Rapper T.I. went on the defense over rapper 50 Cent’s insults against his wife Tiny. Last year T.I and Tiny were pulled over and arrested for possession of a controlled substance. T.I was later sentenced to 12 months in jail for violating his parole. T.I was released in September and has given his first cover interview with Vibe magazine. In the issue T.I responds to 50 Cent stating Tiny should have taken the rap for the illegal drugs.
On people who say Tiny should have taken the drug charge for him
I’ma tell you, 50 Cent and anybody else, we not gonna have no discussion about what my ole lady shoulda, woulda, coulda done for anything as it pertains to me,” begins his rant. “We ain’t gonn’a do that. I’m the only one in my family that’s gonna take a lick when it pertains to the legal system. Since me, none of my other family members have seen a jail cell. Nobody. I’m the last one. The buck stops here. I feel that a person that stands behind [his woman for a criminal charge] is a coward anyway.
T.I didn’t stop at defending his wife, he also defended Tracy Morgan against the Gay community bashing him for a recent comedy tour.
On Equal Rights And Homophobia
Man, I will say this, the funniest joke I ever heard Tracy say during a stand-up was, ‘C’mon man, I think gay people are too sensitive. If you can take a d*ck, you can take a joke.’ [Cracks up laughing.] That sh*t was funny to me. And it’s kind of true.’ While T.I. makes clear that he supports anyone’s sexual preference, he then connects, in his opinion, a current oversensitivity among gay people with a consequential and ironic offense of the First Amendment. “They’re like,‘If you have an opinion against us, we’re gonna shut you down.’ … That’s not American. If you’re gay you should have the right to be gay in peace, and if you’re against it you should have the right to be against it in peace.’