After ending their 10-year contract with Atlantic Records in December 2012 and spending almost a year in free agency, T.I. announces Grand Hustle and himself have signed a deal with Columbia Records, he also told that he will release his upcoming ninth solo album, with a tentative title Trouble Man: He Who Wears The Crown early 2014 and Pharell Williams will be the executive producer and DJ Toomp and Timbaland will be also involve.
Here’s what T.I. had to say about his new deal:
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. 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.