Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr., better known by his stage name T.I., and formerly T.I.P., is an American rapper, record producer, actor and entrepreneur from Bankhead, Atlanta, Georgia. T.I. embarked on his music career with his longtime friends and fellow rappers in the Southern hip hop group Pimp Squad Click. He is also the founder and co-chief executive officer of Grand Hustle Records, which he launched in 2003. T.I. has released eight studio albums, with the most recent seven being highly successful on the commercial market. He has won three Grammy Awards during his career. He has also released successful singles such as "Bring Em Out", "What You Know", "Big Shit Poppin'", "Swagga Like Us", "Dead and Gone" and "Ball". He began to gain prominence with 2003's Trap Muzik, also appearing on Destiny's Child's top ten single "Soldier", with Lil Wayne in 2004. T.I.'s sixth album, 2008's Paper Trail, became his most successful album to date, with first-week sales of 568,000 copies in the United States, making it T.I.'s third chart topping album in a row. It included three international hit singles "Whatever You Like", "Live Your Life" and "Dead and Gone".
- Born: September 25, 1980 (age 38), Atlanta
- Spouse: Tameka Cottle (2010-07-31 to present - Marriage)
- Aliases: C. Harris, Clifford Harris, Clifford Joseph Harris Jr., Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr., King Of The South, Rubberband Man, T.I.P, T.I.P., TI, Tip, Tip 'T.I'. Harris, Tip 'T.I.' Harris, Tip Harris
- Children: Clifford "King" Joseph Harris III, Deyjah Imani Harris, Domani Uriah Harris, Lelah Amore Harris, Major Philant Harris, Messiah Ya'Majesty Harris
- Height: 5′ 9″ (1.75m)
- Genre: Hip hop music
- Websites: http://www.trapmuzik.com/