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Saturday, January 19, 2013

T.I. Now A “Free Agent”, Looking For $75 Million For His New Deal

T.I. recently completed his contract with Atlantic, and has constructed a new deal he plans to shop around.
Besides the recent release of his high profile album, Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head, T.I. has been building quite an empire as of late. Tip has been ushering a lot of focus towards his Grand Hustle team, adding Iggy Azalea and Trae Tha Truth to his roster, as well as dropping hints of a possible Grand Hustle collaborative album for the coming year.
Tip just drew a close to his 10 year contract with Atlantic records last month, and he’s now proposing a $75 million deal for any label that wants to provide a home for him and his team. TMZ reports that T.I. has drawn up the details, which include ”3 albums, 10-20 percent of publishing, touring, merchandise, film and TV rights, corporate endorsement deals, as well as exclusive signing of all Grand Hustle artists”.
He’s also allegedly being coaxed by some of the biggest names in the industry. There have been reports that Jay-Z is looking to sign Tip, hoping to add him to the Roc Nation family. T.I. also had an exclusive dinner at Katana with Dr. Dre, who is thought to have proposed an Interscope signing to the rapper.
T.I. has also met with Sony, who offered him $50 Million, and plans to speak with Universal later this week.

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