Justin Bieber has had a history of collaborations with rappers, and now the 19-year-old can add one of Hip Hop’s biggest stars to the growing list.
Photos of Bieber in the studio with T.I. have surfaced, as well as images of the Pop star with T.I.’s family.
Bieber posted one of the photos on his Instagram with the caption “In the studio with TI”:
Tip also got in on the action, posting a photo of Bieber with his kids:
T.I.’s photo contained a caption that read, “@bizzle came to parlay w/Me & da #familyhustlegang we puttin in #WORK #hustlegangovererrrthang.”
Bieber has collaborated with Kanye West, Raekwon, Ludacris, Big Sean, and other Hip Hop stars. Recently, DJ Whoo Kid commented that Bieber was “a twin of Lil Wayne,” and Bieber’s manager has also said that Eminem, Drake, and Will Smith act as mentors to the young singer.
T.I.’s upcoming album, Paperwork: The Motion Picture, is slated to feature recordings from Pharrell. “Me and Pharrell have a plethora [of songs],” T.I. said recently. “We probably done recorded 14 records. Pharrell and I alone.” This news followed an earlier announcement that Pharrell is set to executive produce the project.