Birth name: Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr. Also known as: T.I.P. Born: September 25, 1980 (1980-09-25),Atlanta, Georgia, United States Genres: Hip Hop Occupations: Rapper, songwriter, record producer, actor Instruments: Keyboards, sampler Years active: 2001–present Labels: Grand Hustle, Atlantic Associated acts: P$C, Young Dro Website: trapmuzik.com *T.I. or T.I.P., is an American recording artist, film & music producer, and occasional actor. He is the founder and co-chief executive officer (CEO) of Grand Hustle Records. T.I. has released six studio albums (I`m Serious,Trap Muzik, Urban Legend, King, T.I. vs. T.I.P. and Paper Trail) with latter four being highly successful on the commercial market. He has released such successful singles as "Bring Em Out", "What You Know", "Big Things Poppin` (Do It)", "Swagga Like Us", "Whatever You Like", "Live Your Life", "Dead and Gone" and "Got Your Back". He has served three stints in county jail, twice for probation violations and once for a U.S. federal weapons charge. While currently serving 11 months in jail he will release his seventh studio album, No Mercy. T.I. has also had successful acting career staring in the #1 movie at the American box office Takers and in ATL.