*We all know that T.I. the rapper wasn’t to become known as T.I. the actor. So far he’s holding his own and all of his roles have been in the dramatic realm.

That was the case until Thursday night when he appeared on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” Now, if you’ve ever seen the show, you know there’s no way you can appear on that show without cuttin’ up ’cause it’s all about being funny.

And to show his funny side, before he came out to perform, he was seen in a skit where he impersonated a certain 1980s detective based in Hawaii with a thick mustache.

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