" and I'm from Savannah LOL!!! I really like your music and your swagger and the message that you bring!! Keep doing what you are doing!!! Much Love

Jakob's picture

Can't wait for the KING to come back! We here for you homie

T.I. the best rapper in the world!

RICH BLOOD's picture

yea ti you a good dude. i got my side but yo side holds more weight. you do it for us so we can do it for them. keep pac words and share your life fuck everything that dont matter so we a know what not to deal with. my name trey im from the east side of detroit. im going threw my own valley but i keep my head up so atleast they can still see me. peace my good friend let these dudes know we are the few good men.

SmC12's picture

Going back to square one? AWESOME! Can't wait till you get out and go back to what you do best!

Just don't go totally back lol. You've achieved alot throughout your career and are definately one of the best things that's happened to hip-hop. None of that money and stupid stuff. You speak real shit and I respect you for that. And the fact you always accept full responsibility for your actions like a true man is just great! And not forgetting you're a genius with the mic. Keep it up. Haters gonna hate, but your fans are always waiting for your return. Just don't do something stupid again, focus on what you do best, not what you try not to be.

Respect the KING!

T-Moh Carter's picture

We R Waiting 4 Your Return Mr. T.I. & We Support U 2 The Last Day In Your Life
Free T.I.

mills's picture

PLEASE, go back to the I'm Serious and Trap Muzik days. That's when you built your fan base. Your true fans atleast. You've been deserting us as of lately. You need to speak back on what's realevant; the hustle, the sturggle.

Gwen Udontkno Jones's picture

Can't Wait.... U are very much Missed
Without Mistakes there can be no learning,,, Keep Ur Head up cuz the time is growing near

miguel duke's picture

IM SO EXCITED TO SEE YOU BACK IN THE GAME T.I. WE ALL MISS YOU

Ms.Shonnie AKA Slim's picture

FREE TI

Ms.Shonnie AKA Slim's picture

Did TIP just say TRAP MUZIC? HaHaHa! I LOVE the old TI, thats who I fell in love with. The lyrics, the fire, the energy, that HUNGRY TI, that make u wanna turn the music up & drive fast. Tip has the a energy & a flow that NO other rapper has on this planet! We been waitin on you Tip, its time to show these SUCKAS! Everytime u go 2 jail these sucka a** rappers wanna hop on the track talkin bout they king & they the best. Blah, Blah, Blah. C'mon now Tip, We waitin on ya. You have a whole army behind you, that genuinely loves you & wants nothing more but to see you succeed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Keeping you & your family in my prayers. . . . Shonnie*

Omegaki314's picture

Miss
you
TIP

@Bash_TI's picture

The wait is almost Over ! Free T.I #TeamTi

M.E.'s picture

I listen to what you say here and even in your songs. And when im down it help me get thru the day. Thankx man!

T.I.P. the K.I.N.G.'s picture

Oh shit! I'M SERIOUS AND TRAP MUZIK shit, the game better be prepared for this.

teyip's picture

teeyip! shawty lo got do piggers. whatchu gon do baby? how you gon respond? he know you from rivadale

Neli Kamenska's picture

very wise.. we are all here for u !! Respect !!

mgibbs420's picture

bring that hard shit when u get out... "flying down 285 but im focused". ATL misses u.

CoCoCarmella's picture

Wise words

MissEbay's picture

Be strong my baby, God's not finished with you yet. Love love love you T, see u when u get out.

jamesm's picture

Amazing message T.I. Your music is amazing and you are an amazing rapper

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