Grammy-winning rapper T.I. might not have a green light on bringing back his “Family Hustle” series but he’s going full steam ahead with his new “The Grand Hustle” competition. The King of the South’s new show is set to premiere next week.

According to BET, the show is locked in and ready to kick-off July 19 with nearly 20 entrepreneurs looking for a full-time spot on Tip’s team.

BET Networks is gearing up for a hot summer with a sizzling series premiere on Thursday, July 19th. King of the South, Tip “T.I.” Harris, welcomes 16 hopeful entrepreneurs to Atlanta to compete for the chance at a major payday and an executive position within his Grand Hustle empire. Hailing from humble beginnings, the Grammy-award winning rapper, actor and business mogul, hustled his way to the top of the corporate ladder. Now, T.I. is looking for the nation’s next big hustler to join him in the boardroom. Tune in to witness who will be crowned King or Queen in T.I.’s THE GRAND HUSTLE premiering on Thursday, July 19th at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT.

A few hours ago, T.I. shut down hype about his VH1 “Family Hustle” series coming back.

This week, a report emerged about Tip and his wife Tiny’s popular series making a low-key comeback.

theJasmineBRAND exclusively reports, Tameka ‘Tiny’ Harris is officially returning to reality TV. In May, we broke the story that the Xscap3 member had allegedly been offered two different reality show deals. Sources confirm what we reported earlier this year, Tiny is allegedly returning to VH1. We’re told that Tiny and husband T.I. are allegedly reviving their show, T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle. The initial show aired on VH1 and premiered on December 5, 2011. (theJasmineBRAND)

In March 2017, Tiny acknowledged their show’s epic run.