Atlanta has become infamous over the past 20 years for the musical talent that is hidden inside of I-285. Over the years, Grand Hustle captain T.I. has grown from the King of the South to an actor and entrepreneur in numerous businesses.
T.I. has formed a collective of dope individual talent with his crew Hustle Gang, and with their debut project ‘We Want Smoke’ out now (Oct. 13th) we sat down with T.I. to get some insight on a few things.
T.I. broke down his Hustle Gang movement and how the members of his Hustle Gang crew was recruited. With their 17 track project ‘We Want Smoke’ currently on iTunes and TIDAL, T.I. spoke on his favorite record on the project and his expectations for the future.
After recently being on the scene and at the forefront of a boycott that took place at Houston’s restaurant in Buckhead Atlanta due to their treatment of African-American customers, We spoke with T.I. on the boycott and the racial climate of the Country today. T.I. spoke on the importance of African-American entrepreneurs and the importance of the Hip-Hop community understanding the power of the urban dollar/customer.
Watch part 2 after the break.