Hip Hop’s self-proclaimed King of the South was in the streets before he blew up in the rap game, releasing seven studio albums to date and founding Grand Hustle Records. In the latest episode of VH1 documentary series Behind The Music, Atlanta superstar T.I. shares his story.

As well as telling the story of his journey in music, viewers will begin to understand the reason behind Tip’s aggressive nature as they hear of his early hardships, watching his friend die in his arms and serving jail time after deciding to exact revenge, whilst T.I. also reveals his loving side, serving as a faithful and caring family man to his kids and wife. Watch the full episode below.

T.I.’s new album Trouble Man is set for release on December 18.