UPDATE: T.I. Officially Begins Prison Sentence

Rapper T.I. checked into a federal prison in Forrest City, Arkansas today (May 26).

 

Confusion briefly broke out this morning about the time of the rapper’s surrender, which occurred around 12:29 CST, sources told AllHipHop.com.

 

T.I., born Clifford Harris Jr. is now serving a 366-day federal prison sentence for attempting to by illegal machine guns and silencers from undercover agents in October of 2007.

 

Officers blockaded the prison entrance and refused to allow reporters any closer than within 170 yards of the prison.

 

A source told AllHipHop.com that T.I. was issued a new check-in date, which may explain the delay.

 

T.I. originally faced 10 years in prison for attempting to purchase high powered AK-47’s and AR-15s with silencers.

 

Representatives for T.I. were not available to comment as of press time.

 

T.I. recently preformed a farewell concert in front of 16,000 fans on Sunday (May 24).

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