Even though there's no contract or paperwork in sight, it appears Troy Ave is a member of Hustle Gang. The headman of the crew, T.I., sat down with Rap-Up and hushed all of the rumors by claiming that Pretty Boy Troy is down with Hustle Gang, contract or no contract. Tell em' how you feel Tip.

“Never mind the paperwork, I can’t really speak for the deals or the solidification of a professional relationship, but personally he’s definitely Hustle Gang. That’s something that I feel comfortable saying. He’s a solid cat. He has something that New York has been missing for quite some time and he’s not afraid to be a New Yorker. I salute him for that early on.”

If you recall, T.I. and Troy Ave were both going back and forth regarding setting a deal in place for him to join the team. T.I. came out during Troy Ave's set at Summer Jam and even included him on several Hustle Gang records, more notably their remix to Dej Loaf's "Try Me."

You can watch T.I.'s interview with Rap-Up here.

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