The King Is Back: T.I. Talks Rebuilding Grand Hustle, His Documentary, Movies & His New Single “Flexin”
The King of the South is back and he’s getting back to the money. Yesterday Monday, (October 4), T.I. did a conference call with a handful of DJs and journalists. During the phoner, T.I. talked about rebuilding Grand Hustle, Reality TV, Movies, his new single “Flexin” and much more. Below are some excerpts:
On rebuilding Grand Hustle.
“We’re focusing on B.o.B, OMG [Girlz], Young Joseph. I’m looking to see who will step up.”
On his upcoming documentary-style show.
“It’s a lot more about my family than people expect for it to be,” T.I. said. “That’s something they [family] wanted to do, something they were interested in doing. One of my sons, he want to rap. He wants to showcase his skills as a rapper. Of course, OMG Girlz is doing very well. King wants to act. My other daughter wants to sing too. Everybody got their own thing they want to do. When I was away that’s what they said they wanted to do. So I said, ‘aight.'”
On his new record “Flexin” Ft. Big K.R.I.T.
“I’m Flexin'” Ft. and produced by Big K.R.I.T. was the first song T.I. recorded when he was released. The King also mentioned that he recorded 10 records in one day.
On if he have any upcoming movie roles.
“I’m waiting on the right thing,” says T.I.. “I’m not going to force it. I’m gonna wait until it hits me.”
On his upcoming book Power & Beauty.
T.I.’s first book, Power & Beauty will be out October 18. “My intention, my aim was to give this generation a The Coldest Winter Ever,” T.I. said. “That’s one of my favorite books.”
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