The Grammy award winning Rapper/Actor has a lot going on here in Chicago

T.I. will be the Gran Marshall this weekend for the 83rd Annual Bud Billiken Parade. You can watch it LIVE on ABC 7 (www.abclocal.go.com/wls) Saturday, August 11th from 10:00am - 12:30pm.

When he's not making #1 hits you can catch T.I. and his family on his VH-1 reality show: "T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle" (http://www.vh1.com/shows/ti_and_tiny_the_family_hustle/series.jhtml) and on August 17th he'll join season two of the STARZ Original Series "Boss" starring Kelsey Grammer.

In September, T.I. and New York Times best selling writer David Ritz release their follow-up to their street-lit epic "Power & Beauty", "Trouble & Triumph: A Novel of Power & Beauty"

He's doing all of this while he readies his 8th studio album, "Trouble Man."