Rapper T.I. has just been sentenced to 11 months behind bars.
As previously reported, he was arrested on September 1 with his wife Tameka “Tiny” Cottle after police smelled marijuana in his vehicle.
He later tested positive for ecstasy.
Lawyers for T.I., 6 in total, were recommending 5 to 11 months for the rapper who violated his probation.
A source inside the court house says the rapper admitted to taking drugs but only for pain associated with dental work.
His wife Tiny was not sentenced.
A small fire broke out at the court house just before sentencing.
T.I. was previously incarcerated for felony weapons charges after being found with machine guns and silencers
Here’s what happened just moments before sentencing….
-Tip’s family, Grand Hustle Family are all in the hallway of the courtroom unable to get in
-Kevin Liles & Mike Keyser showed up to support Tip, but due to the crowd, they left.
-The oxycontin found in Tips bloodstream was prescribed. It was legal, and it wont count.
-If he appeals the judge’s decision, he might not have to go to jail today.
-The judge brought up Tip’s previous arrest in Florida. The judge is considering his entire arrest record.
-Tip has paid over $1M in attorney fee’s, not including bail.