T.I. was sentenced to three years in prison today
(April 21) for violating his probation. The Atlanta based rapper turned himself in
to authorities on March 30, due to what he described as numerous warrants.
"Sometimes the past comes back to haunt
you, you just gotta deal with those skeletons in your closet," the rapper
told a Florida radio station last month. "I been hearing a lot of nonsense
as far as a cat having bodies and it ain’t really like that.
In the same interview he said that he was not
expecting to do anytime, but revealed that he had several albums ready to be
released from his Grand Hustle label, should he have to do time.
Now he must serve at least one year and will
be eligible for a work release program. T.I. was on probation for drug violations
and giving false information.
T.I. is currently riding the charts with his
single "Rubber Band Man," taken from his critically acclaimed album