Doing The Math: The History of Hip-Hop Love Triangles


The T.I. and Tiny plus one situation just got messier. On Friday, Floyd held a press conference and it sounded like he said he’d had sex with Tiny, something he’s denied ever since his physical altercation with T.I.’s crew back in May. He later clarified on Instagram—he didn’t say he had sex with T.I.’s wife. He only said TI thought he was having sex with his wife.

Confused? Yeah, we all are.

But here’s what we do know. Whether or not Tiny ever had a fling with her husband’s arch-nemesis, Tiny is a pawn in the rivalry between T.I. and Floyd. It’s the ultimate insult—to claim you’ve been intimate with someone’s woman, especially if you’re still with the person.

Back in 1996, Tupac brazenly rapped about having sex with singer Faith Evans while she was still married to his mortal enemy, the Notorious B.I.G. Faith vehemently denied it but the damage was done and the insinuations fueled the flames to a tragic end.

T.I. and Floyd’s situation isn’t that intense. And most likely, it never will be. And with news of their recent vacation in Belize, it seems like T.I. and Tiny are trying to work it out.

So did Tiny have a relationship with Floyd? Does T.I. believe she did? Will Floyd ever stop floating the rumor and keeping it alive? How will this end?

No answers here. But it won’t be the first time a hip-hop love triangle has had tongues wagging. Flip through and let’s do the math: