The Scoop: 9 Things You Never Knew About T.I.

Clifford “Tip” Harris AKA T.I.¬†literally does it all. Not only is he is a devoted husband and father, but he’s racked up millions of albums sales, earned himself three Grammy Awards and worked with virtually every A-list performer in the music industry adding his signature on hit after hit since the early 2000s. Everything he touches turns to gold including his feature on one of this year’s most popular Summer songs, Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” also featuring Pharrell.

If his music resume isn’t enough to impress, T.I. showed off his acting prowess in films such as ATL, American Gangster and Takers. Not only is he an incredible performer, but he also co-founded a clothing line (A.K.O.O,) penned a novel (Power & Beauty: A Love Story of Life on the Streets) and is active in community service. We love T.I. and are proud to have him be a part of our VH1 fam so we gave him The Scoop treatment. From the moment he knew he was destined for show biz to the artist he most wants to collaborate with, find out the nine things you never knew about T.I.!

Read on for some of our favorite T.I. moments from T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle!

T.I. adds another skill to his resume as he learns to bake the perfect cupcake with Deyjah!

The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. T.I. hooks Messiah up with some dating tips.

For more T.I. and the rest of the Family Hustle crew, tune in MONDAYS at 9/8 C.