2009 BET Hip Hop Awards
TI best Hip-Hop Collaboration for his duet with Rihanna in single “Live Your Life” and was honored with Album of the Year for his latest studio installment “Paper Trail”.
Since T.I. was absent, his fiancee Tameka Cottle came onto the stage to accept the two trophies on his behalf. She also read a letter written by the rapper. “Although I’m not there with you all, I’m there in spirit,” Tameka read. “My road to redemption is almost over. … Thanks for the support.” (more…)