Real Name: Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr.
Grammy Award-winning rapper T.I. has managed to maintain his appeal, his swag, his relevance, and his ability to make a profit over the span of his 11+ year music career. The Rubber Band Man, as he is also known, has produced seven studio albums, five of which were Top Ten Albums. Under Grand Hustle Records, of which he’s the founder and Co-CEO since its creation in 2003, Tip has signed artists like B.o.B., the OMG Girlz and newest member Aussie rapper Iggy Azalea. In between his several run-ins with the law, T.I. has also launched AKOO clothing brand, been involved in several philanthropic and humanitarian efforts, and starred in movies such as Takers, American Gangster and ATL. Right now he’s working hard at his most important job to date: fatherhood. He and wife Tameka “Tiny” Cottle show off their parenting techniques in their VH1 series T.I. and Tiny: The Family Hustle.