If I were the GM for a rap baseball team, I would most definitely want T.I. on my squad. In fact, the ATL hitmaker would be my Ichiro Suzuki. While the former All-Star didn’t hit a homerun every time up to the plate, you knew that he was good for a few quality singles per game. Like the Japanese ballplayer, T.I has been a model of consistency for over a decade, delivering one sold single after another since his rise to stardom in the early ‘00s. Less than a month removed from the release of his new album, Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head, the Grand Hustle founder is back in the Booth with Addresses. Tip uses his unmistakable, Southern-twanged flow to call out all the haters and fakes atop a raucous T-Minus production. Without listening it should be fairly obvious that Tip hasn’t changed his approach at the plate one bit. For more from the hip-hop mainstay, purchase a copy of Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head, available now.
Written by Lucas G. on 01/10/13
T.I. could easily be forgiven for just not caring that much anymore. After all, what does he have left to prove? Millions of records sold, Grammys lining his wall, enough money for Scrooge McDuck to swim through, widespread...
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