The King is back and he's apparently ready to talk about what his eight months in jail were like. In his first major interview since 2009, T.I. will speak exclusively with Larry King on his show Larry King Live this Thursday (May 13).

T.I. began serving time last May after being sentenced for federal gun charges. As previously reported, the Grand Hustle leader was released to a halfway house last December. Since then he was allowed to serve out the remainder of his sentence on house arrest and on March 26 was declared a free man. is asking viewers to participate in the broadcast by submitting any questions they may have for Tip to their website.

Larry King Live is the first worldwide phone-in television talk show and is renowned for it’s exclusive interviews with celebrities and politicians. Over the years, the veteran journalist has interviewed such high profile guests as Bill Clinton, John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon, Michael Jordon, Madonna, Al Pacino, Ronald Reagan, Frank Sinatra, Oprah Winfrey and Malcolm X.

The show will air at 9 p.m. EST, on CNN. —Brooklyne Gipson