I'm Back
by T.I.

Album: single release only (2010)
Charted: 44
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Songfacts®:

  • The day Lil Wayne went behind bars on weapons charges, T.I. unveiled this, his first post-penitentiary single, in which the rapper celebrates his own freedom after 10 months in prison.
  • An hour before the song hit the Internet, T.I. held a conference call in which he said: "This marks a special day for us, because we putting out the first song off the album - not an official first single, just something to keep the streets warm. It's properly entitled 'I'm Back.' It's a lot of things that needed to be spoken on. In my absence, it was a lot of things that went down, a lot of matters that needed to be addressed. This was the greatest platform for me to do it. It was the first song I did when I came home. You get me fresh out the box going in. I'm sure you guys will enjoy it."
  • The song was helmed by new Grand Hustle producers the Trackslayerza. They told Vibe: "The track is hard. It brings you back to the old T.I. He's coming back with the aggressive, mean kind of swag. It's definitely a [street single]. He's kinda addressing that he's been on a little hiatus with the jail sentence and don't worry about that [because] he hasn't fallen off."

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