T.I. says that he wants his friends, family, and business associates to remember him as he they last saw him before entering jail in March 2009. When asked about conjugal visits on the Howard Stern show the rapper said: “I don’t accept visits. I want people to remember as I am. I’ll see you on release day.”

The self-proclaimed “king of the south” also revisited the federal gun possessions that lead to his forthcoming sentence.

“It’s definitely not about looking cool or people seeing you carrying anything around,” he explained. “If you were familiar with my past, you would recognize that there are certain significant dangers that are very real. In 2006 my best friend got killed right in front of me. They made an attempt on my life.”

To let Tip tell it, those days are over. “The thing is right now, I’m the safest I’ve ever been,” he shred. ”I’m federally monitored daily.”


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