T.I. Sends Message to Fans From Behind Bars

T.I. sent out another message today (July 13) from behind the walls of Forrest City Federal Prison in Arkansas, thanking fans, family, and friends for their continued support.

Tip, who posted the note on his Web site, trapmuzik.com, also shouted out multiple rappers, including Drake, J. Cole, Nipsey Hussle, Nelly, B.o.B and Maino, among others.

With less than three months left of his prison sentence for violating his probation stemming from his 2009 conviction on federal gun charges, the Grand Hustle general scheduled release date is on September 29. —Rachelle Jean-Louis

Check out the full message below:

What up world? I appreciate the continued love and support that everyone has been giving me. This chapter in my story will soon be coming to an end and I will be back in the flesh with you sooner than later. In the meantime I want to give a special shout out to a few particular individuals that have been sending me letters, cards, comments, tweets and just overall holding me down. A little loyalty goes a long way with me…I don’t do fake shit shawty. So I can’t thank y’all enough for keeping it 1 thousand and as soon as I’m able I WILL RETURN THE FAVOR!!! And that’s on PHIL!!! I love y’all and I’ll see you in September.



OMG Girlz, Tameka, Pretty Hustle, Angie Martinez, DJ Enuff, DJ Infamous, Drake, J.Cole, Nipsy Hustle, Nelly, B.o.B, Killa Mike, Lil Book, Donnis, Rich Kid Shawty, Amare Stoudemire, DJ Drama, MLK, Greg Street, Maino, Mouse and Hustle Hard (Welcome Home 80!!!!). Also would like to shout out…

Deidra Collins / Memphis, TN, Kyrstal Greenwood / Gaithersburg, MD, Trevor Toodle / NC, Christopher Chizer / Houston, TX, Renee Mathews / Clinton, MD, Ronnie P / St. Louis, MO, SimoniaMeChelle / Memphis, TN, Justin Allen Garcia from the Phillipines, Ashley Smith / Birmingham, AL, Brunette /Jackson, MS, @lilmariahc, @bash_ti, @1stlaydi, @the_blueprint4, @jmuse821, @jstablishgohard, and @ladyflirty!

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  • Sha

    We’ll see if he can keep his nose clean when he gets out, AGAIN! I don’t wish bad on him but the game has changed since he did his first bid. We’ll see if his fans still ride with him. I hate to say it, I don’t think so……

  • Chevy

    I think the ppl still gon feel him.. I know imma cop it when it drops.. T.I. a real dude.. I lost a big brother to the game & I felt the same was coming my way & like Tip I did what I had to do to make sure me & mine was safe.. Its just that ATL way of life..


  • http://maniakmuzik.com dropgemz

    If I was you bro… my bad i’m trippin’! Ayo 3 months should go by pretty quick. I wanna see what’s next! Y our in my prayers bro!

  • http://facebook brandon

    Keep ya head up tip we holding you down in the fla 561.Iam a big fan and believe yu one of the best rappers ever.

  • El B

    cant wait till the King back!

  • Nestor

    You’re still on top bro,patiently waitin’ 4 ur release

  • SimoniaMechelle

    T.I. is one of those Artist that’s real enough to be himself, we have just been able to be there to see it all as he have fame & bumps along the way. He is like regular people. You live & learn. One of the greatest Artist in the World that happens to be from the South, let’s wish him the best with Akoo Clothing Line, A Book Deal with Harper Collins, Beauty & Power, while he keep us updated on his struggles, and Success with the Reality Show, you can’t get more Real, let’s not forget he is Good at Entertaining. “The Best” TAKERS was so good I know he has a future as Big as Samuel L. Jackson in the Movie Industry. . .That’s Real too. . .He has to do well. WE don’t ever wanna him off the scene Again!

    • RubieRen

      You are so right about what you said about one of the greatest rappers ever!!! Keep up the good work Sim!!! With word, THAT IS!!!

  • SimoniaMeChelle

    We don’t ever wanna have him off the Scene Again! lol It sucks without T.I.

  • RubieRen

    T.I. ,U did your time, Now its your time to shine! Keep up the good work, cause people make money, money don’t make people?…………