He Got Soul: T.I.

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  • Soul Train Awards 2013
  • Soul Train Awards
  • Soul Train Awards
  • Soul Train Awards
  • Soul Train Awards
  • Soul Train Awards
  • Soul Train Awards
  • Soul Train Awards 2013
  • Soul Train Awards 2013

Serious About His Craft

Initially rapping under the name Tip, he changed his name to T.I. to avoid confusion with similarly named rappers. His major label debut I'm Serious dropped in 2001. Although he was dropped from his label due to lackluster sales, he continued to put in work through the mixtape circuit.

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