Tip's hard-knock past is well documented in his lyrics: growing up in the projects, dropping out of high school, selling drugs and, of course, the multiple arrests. The rapper spent his 20s in and out of the clink, despite a string of hit records. He seemed to finally turn things around after being released from prison in 2011, and has been on top ever since with more hits, a reality show and acting gigs. Tip put his past and present side-by-side in his 2012 music video for "Go Get It."
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