T.I. partners with Columbia Records for new album

ti1T.I. is currently working on his new album with Pharrell Williams, Timbaland and DJ Toomp and it looks like Columbia Records wants to be down. The label and T.I.’s Grand Hustle imprint have struck a partnership to release his 9th album in early 2014.

“I’m honored to be partners with such a successful, passionate and creative conglomerate like Columbia Records, who respects and supports the vision of their artist and partners,” T.I. said in a statement. “Nothing but love, respect & appreciation for Doug Morris, Rob Stringer and the entire staff. Also, a special thank you to my big bruh, Sk8board P, for always believing in me and also executive producing my upcoming project.”

Yes, Pharrell Williams is also executive producing the album. T.I.’s gonna have hits bruh.

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