Success Clues Of TI
For his first major-label deal, he signed with LaFace in 1999. Later, he formed the southern hip hop trio P$C, as well as his long-time pals and fellow Atlanta rappers Big Kunty King, AK, Mac Boney, and C-Rod.
His departure from Arista led him to join Atlantic Records. It was in 2003 that he founded Grand Hustle Records, his own label imprint.
Harris has produced several studio albums. It is estimated that seven of his albums have sold more than one million copies. With the number-one success of his track “Live Your Life,” he joined a select group of musicians who have had a song from their own record dethrone another song from the top of the charts and occupy the first and second spots on the list simultaneously.
When he appeared on Atlanta rapper Bone Crusher’s hit record label “Never Scared” in 2003, he started to get widespread attention.
He made a lot of money at the time with the release of his studio album “Trap Muzik,” (Trap Music) which included songs from the Top 40. During this time, he’s become quite well-known in the United States.
Next, he and Lil’ Wayne performed on the popular song “Soldier” by Destiny’s Child. “Urban Legend” was the debut album of rapper T.I. that year. It was his third number-one record, “Paper Trail,” released in 2008, and his most commercially successful to date.
Pharrell Williams and T.I. collaborated on Robin Thicke’s hit single “Blurred Lines,” which peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100. His 10-year contract with Atlantic Records terminated in 2013, thus he signed with Columbia Records. “Dime Trap” and “Paperwork” were both released by him in 2018.
Additionally, Harris also established a successful acting career. He appeared in films such as “ATL,” “Takers,” “Get Hard,” “Identity Thief,” and “Ant-Man” and the sequel. T.I.’s Road to Redemption,” “T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle,” and “The Grand Hustle” also starred Harris.
On the other hand, “Power & Beauty” and “Trouble & Triumph” are T.I.’s two published books.