Hell of a Life
by T.I.

Album: Paper Trail: Case Closed (2009)
Charted: 54
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Songfacts®:

  • This was released as the second official single of T.I.'s second EP, Paper Trail: Case Closed. The song was originally set to appear on the extended version of Paper Trail, which was ultimately shelved by the record label.
  • The music video was shot in T.I.'s hometown of Atlanta, shortly before he started his year long prison sentence for gun charges. It was directed by Erik White and shows the rapper spending his final hours before he goes behind bars.
  • On this Jim Jonsin and Danja Hills produced party jam, T.I. contrasts between the life he will have to give up in prison and his situation at the time he recorded this track.

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