With resilience and personal growth that have fallen under much public scrutiny, T.I.’s transition from the streets to stardom has been rough to say the least. A series of jail sentences coincided with his career’s peak, impeding the progress of his Grand Hustle imprint and its artists looking to their leader for guidance and an assured financial backing. With only the acquisition of B.o.B. proving fruitful, the success of his recent release Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head and a popular reality show suggest he’s on an upswing again, as T.I. aims to bring his clique back towards the forefront with the renamed Hustle Gang’s G.D.O.D (Get Dough Or Die).