T.I. Recording New Album While Under House Arrest

T.I., who is currently under indefinite house arrest while he awaits his trial on federal weapons charges, is keeping himself busy by working on his next LP. According to Entertainment Weekly, Tip is six tracks deep into the new project, which will be called Paper Trail. The new album’s title is a reference to the fact that the Bankhead native is writing his lyrics down, something he reportedly hasn’t done since his first official LP, 2001’s I’m Serious. “He wanted to take more time to really put something down [this time],” his rep explained to EW. Tip was released from federal custody on October 26 after posting $3 million bond. U.S. Magistrate Alan Baverman placed him under house arrest with heavy restrictions. The rapper must wear a GPS tracking device to monitor his movements, and any visitors to his residence must undergo a criminal background check.

  • Dre P.

    Yes Suh

  • kas

    bad ass for tip myspace.com/breakinthakingdom they just got signed check it out

  • j

    myspace.com/breakinthakingdom my homeboyz got signed…t.i gonna have fire i think

  • http://yahoo datpiff

    first its gonna be a banger

  • Dre

    T.I. is soo fuckin tite son

  • mississippiboyjb

    Datz sum bullshit. Oh tip been freestyling since Im Serious? Dis shit geting like WWE. First!!

  • Chicago

    “The new album’s title is a reference to the fact that the Bankhead native is writing his lyrics down, something he reportedly hasn’t done since his first official LP, 2001’s I’m Serious. “He wanted to take more time to really put something down [this time],” his rep explained to EW.”

    This shit is getting out of hand. Your not Jay-Z or Big so write your lyrics down. Your an average rapper with them written or not. Ever fucking rapper thinks they have this God given talent which they dont.

    • brebre

      yeah I like T.I. and all but that’s bull. LMAO.

  • cool

    cool

  • GuJu HuSsLa

    Firstt Bitches…Paper Trail…Big Tingz A Gwan…

  • JustKC

    Hey Im a TIP fan. Not a huge fan but a fan. But I don’t think he’s been fresstylin his lyrics. Jay does it, Biggie did it, Kanye SAYS he does it, Common does it, and Ja says he does it. But no offense to the south, but I dont think most of them do that. But hey if he does maybe he can push out another classic like KING!

  • N.O. 4 life

    dont nobody write nomore…anyway it doesnt matter cause its not that hard to memorize what you wanna say if you think its good

  • http://kellsfetish.com Lo-Doe

    Who cares about T.I.? He should be locked up for the fact-why would he go in and purchase guns? He supposed to have foot soldiers to do that and the people talkin about Free T.I. Silly ass album title “Paper Trail”. Down South rappers have some dumb album titles compared to cats in New York.
    Chicago what’s good? 87th & Stony

    • http://www.gregdowns.exploretalent.com GMoney

      Nigga for all u up north cats niggas in the south been freestyling for ever this shit aint new dawg! at least when we freestyle we talking bout shit that real niggas can relate to rather than just throwin big words out in the air that ryhme without making since and you talk about album names lets not go there because niggas up north have named so dumb ass shit for albums just as the south! do you hmwk before you talk dirt! EX:WHO WOULD NAME A LP STREET DISCIPLES!LOL! NUFF SAID!

  • nigga4life

    to recover the money of atlantic moguls

    he need alot of money to recover his houses and grandhustle records

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  • Worley

    These dudes definitely need to start writing. That’s probably a part of the reason why rap has become trash.

    On another note: let’s not forget TIP was shot at and his partner Big Phil was killed. We don’t know what’s going on in his life or why he needed the guns. Stop hating.

  • ahki

    Tip doesn’t freestyle look up the making of his “Help is Comin” on youtube and u will see his notepad while he was in da studio

  • Ghost Deini

    I don’t know what’s wrong with all of you, but Jay-Z and all them other guys somebody mentioned don’t freestyle on the album. Nobody is that good. He memorizes the lyrics in his head, and he can do his verses in ONE TAKE. If they freestyled the on the album, it would have to be in one take, cause you can’t edit freestyles, or do them over, it just wouldnt be a freestyle now would it? You people are really dumb if you think people are freestylin their albums. Not mixtapes, but on the real albums. Nobody freestyles anymore anyway. A select few, that’s it. YOUR ALL IDIOTS.

  • Trickdd

    TO GHOST DEINI HAVE YOU EVER SEEN LIL FLIP RECORD A ALBUM HE WELL FREESTYLE ALOT OF HIS SHIT RIGHT OF THE HEAD

    • krime

      Yea but dats y lil flip is trash… tip goes harder

  • Rednose pit bull

    who gives a shit?

  • THE_TRUTH

    THIS NIGGA JUST SEE THIS SHIT AS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO RECORD AND PROMOTE A NEW ALBUM BEING THAT HES IN HOUSE ARREST AND ALL THIS MEDIA ATTENTION A MOVIE OUT WITH HIM STARRING. SOUNDS LIKE A BUNCH OF BS THAT HE AINT WRITE DOWN HIS LIRICS BUT THEN AGAIN MOST THESE DOWN SOUTH RAPPERS LIRICS ARE SIMPLE AND CATCHY SO THE IDEA WOULDNT BE TO FARFETCHED LOL.. HOUSE ARREST CAN BE A POSITIVE FOR THIS NIGGAS MUSIC CAREER THE NIGGA CANT GO NO WHERE.. MAYBE HELL PAY MORE ATTENTION TO WHAT HES DOING MUSIC WISE AND NOT BE DISTRACTED BY ALL THE OUTSIDE BS THAT THIS NIGGA BE DOING WHEN THEY LIVING THE LIFE SUPPOSIVELY. THEN AGAIN HOW CAN U HAVE UR HEAD CLEAR WHEN U FACING SERIOUS JAIL TIME. MY STAND ON THIS MAKE SOME DOPE MUSIC B4 U GO IN AND GET READY TO DO SOME TIME NIGGA.

  • DirtDogggy

    That could explain why his lyrics are big elaphanttitus nuts sacks.

  • WeezyFbaby

    yo fuck lo-doe he dont know shit about t.i. As for the freesytle part, i doubt any rapper freestyles like that except maybe weezy

  • Trickdd

    YOU CRAZY NIGGA FLIPGATES GOTS ANY NIGGA N DA GAME ON LOCK FREESTYLIN HE THE FREESTYLE KING YOU DONT SEE NOBODY TRYIN TO SAY THEY THE FREESTYLE KING COUSE THEY NO WHO IS

    • Krime

      nigga u must really be on dat syrup cuz lil flip is fuckin trash.. FAR from being a “freestyle king”… i can name countless niggaz dat freestyle WAY better dan flip… jay-Z for 1

  • Ghost Deini

    Why do people think flip is so great? He’s average at most. He’s not the worst, but he sure ain’t close to being the king of anything.

  • Beast74

    Ya’ll some hatin-ass bitches. You ni66az will never amount to shit. HATE ON HATAZ!!!!!!!!!!!

  • az$$rugerman

    hasn’t wrote down some lyrics since 2001?? get the fuck outta here, but’s its almost believable because T.I. isn’t lyrical at all and his rhymes are simplistic!!! (“Whatcha know about that” , “24′s”, etc.). So let me take that back then, maybe he ddnt write a damn thing…
    then i gotta comment on Flipperachi— yes’ ol dude can flow, but when your content/subject matter is elementary then you don’t deserve an honorable mention cuz i got homies that can flow for days about bullshit or even relative shit for all that it matters… either way this cat dsnt deserve a damn trophy or anythang!!

  • The Dude

    Look T.i.p never said it his self they make a lot of shit up and no one thinks that but i am a real fan of hs and think he is a better song writer than everyone in the south wayne included but fuck north rappers and everyone from up there i’m from d.c and i hate ny rap other than redman and don’t say shit to me about go-go i hate it too but you do have people in the south that can spit like bun and face, 3000 but quit hatin on tip he’s going through shit and ya’ll have the ordasity to talk about what he can or can not do if so you would not be on here talk about this shit so get a major lable deal the dude

  • wut it do

    Hate hate hate. Wut more can yall do? glad 2 see yall stayin on yall jobs! Shawty made bout 12 mill or betta last year, pockets ain’t hurtin. Belive dat. Freestyles or remembered rhymes, you try doin it and sell a mill plus albubums or have a number one album or even win jus one award, then say sumtin. Matta a fact check the history, “get a benz and I’ll value your opion then”! Hold ya head TIP!

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  • sSt

    tip just needs money to recover the bail money…….that why he is doing this album

  • mac millz

    DAMN I CAN SEE THAT NONE OF YALL THAT IS SAYING U CAN’T GO IN A RECORD AND SONG OF THE TOP OF YOUR HEAD HAVE NEVER RAPPED A DAY IN YA LIFE. IT IS VERY POSSIBLE THAT U CAN DO A WHOLE CD WITHOUT WRITE’N ANYTHING DOWN THE RIGHT BEAT BRINGS SHIT OUT OF U THAT U DIDNT KNOW THAT WAS THERE IF U A TRUE MC U HAVE RAPS SWIRLING AROUND YA HEAD ALL DAYS AND WHEN U GET THAT MAGIC MOMENT WHEN U CONNECT WITH A BEAT IT JUST COMES OUT. BUT WHEN U TAKE YOUR TIME TO PUT ALL THOSE RHYMES TOGETHER AND WRITE THEM DOWN IT’S 10 TIMES BETTER CUZ NOW U ARE ACTUALLY THINKING INSTEAD OF GOING OFF A FEELING SO I THINK THIS LP IS GONNA BE A CLASSIC ESPECIALLY WITH ALL THAT HE’S GOING THROUGH HE HAS ALOT ON HIS MIND.

  • sean_izzle

    T.I. has never been Hip Hop or an MC because he DOES NOT rhyme with different words in his lines and his lyrics isnt storytelling or mean anything(trash lyrics with no message)

    But i really like his music because of the beats (especially DJ toomp beats)and thats why my no.1 anticipated album was the T.I. and dj toomp collabo, but they never mentioned this here

  • East ST. Louis

    T.I. is gonna flop and thats coming from a t.i. fan. he is doing too much shit right now. he just need to sit his ass down let some of those P$C n****s put out an album that will never sell and then come out with an album in like 1 year and 10 months. cause im tired of hearing bout T.I. all the time. and i hope he dont start getting all those remixes and bringing some weak ass verses like he been doing this year.

    T.I. just take a damn break.

  • http://XXl.Mag LongliveDaKing-GuttaBlaque_Th3 KingZ

    Really who gives a fuck…wait till the shit cums out…if it does…

  • http://www.yahoo.com Streets Is Watchin

    He should have his first single like his top back verse is only screwed “money real big, choppers is still here, they catch me wit it fuck it i’m doin my lil bid” Thats hot fiya right there son dun

  • http://source.com theone

    fuck the south i hate these dumb ass country niggas.they fucking up the game with that silly bullshit they be coming out with.stop calling yourselves emcess and calling that wack ass music hiphop that shit aint even rap.
    its just crap.southern rap is the fungus on the cancer of the hemroid on the ass of ignorance.your whole coast has single handedly destroyed hiphop

    • http://xxlmag demarcus

      Half of yall dont know shit about ti.all yall doin is hating cuz da man makin mo money then ya parents do.and 2 da bitch who said fuck da south fuck u.all yall do is pop shit over da internet but yall still da same lame from a year ago.i rep ATL 2 DA FULLEST!!!yall just mad cuz dey shining da light on da south and da north is at da bottom.i bet yall wont come down here and back up yall words yall poppin i bet u get a hole in ya dome wit dat chopper.ti is da muthafukin king of da south.respect it or check it haters.end of decussion!!!

  • Peru

    Ya’ll niggas is crazy, he starred in what movie??? I know ya’ll not talking about American Gangster, he was in like seven scenes and he got killed by a stray bullet in a fucking heroin house!!! He didn’t star in that shit, he was IN that shit…”I wanna be like you uncle Frank”…weak ass actor!!! Weaker Music Nigga!!!

  • austriashope

    Yea the kid gon come back with some serious heat yo…i mean he invests his time smokin and pourin at home yo…sick shit love tha nigga….grandhustle boi…

  • Yung Boy

    T.I is trash jus like this album gon be he don’t talk about nothing but his self and he can barely do that he jus need to leave rappin to a better MC lik kanye or Jay-z

    P.S Him freestyling his whole album GIT THA FUCK OUTTA HERE!!!!!!!

    • TI BIGGEST FAN

      I’ve been reading some comments on here and alot of y’all are just hating on TI. For one, america is a free country and we all live our life the way we want to. So stop hating on the guy because he got BIG THINGS going on for him. If you don’t like him keep your comment to your self or just lube it up your *ss. TI is a great guy, he’s strong, helpful, caring and very much talent. Most of all he’s the KING and no one can ever take that from him. So please leave him alone and mind y’all business. F**k the haters and y’all go get a life.

  • Peg-Leg

    Since this is the case, the only southern rapper who will still use this method is Lil Weezy, so u know.

  • Daring5

    Let me school you guys in on something. As far as talent, T.I. is one of the best rappers not just in the south, but period in the current state of Hip-Hop. If you listen to his first record all the way through “T.I. vs. T.I.P.”, you can see the growth and lyrical strength that he’s developed through the years. Now the fact that he freestyles his albums are questionable, but you cannot deny his lyrical ability. So before all of you haters disrespect someone’s craft, grasp understanding of their history.

  • http://3624sealy ajjames

    i know t.i. album is gonna be laid out.the best of all time.

  • http://dentbianca@yahoo.com bianca dent

    the people that don’t like t.i is a buch of haters, hating that he is a great rapper.

  • http://www.longdicky.com big dick playa

    Ti Be repen his shit

  • AJAY

    IM a KILLER FAN of TI
    i act like him
    b like him
    ………..
    ………………im another TI of INDIA….;-\\\

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