Atlanta Rapper T.I. Released From Arkansas Prison
ATLANTA - MARCH 27: Recording artist Clifford "T.I." Harris address the media after his sentencing hearing at the Richard B. Russell Federal Building and United States Courthouse on March 27, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Moses Robinson/WireImage)
Updated at 8:00 PM PDT on Tuesday, Dec 22, 2009
Atlanta rapper T.I. has been released from a federal prison in Arkansas and is headed to a halfway house in Georgia.
A lawyer for T.I. said the rapper was released Tuesday morning.
T.I., whose real name is Clifford Harris Jr., last May began serving his sentence of a year and a day for illegal firearms possession and possessing a gun as a convicted felon.
Steve Sadow said his client was expected to report to Dismas Charities halfway house in Atlanta on Tuesday night and will be there for up to three months.
Sadow said Harris "did his very best to adjust to his circumstances" in prison and knew he had to pay for his crime. He said Harris was most looking forward to getting back to his family and being as productive as he can be.
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Published at 7:50 PM PDT on Dec 22, 2009
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