T.I. has grown to truly be one of his generation’s most captivating speakers. Whether he’s conversing frankly with a room full of youth about the positive side of staying in school and following their dreams, or moving tens of thousands at one of his concerts, audiences are immediately engrossed by the King of the South’s words. The past year has been one of the most difficult periods of his personal life. In contrast the past year was also the best of his career, which is a true testament to his character and work ethic. PAPER TRAIL went on to be his most successful release to date certified 2x Platinum album sales and over 10x Platinum combined singles sales.
PAPER TRAIL: CASE CLOSED is a re-issue of the classic album that features a bonus disc of 5 new songs. The bonus disc includes the hit “Remember Me” (feat. Mary J. Blige), “Hell Of A Life” and “Hero” (feat. Akon & Young Dro). In addition to the bonus disc the re-issue obviously includes the classic #1 songs “Whatever You Like”, “Live Your Life”, “Dead and Gone” and “Swagga Like Us”.
T.I. will be starring in the Sony Screen Gems movie “TAKERS.” Cast includes Matt Dillon, Idris Alba, Paul Walker, Zoe Zaldana, Michael Ealy & Chris Brown. The film is slated for a January 2010 theater date. The new track, “Hero” will be utilized as a single tie in by the studio. It will be included in trailers, radio and TV advertising. VH1 will air T.I. Behind The Music in September.
In Stores and Online August 18th