And I thought securing release dates for albums were hard enough. Despite numerous reports from varying sources about his release, T.I. was indeed freed from Forrest City Correctional Facility earlier this morning.

According to a report from TMZ, “Chris Burke, spokesman for the Federal Bureau of Prisons, tells us T.I. was released at 7:29 AM local time … and is “in transit” to begin the next leg of his sentence.”

Per usual with “is he really out of jail” rumors, Tip took to Twitter: