Doing good in the hood: TI schools West Philly Youth.

June 12, 2007 at 3:19 pm (Doing good in the hood, Hip Hop, Music, The South) reports that TI recently spoke on the importance of staying in school at Harambee Charter School in West Philadelphia.

“Ain’t nothing lame, ain’t nothing punkish about being smart. Ain’t nothing punkish about being 25, 26, 28 and never had a run in with the law,” he stressed. “That don’t make you a punk man. That makes you a winner.”

That’s some words we all should live be, especially me. I had the luck of being raised by a decent family and not having to deal with the law. Now I’m getting to graduate school in a few months. For a 26 year old black male, that’s definently something. Oh BTW, buy his new album when it drops next month, because I have no doubt it will be bumping.


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