T.I. MTV Reality Show Coming Next Month, Hopes To Set Teens Straight

As T.I. prepares to go behind bars in March, he will have the cameras rolling in an effort to set teens on the right course.

The Associated Press reports that Tip’s upcoming MTV reality show “T.I’s Road to Redemption: 45 Days to Go” will be premiering next month, and the Atlanta rap giant hopes the show will scare teens straight.

The rapper, born Clifford Harris, was convicted of felony gun charges last year and as part of his plea deal was sentenced to 1,000 hours of community service, to be completed before his March 27 prison date, as well as a year and day behind bars.

T.I.P. said he has already done 864 hours and during an interview with the Television Critics Association yesterday (1/9) he added, “This show is in addition to (that).”

The MTV reality series, which started filming in June and will continue until March, will debut on February 10. – Elan Mancini

  • http://www.hip-hopkings.com Stu

    So when rappers careers come to an end, they get a TV show…meh. Real hood shit.

    • Jamal7Mile

      That’s a good way to knock out those remaining community hours. What, 140+ hours left? AND get paid doing it? AND keep your name on TV/online/media/etc? Sheeeit! That’s BRILLIANT!!

  • http://www.Myspace.com/GulleeBoy Gullee Boy

    We started this movement Jan. 3rd

    THIS MOVEMENT IS CALLED,,,30 DAY HEATWAVE…. EVERYDAY FOR 30 DAYS WE WILL BE GIVING YOU A NEW FREESTYLE

    THIS MUSIC PLAYER WILL BE ON THE LEFT SIDE OF MY MYSPACE PAGE
    CHECK IT DAILY HOMIE

    http://www.Myspace.com/GulleeBoy
    30 DAY HEATWAVE

  • JERZEY

    NOW ALL THEY GOTTA DO IZ GIVE GULLEE BOY HIS REALITY SHOW. THEY SHOULD GIVE HIM ONE SO ALL DA WACK ASS NIGGAZ LIKE HIM SPITTIN WHO THINK THEY HOT GET DA MESSAGE, JUST CAUZ U COULD MAKE WORDZ RHYME DONT MAKE U A RAPPER OR MC IT MAKEZ U LIKE GULLEE BOY A GARBAGE ASS MOTHAFUCKA WHO CANT TAKE DA TRUTH. DUMB MOTHAFUCKAZ WHO ACTUALLY THINK THEY GOT A SHOT, I AINT HATIN ON NOBODY, I JUST SPEAK DA TRUTH, THIZ NIGGA WANTED NIGGAZ TO CHECK OUT HIS SITE SO I DID, I TOLD THIS NIGGA THEY WONT FREESTYLEZ AND HE NEED TO FLIP HIS STYLE, THIS NIGGA STARTED POPPIN SHIT INSTEAD OF TAKIN IT LIKE A MEN, AND I KNOW HE BE TAKIN IT, BUT BESIDEZ THAT FUCK THIZ NIGGA AND HIS MUSIC, U FAKE ASS NELLY, SOMEBODY GET HIM A BANDAGE.

    • drox

      @ JERZEY
      damn men that was cold… But I checked the site out and wasnt even remotely immpressed! Sry Gullee but u’re shit aint that immpressive! “she bad” was the only track I could withstand passed 15 secs! But the other shit sounds like beats taken from soulja boy catalogue! Myabe it’s cause a south thing but none of that shit appeals to ppl like me from NY!
      but goin back to the main post, I guess no one knows more bout the justice system than a man wit multiple felonies right?? ps- u gotta love bein rich cause it’s only then u can get community service and do an mtv show as part of it;)

      • NAWLEDGE

        Yo Drox, it aint a south thing. Its a GARBAGE nigga thing. His shit was not impressive at all.

        Ayo Jerz, he has you on Day 9. If you have a myspace you should check it out. And Gulle, get a YouTube. He has you on there also.

        FIGHT!

    • Jamal7Mile

      Yeah, I’ve been following yall two’s back and forth beef.

      Haven’t heard Gullee yet because of NO positive feedback… but Jerzy, Yo! (kinda Redman quote) I damn near gotta check him though… (hi, Ice Cube).

      See how I did that? Jerzy, you promoted him mad negatively (repeatedly) and he responded! FIGHT, FIGHT, FIGHT!!

      Now I gotta go to the site and listen, just to see what yall 2 so conflicted about!

      • http://www.Myspace.com/GulleeBoy Gullee Boy

        Tell Jerzey listen to Day 9 of 30 Day HeatWave…. I gave dat fool a word at the beginning

        • pk47 aka prince of philly

          kill yourself

    • http://www.Myspace.com/GulleeBoy Gullee Boy

      Go listen to Day 9 of 30 Day HeatWave, you on there pussy

  • Trickdd

    Why would there be a picture of Suge right beside a T.I. story?

  • REAL TALK 09

    TIP, U can have whateva U like!…LOL…get all da money why u hot bruh…if it aint broke don’t fix it….

  • ChRi$

    ThIz ShOw Iz OnLy GoNnA PrOdUcE SoFt NiGgAz N ChAnGe ThA HoOd NiGgAz InTo BiTcH NiGgAz…HeZ GoNnA TelL “TeEnZ” HoW 2 NoT FuCk Up, N GeT CaUgHt WiT ShIt LiKe HiM?!? LoL…PlUs WoRd Iz He SnItChEd…

  • tony grand$

    I’m not even goin to GB’s myspace. That way, ill just be entertained by the goings-on of yall cats, unbiased. Fuck bein a rapper these days.

    Anyhoo, TI is in a precarious situation. He makes street music, lived a street lifestyle until he got knocked, now he made a complete 180 in front of a live audience, so to speak. Now, will his music change? Can he still rap bout the same shit as before with any believability? Does anybody give a shit one way or another?

    I feel him on the humanitarian efforts, but if he’s now tryin to preach to the kids, it can’t be all for show. Which may mean his career as a recording artist is done. Reality show usually means
    A) ppl can’t get enough of u or B) its bout time to bow out gracefully.

    Time will tell for old Cliff. But hey, in the grand scheme of things, with the exception of 16-21 year old girls, who really cares?

    *$*

  • dwi

    weak….oh WOW ! a whole year!!! what a fag… mtv is gay

  • Clever

    OK, I know this might seem a little mean, absurd, harsh, but fuck it, its been long over due, its a lot of illiterate bastards floating around in my Hometown. Its a lot of you simple minded idiots on misplace, so this is a song I wrote for all you illiterate simple minded muahphukka’z LOL! its an old song but its all so true. Its a lot of so-called DOPE BOI WANNA BE’S IN THIS CATEGORY TOO! LOL! You bitch ass Rappers are not Excluded. Go take a listen, if you feel offended, then it must be true, if you feeling it, it must be true, until then, thanks and, pick up a book.

    Your Best M. C. alive Period CLEVER DIABOLICAL
    mrclaytonlittlejohnakacleverdiabolical

  • amar

    what happens if it gets canned like money and the power? where does he do his extra community hours then? Cause historically, i’m not sure there’s been a rapper reality show that didn’t get canned asap lol

    • Jamal7Mile

      Flav ended his show on his own terms, I think. 3 seasons, right?

      Tip only got 140+ hours left. I could complete that in a month, being lazy.

      On air or off the air, if you put the hours in… I think it count. Never been in that situation though.. never want to be, either.

      Rapper reality shows that weren’t canned? Again, Flav ended it (and spin-offs follow it to this DAY). Run’s show still look strong (and his daughters are about to spin off a new series).

      ..aah, I’m just saying. I’m buzzed and ranting, go ask Tony Grand…

      • tony grand$

        ^^ yeah, this guys like Barney on “The Simpsons”. His typing smells of Jack & Coke on the rocks. Sniff ur screen & see.

        I fux with Runs House, altho that show’s about run its course (pun intended). Money & Power was just a bad concept period, sorta boring, the cussin was the best aspect. I don’t see the TI shit really settin the fire they’re lookin for, but he’s doin it big right now. Flav is just a clown ass coon, he can make a show about finding the right pair of sox, & America wood tune it, fuckin monkey ass nigga.

        But, I bet if Kanye had a show, it wood b midly entertainin, just bcuz he’s so eccentric now. They could follow him round the world as he tries to find himself (no homo). Weirdos make gr8 stars.

        *$*

        • amar

          lol but come on, pretty sure flav’s shit would’ve been canned anyway (in fact, maybe that’s the real story) even if he didn’t end on his own terms…but 3 years is good for a rapper reality show

          RUn’s show though, is just terrible. I wasn’t aware they still make that shit. They need to stop asap.

          As for fiddy’s show, i’m with grand, the cussing was the only hilarious part. “Get the fuck outta here” cracked me up every time…and that cheesy white guy with the braids. Props to trump for saying 50 bit his concept and saying it’ll fail in a few episodes, before the shit even started.

          even making the band, where all rappers had to do was be rappers…failed miserably. If that shit is still on the air, they need to wake up too

  • lazie

    wow gullee boy is garbage…garbage ass lazie ass flow how the fuck does he get 300 plays a day lmfao…if u hate his music ull like mine myspace.com/illahk i actually try yo…and i hope he aint trying

  • JERZEY

    “”"”EVERYBODY POSTIN ON XXL”’

    I GOT DA GULLEE BOY DISS ON YOU TUBE, TYPE IN GULLEE BOY DISS,,ITZ DA FIRST VIDEO ON DA TOP,FUCK GULLEE, SINCE THIZ NIGGA CANT SPIT AND DONT KNOW HOW TO BATTLE I HAD TO DO IT TO HIM,, OFF DA DOME FREE,,

    GO TO YOU TUBE TYPE IN GULLEE BOY DISS

  • http://www.rapaveli.com Ambition-1

    Didn’t Lil Kim already do a show with this same concept? Anyways, its good to see a character such as TI actually inspiring the hood to make a change. Maybe O’bama really is going to make a great difference for us black folks!

    It’s Biggie Week @
    http://www.rapaveli.com

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