T.I. has put on for the hip-hop community and beyond with his charitable efforts, and now the veteran rapper is being recognized for his philanthropy.
According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Atlanta phenom, born Clifford Harris, was honored at the Georgia State Capitol on Friday for his positive impact on his beloved city.
State Senator Donzella James applauded the Trap Muzik pioneer for spearheading several non-profit organizations, which include Harris Community Works, which works with the disadvantaged, and For The Love of Our Fathers, which works with people with Alzheimer’s and dementia.
T.I. has also mentored youth at local area schools, hosted Thanksgiving turkey drives and delivered Christmas presents to families in need throughout the city of Atlanta.
The lyricist is also quite the social activist. In July 2016, he joined hundreds of Atlanta residents in a peaceful protest against the police-involved shootings of black men and women.
Most recently, Tip has been one of the more vocal celebrities calling for a boycott of Gucci after the Italian fashion house pulled products from its winter line which were criticized as being racist.