Tip + Tiny Open Up About The Music Industry Gems They Drop On Their Kids

by (@Lacezilla)

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T.I. and his former Xscape-member wife Tameka have a combined 36 years worth of music industry experience under their belts, so it should be no surprise that they now have offspring who’ve decided to follow in their footsteps. In an exclusive interview with the Family Hustle stars, the celebrity couple and their kids reveal what it’s like to tackle entertainment’s ups and downs.

DOMANI + RAPPER DREAMS

Domani Harris might only be 12-years-old, but to Tiny, he’s focused on his craft. Often playing mediator between the young aspiring rapper and her husband, the Family Hustle matriarch tries to get Tip to see eye to eye with her stepson who frequently spends time with a writing partner in the studio.

“I speak to Tip a lot about making sure he’s interested in what he’s doing,” she explains. [Domani's] serious, really good, and [Tip] might just have to lead him in the right direction.” And steer the future rap star, he does. During my interview with Domani during our T.I. Father’s Day Weekend shoot, he confessed that dealing with his pops can be a double edge sword.

“He’s pretty strict,” Domani remarked. “Every song I put out, he doesn’t like it, and that’s good. It helps me get better and every time I have to think about it.”

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