T.I. Partners with Roc Nation and TIDAL

Hustle Gang is down with the Roc. T.I. has signed a distribution deal with Jay Z’s Roc Nation and has also become TIDAL’s newest artist-owner.

“Proud to be part of the @TIDALHiFi fam as the newest artist owner! #TIDALXTIP,” he tweeted.

Proud to be part of the @TIDALHiFi fam as the newest artist owner! #TIDALXTIP pic.twitter.com/2UFaFe9bAF

— T.I. (@Tip) February 23, 2016

Welcome @TIP to the @RocNation family & watch his livestream now on @TidalHiFi! https://t.co/dsIIel9n5U #TIDALXTIP pic.twitter.com/3yAMxvVP1I

— Roc Nation (@RocNation) February 23, 2016

To celebrate the big moves, the King of the South headlined his TIDAL X: TIP show in Atlanta last night and released a colorful, glow-in-the-dark, art-centric video for “Money Talk” exclusively through the streaming service.

Check out @TIP’s video for #MoneyTalk, now available exclusively on TIDAL: https://t.co/NcXdV3Fm2f pic.twitter.com/5OOtceUCOO

— TIDAL (@TIDALHiFi) February 23, 2016

With this deal, Tip’s 10th album, Dime Trap, will be released on his own Grand Hustle imprint via Roc Nation. The rapper also becomes the 19th artist-owner at TIDAL, joining the likes of Rihanna, Lil Wayne, Beyoncé, and Nicki Minaj.

Tip was previously signed to Columbia Records, where he released 2014’s Pharrell-produced album Paperwork.

Additionally, the hip-hop mogul can be seen in the fifth season of VH1’s “T.I. & Tiny: Family Hustle” this summer and A+E Networks’ “Roots,” which premieres Memorial Day. He also stars alongside Jamie Foxx and Gabrielle Union in the upcoming film Sleepless Night.