The sales projections are in for T.I.’s Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head release, and the Atlanta native is expected to do around 175,000. According to Hits Daily Double, Tip will come in between 150,000-175,000, while the week’s other rap release, Chief Keef’s Finally Rich, will sell 50,000-55,000 copies over the next several days.
The Game’s fifth studio album, Jesus Piece, took the No. 6 spot on Billboard’s Top 200 album charts, selling 86,000 copies in a week. The Compton rapper was defeated by Taylor Swift who maintained her No. 1 spot with her Red album moving an additional 208,000 copies. The release went double platinum in a month.
On Dec. 3, Clifford “T.I.” Harris Jr. took over Hyde nightclub in Hollywood, Calif. to preview his eighth album Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head for fans, friends, and industry tastemakers alike. Introducing each track from his own laptop, T.I. told the story behind almost every record, but there was something different about his demeanor.
Christmas is next week, and playing “Santa” to a six children is something that T.I. has a lot of experience doing. Mr. Trouble Man stopped by VH1’s Big Morning Buzz Live, where he described what Christmas morning is like with a house full of children, his continued work at giving back to those in need, and […]
Tip’s Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head will see its proper release next Tuesday, December 18, but that hasn’t stopped the Internets from getting their mitts on tracks like “Wildside.” T.I. uses personal anecdotes to support his explanation for why people in impoverished situations resort to criminal activity.
Before T.I. began releasing cuts like the Cee-Lo-assisted “Hello” and “Ball” to establish radio presence for Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head, he reaffirmed his street presence with the under appreciated street jam “Trap Back Jumpin’.” Today, Tip released a short-film for the DJ Toomp produced track that introduces viewers to a day in the […]
T.I. wants to help homeless veterans. The Kang is set to launch his campaign “Give Like A King” this Friday (Dec. 14), aimed at supporting vets, All Hip Hop reports. In kicking off the philanthropic act, Tip will hold an hour-long press conference at the Veterans Empowerment Organization (VEO) office in Atlanta.