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Reviews // 6 Articles
Last Night a Trap Boy Saved My Life: T.I.'s Urban Legend
28 Jun 2011 // 9:07 PM
I realized I couldn't seek comfort in the music me and Daddy shared. I needed something raw, music that would hit me in my chest where only natural, involuntary muscle movements indicated I was still, technically, alive.
The Best Hip-Hop of 2008
11 Dec 2008 // 3:00 PM
A return to the mic nine years in the making, a hip-hop supergroup of sorts, and Tom Waits beatboxing: this year's top-shelf hip-hop is equal parts anticipation, teamwork, and wha?!
T.I.'s Winding Road to Redemption
12 Apr 2009 // 5:00 PM
The road to Grammy-winning rap star Clifford "T.I." Harris, Jr.'s positive outcome may be paved with good intentions, but self-interest fuels the journey.
9 Nov 2014 // 9:03 PM
Paperwork is an album that doesn't have to be long to be expansive, but it's stuffed full of songs anyway. If you sift through them, you'll find some great moments, though, ones that suggest T.I.'s best days may not all be behind him.
T.I.: Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head
8 Jan 2013 // 6:20 AM
T.I. (mostly) returns to trap rap in an attempt to deliver what No Mercy probably should have been. Perhaps not amazing, but certainly reinvigorating.