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T.I. Wants an Oscar Before 40

August 11, 2010 (8:59 am) GMT
The rapper will not be in the music world for too long, shifting his focus as an actor.

Rapper is shifting his focus from the music industry to Hollywood - because he wants to be an Academy Award winner within the next 10 years. The hip-hop star has landed small roles in films such as Ridley Scott's "", and takes on a more significant part in the new crime thriller "".

But T.I. admits he is building up his acting portfolio - because he doesn't want to be rapping into his late 30's like or . And he's intent on claiming gold at Tinseltown's most revered ceremony in the next decade.

The 29 year old tells Complex magazine, "I want to have an Oscar by then (40). I want to have made my mark in film as a producer and actor by the time I'm Jay's or Eminem's age."

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