A young Atlanta man and his family now literally owe his life to none other than the King of the South.
An unidentified man created all kinds of chaos and drama in Midtown Atlanta today, when he decided to jump off a building on busy Peachtree Street right at the start of rush hour. Of course, the 22-story building he selected as the place where he would take his life is home to Atlanta radio station V-103, which, of course, provided its listeners with play-by-play of the action-movie as it took place.
T.I., hearing the madness from wherever he was (Grand Hustle’s office and studios aren’t too far), headed over and saved the day.
“He came to the scene and offered to talk to him, we told the young man that, and he came down,” Officer James Polite with Atlanta police told the AJC.
When the man threatening to jump came down, T.I. was waiting and the two talked for a few minutes, Polite said.
The man, whose name was not released, was then transported to Grady Memorial Hospital for treatment, Polite said.
Shortly before 4 p.m., man went to the roof of 400 Colony Square Building, located at 1201 Peachtree Street.
Peachtree Street was temporarily blocked off between 14th and 15th streets, and MARTA buses were being re-routed, Officer James Polite with the Atlanta police department said. The street was expected to reopen shortly after 5 p.m., Polite said.
T.I. know damn well that was a Grand Hustle intern. Or maybe one of the long list of Grand Hustle artists who are never dropping an album.
This was probably the first episode from his NEW “I-changed-my-life-and-you-can-to-even-though-I-keep-going-back-to-jail” show on MTV.
Or maybe he’s downgraded to BET now.