After close to a decade of being a rap superstar, the self-proclaimed "King of the South" has earned his title. T.I. always brings his A-game and has managed to stay on top in the midst of past controversy. Tip is still building his empire and shows no signs of stopping or slowing day any time soon. He's the true definition of a leader and that's why he'll be hitting the stage at the 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards on Tuesday October 9 at 8P/7C!
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