The rapper/activist was arrested after returning to the Eagles Landing Country Club community in the 100 block of Eagles Landing Way around 4 a.m. According to reports, “T.I. did not have his key and argued with a security guard who would not grant him access”, Henry County police told the news station. At some point, Tip called a friend who eventually joined him.
Tip was arrested on misdemeanor charges of simple assault, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness and his friend was arrested on an outstanding warrant. He was released from the Henry County Jail about 8 a.m. Wednesday after posting $2,250 bond.
Harris has served two terms in county jail, twice for probation violations and a federal prison bid for a U.S. federal weapons charge. While serving 11 months in prison, he released his seventh studio album, No Mercy (2010). Harris has also had a successful acting career, starring in the films ATL, Takers, Get Hard, Identity Thief, and Ant-Man. He is also a published author, having written two novels Power & Beauty (2011) and Trouble & Triumph (2012), both of which were released to moderate success. Harris has also starred in the American reality television series T.I.’s Road to Redemption and T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle. In 2009, Billboard ranked him as the 27th Artist of the 2000s decade.