According to HipHopDX, rapper T.I. purchased six properties worth over $6 million since 2017 in his old neighborhood of Center Hill in Atlanta. Most recently the Atlanta native added to this collection with a purchase in Bankhead. His mission? – To provide affordable housing to those in need and give back to his community.
His most recent affordable housing project includes 143 units, a community garden, community center and greenhouse, according to T.I.’s Instagram video. In the clip he says, “So yeah, checkin’ on my development here in Bankhead, you know what I’m saying?…Since everybody’s from here, what you done did for here?”
Through his words and actions, Tip is making it clear that one can do good and still turn a reasonable profit in the process. “You can do well and do good at the same time. You don’t have to be a slumlord to make money.
T.I.’s newest project is expected to be finished in 2022.