Wednesday, December 23, 2009

TIP Is Back On Point - Welcome Home TI

Welcome Home Tip – Santa Came Skrate to the Ghetto



This is Fabulous News.  no doubt the judge will allow him to visit with his family during the holidays. Good Work Tip, We knew you had it in ya.  now we have just a few weeks left until he’s back on the streets making music again.


Shawty Where You Headed Tonite ?

Rapper T.I. released from prison – CNN.com.
(CNN) — Rapper T.I. was released from prison on Tuesday after seven months, his attorney confirmed.
The performer, whose real name is Clifford Harris Jr., will serve the remainder of a reduced sentence in a correctional center near Fulton County Airport in Atlanta, Georgia.

Harris was sentenced to a year and a day in March 2009 resulting from weapons charges related to purchasing machine guns and silencers.

Officials charged him with providing a bodyguard with $12,000 to buy weapons.
In May, he reported to a federal prison complex in Forrest City, Arkansas, to begin serving his sentence.

In addition to serving prison time, T.I. was placed on house arrest, given community service and was ordered to pay a $100,300 fine.

It was not the first time the platinum-selling artist had been in trouble with the law. Harris was not permitted to own any guns because he had been convicted in 1998 on felony drug charges, possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute, in Cobb County in suburban Atlanta.

After the rapper’s arrest, he entered a plea agreement, which federal authorities called unique because it allowed him to remain out of prison for a year while he performed.

Steve Sadow, Harris’ attorney, said prisoners with Harris’ sentence are eligible for a 54-day sentence reduction for good behavior. Harris is expected to remain at the halfway house for three months and will still be required to finish serving slightly less than 500 hours of community service and about 23 days of home incarceration.

Before reporting to prison, Harris threw himself a going-away party/concert attended by thousands at Philips Arena in Atlanta.


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5 comments:

Dr Faustroll said...

A second amendment hero, I tell you. Give the man a medal for not adding to the body count.

RE Ausetkmt said...

Doc you got it. a true 2nd amendment hero and a family man returned to his community - sans any casualties. as far as I'm concerned this is a real community leader and a man with class and courage. Big Up Tip -
and how's that news in ya briefs comin Doc ?

Dr Faustroll said...

A long story made short, if you catch my drift.

Happy Holidays, RE.

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