Atlanta rapper T.I. born Clifford Harris, 27, entered a guilty plea deal after illegally trying to purchase firearms and being in possession of a firearm as a convicted felon.
Atlanta rapper T.I. born Clifford Harris, 27, entered a guilty plea deal on today, March 27, 2008 at 1:30 PM to multiple weapons charges at a federal courthouse in Atlanta. The rapper must complete at least 1,000 hours of a total 1,500 hours of community service, talking to youth groups about guns, gangs and drugs.
T.I., currently was on house arrest after initially pleading not guilty and was placed under a $3 million bond after federal agents arrested him on October 13th for allegedly trying to purchase a machine gun and two silencers illegally and being in possession of a firearm as a convicted felon.
The rapper would have faced a maximum of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for each count.
T.I. will be sentenced in one year, after completing his period of 1,000 hours of community service.