T.I. Freed From Prison Early [UPDATE]

T.I. was released from Forrest City Federal Prison this morning (August 31), despite prior statements from his lawyer, Jonathan Leonard, to XXLMag.com that he would remain locked up for another month and finish his 11-month sentence.

The rapper, who spent the last 10 months behind bars for a probation violation stemming from a 2009 federal gun conviction, took to Twitter to celebrate.

“Feels great to be back where I belong,” he wrote. “Back in the arms of those who need me the most.”

“The storm is over & da sun back out,” he continued. “IT’S OUR TIME TO SHINE SHAWTY!!!!! Welcome to the beginning of our Happy Ending (sic)!!!!”

According to TMZ, the rapper is on his way to a community living facility to ride out the rest of his sentence. A spokesman for the Federal Bureau of Prisons said that the Atlanta-bred rap star was released at 7:29 a.m.

Mr. Leonard has not immeditately returned phone calls to XXL at press time.

Stay tuned to XXLMag,com for more on this story. —Elan Mancini

  • THA TRUTH

    Daffy duck is home..yay..now he can start signing to minnie mouse, “you can have whatever you like, you can have whatever you like”…lol…i bet those prison boys gonna miss him, but they got the memories at least to last them a life time…

  • ItsBrittanyB*tch

    Thats what’s up! Welcome home TIP!

  • TheBlackHughHefner

    @”Tha Truth”–sounds lik ur all too familiar wit those types of experiences in jail…..STOP UR HATIN!!! Welcome back TIP..dont fuk up again!

    • THA TRUTH

      oh yeah..i was GIVING allot of love when i was in the pen, T.I look so sweet to real a real G, im just sayin…delicious, like chocolate ice cream..

  • Floridian Cajun’

    He’ll be back in the clink within 2 years….It’s his destiny and he knows it.

  • veedog

    Welcome Home Boo.. I am happy your back..

  • DA KANG

    Don’t know why this wog is talkin like it’s gonna be different this time around.Give it a couple of months and some X and weed and he’ll be back where he belongs.

    Hopefully he’ll be stabbed and raped next time.

  • REBEL ROCK

    This is no surprise.
    This nigga is a felon and doin all this shit and still be gettin lame as sentences and let out of prison early?
    Narc ass nigga

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