T.I. Mourns the Loss of the ’Strongest’ Man He’s Ever Known


T.I. Mourns the Loss of the ’Strongest’ Man He’s Ever Known

Rapper's grandfather, Robert Morgan, passes away.

Published January 7, 2016

T.I. is mourning the loss of his grandfather, Robert Morgan. According to Tip’s Instagram account, 84-year-old Morgan passed away in late December and was recently laid to rest.  

The Hustle Gang front man posted a dedication to Morgan on Instagram. “RIP to my Granddad ‘Daddy’ da strongest most SOLID man I knew,"  wrote Tip. "Robert Morgan. Taught me how to peep bulls**t, demand respect & stay prepared for anything life could throw at me. I know u my Granddaddy but all da time we spent together make me feel like I'm your third son. You've shown me more than I can express just by being U!!!! A true man's MAN!!! You lived 84 years & provided for 3-4 generations with not 1 complaint, just wisdom, results, and an occasional cussing out every now & then. lol."                   


He ended the post writing, "WE WILL NEVER FORGET ALL YOU MEANT TO OUR FAMILY!!!! Now U & Mother can finally be together & Rest in Heaven TOGETHER!!!!! We Love U!!!!”

See more of Tip’s tribute to his grandfather below.

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Written by Latifah Muhammad


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