Rapper Clifford “T.I.” Harris is a free(r) man, released from prison a month before his scheduled late-September discharge date. The Atlanta native left the Forrest City Correctional Facility in Arkansas early this morning.
T.I., 30, and wife Tameka “Tiny” Cottle were arrested September 1, 2010, on suspicion of drug possession during a traffic stop in Los Angeles, violating the terms of his probation following his term behind bars for a 2008 weapons conviction.
This morning’s leave ends his 11-month sentence. MTV reports that he’s on his way to a halfway house, though his publicist would only confirm that he’s left jail.
In any case, T.I. is glad to get back to his family and work.
“Feels great to be back where I belong…Back in the arms of those who need me the most,” he tweeted at 9:30am today.
“The storm is over & da sun back out,” he continued. “IT’S OUR TIME TO SHINE SHAWTY!!!!! Welcome to the beginning of our Happy Ending!!!!”
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