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Rapper T.I. has been released from federal prison, after serving seven months of his one-year sentence for a felony weapons conviction.
But his sentence isn't completed just yet; his lawyer tells E! News that the recording artist (whose real name is Clifford Harris Jr.) will do the remainder of his time in an Atlanta halfway house.
"[A halfway house] is not unusual in the least; it happens across the board as long as the inmates are eligible," attorney Steve Sadow said. "They decided that three months in a halfway house would assist him with reentering society."
The hitmaker (whose No. 1 single "Live Your Life," released in 2008, featured Rihanna) was apprehended in 2007 when he attempted, through his bodyguard, to buy unregistered machine guns and silencers from an undercover agent, hours before he was scheduled to perform at the BET Awards. After his arrest, T.I. pleaded guilty and, in addition to his jail sentence, put in 1,000 hours of community service and paid a $100,000 fine. While doing his time in the halfway house, he will reportedly be required to complete an additional 500 hours of community service.
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