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Tameka 'Tiny' Cottle denies T.I. divorce rumours

March 25th, 2014 9:30pm EDT
T.I.
R&B singer/songwriter Tameka 'Tiny' Cottle has blamed a finger injury for failing to wear her wedding ring amid ongoing rumours suggesting her marriage to rapper T.I. is on the rocks.

Speculation surrounding the status of the couple's relationship has been swirling online for several weeks after T.I. left the former Xscape star to walk the red carpet at the Grammy Awards solo, while weeks later he also publicly criticised his wife for posting a photo on Instagram.com showing off her slim waist and backside.

Cottle has fuelled the troubled marriage claims by recently stepping out without h...
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Xscape star rules out reunion due to bandmate feud

March 25th, 2014 4:10am EDT
Kandi Burruss
Former Xscape singer Kandi Burruss is refusing to reunite with her bandmates due to an ongoing feud between herself and founding member Tamika Scott.

The popular R&B girl group had a slew of hits in the 1990s, but disbanded in 2000 after nearly 10 years together.

Scott, along with her sister LaTocha and Tameka 'Tiny' Cottle reunited in 2005 to record a new album, Burruss refused to be part of the band's return to the music scene, and during a joint interview on U.S. late night talk show Watch What Happens Live on Sunday (23Mar14), Burruss and Cottle were asked whether the original members...
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T.I. And Wife Released From Jail

September 2nd, 2010 5:00pm EDT
T.I.
Rapper T.I. and his wife have been released from jail following their Wednesday arrest on suspicion of drug possession.

The 29-year-old rapper and his wife, former Xscape singer Tameka Cottle, were taken into custody in West Hollywood after a sheriff's deputy allegedly smelled cannabis smoke coming from their vehicle during a traffic stop. Deputy Luis Castro tells the Associated Press the pair was released at approximately 4am local time on Thursday after posting $10,000 bail each.

The sheriff's department had not released details surrounding which specific drug the possession charge c...
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T.I. Weds

July 30th, 2010 8:31pm EDT
T.I.
Rap superstar T.I. has wed his longtime girlfriend Tameka 'Tiny' Cottle after exchanging vows in a courthouse in Miami, Florida on Friday.

The "Live Your Life" hitmaker, real name Clifford Harris, Jr., has been dating former Xscape singer Cottle since 2001 and the couple has two sons together.

They were rumored to be tying the knot in Hawaii last weekend but the claims proved to be false.

Instead, the stars became man and wife in a low-key event at a Miami Beach courthouse, reports TMZ.com.

The marriage licence, obtained by the website, shows the happy couple's ceremony was conducted by...
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T.I. To Wed This Weekend?

July 23rd, 2010 10:30am EDT
T.I.
Rapper T.I. is to wed his long term girlfriend Tameka 'Tiny' Cottle this weekend in Hawaii, according to reports.

The Live Your Life hitmaker, real name Clifford Harris, Jr., has been dating former Xscape singer Cottle since 2001 and the couple has two sons together.

T.I., who recently completed a prison term for illegal weapons possession, has previously revealed he plans to exchange vows this year.

And the date looks to be set - the hip-hop star and Cottle travelled to Hawaii earlier this month and have reportedly flown their close family and friends in for the impending nuptials, r...
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T.I. Will Marry Upon Prison Release

November 16th, 2009 2:39pm EST
T.I. Will Marry Upon Prison Release
Incarcerated rapper T.I. will celebrate the end of his prison sentence next year by marrying his longtime girlfriend, Tameka 'Tiny' Cottle.

The Live Your Life hit-maker, real name Clifford Harris, Jr., is currently serving time for illegal weapons possession following his arrest in 2007.

The couple, which has been dating since 2001 and has two sons together, was previously rumored to have exchanged vows in a low-key ceremony days before T.I. entered prison earlier this year - but the reports were subsequently denied.

However, Cottle admits wedding bells are definitely on her min...
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T.I. Urges Girlfriend To Stay Safe At Home

October 21st, 2009 3:08pm EDT
T.I. Urges Girlfriend To Stay Home
Incarcerated rapper T.I. has urged his girlfriend Tameka 'Tiny' Cottle to stay at home, amid fears she could be caught up in a wave of violence hitting the couple's friends.

The pair has lost two close pals in recent months - Cottle's former Xscape band mate Kandi Burruss was left devastated when her fiancé Ashley 'AJ' Jewell was killed following a bust-up in an Atlanta, Georgia strip-club earlier this month.

Another close pal, former world champion boxer Vernon Forrest, was shot dead by thieves in July. Cottle reveals she rarely leaves her home these days, following advice from her...
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T.I.'s Troubles The Focus On VH1's 'Behind The Music'

October 9th, 2009 6:00pm EDT
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T.I. was clearly a busy man before he left to serve time at an Arkansas prison. But before leaving, he made it a priority to embark on a final tour, record songs for a mixtape album and he had the opportunity to lay out his life story for an episode of "Behind The Music."

T.I.'s episode was a little different than the "Behind The Music" episodes of the past. In the past few episodes, the driving force behind the career downfalls of the artists was based on their alcohol and drug addictions. But in his case that downfall was due to his bouts with the law.

T.I. (real name Clifford Josep...
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T.I. Didn't Get Married Before Jail Sentence

May 28th, 2009 3:52pm EDT
T.I.
Incarcerated rapper T.I. has shot down reports he entered prison as a newlywed - insisting rumors he married his longterm girlfriend are unfounded.

The Live Your Life hitmaker, real name Clifford Harris, Jr., was claimed to have exchanged vows with Tameka 'Tiny' Cottle in a small private ceremony on an island off the coast of Miami, Florida last Friday - four days before he checked into a federal prison.

But his publicist Sydney Margetson has refuted the reports, telling Sister 2 Sister magazine they are "absolutely not true".

The hip-hop superstar turned himself over to Forr...
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T.I. Explains Kids' Names

February 6th, 2009 8:46am EST
T.I.
Rapper T.I. insists on giving his children names of high importance - because he wants to instill a sense of expectation in them.

The Live Your Life hit-maker has five offspring - sons King and Major with long-term girlfriend and former Xscape singer Tameka 'Tiny' Cottle, and three kids, named Domani, Messiah and Deyjah, from previous relationships. And T.I. admits he has a penchant for lofty and regal names as he wants his children to always aim for the best.

In an interview with Blender magazine, he says, "My kids would be the best representation of what I meant to this Earth....
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Shareefa's "Point of No Return" Hits Stores October 24

October 8th, 2006 9:00am EDT
Shareefa
In an age when everything from fashion to furniture reeks of prefabrication, it is rare to find a genuine realness even in soul music. As the one genre of music that should send shivers through ones body while still managing to touch your heart, much of today's R&B feels as though more thought has gone into the choreography than the songs. And then, there is Shareefa.

The first soul woman signed to Disturbing the Peace/Def Jam, this Newark, New Jersey native introduces her special realness on the debut disc Point of No Return. Recruiting studio vets Chucky Thompson, Salaam Remi (How Go...
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