It was a good week for Tameka “Tiny” Harris. In addition to making up with her Xscape group members, she also made a huge business move.
The singer and songwriter announced via Instagram that she is now the owner of the Atlanta Heirs.
“Proud to be the first female owner of a co-ed professional basketball league,” Tiny said. “Thx to everyone in this picture for helping me make this monumental boss move!! I’m excited to share this with the world and more so with my city #atlanta. I’m officially the owner of, “The Atlanta Heirs “!!”
The new team is a part of the Global Mixed Gender Basketball league that features both men and women, playing on the same team, with male and female coaches, managers and staff.
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On their website they note, “the team is paid on equal levels; no more will a woman make less than a man for performing the same job.”
Family friend, Monica’s husband and former NBA player, Shannon Brown and former WNBA player Kym Hampton came out to give their professional basketball expertise to preliminary tryouts.
In other Tiny news, the 41-year-old doesn’t appear to be splitting from her husband rapper, T.I. anytime soon. As reported by People, a Wednesday morning divorce hearing was cancelled because T.I. was never officially served with papers.
The pair spent the holidays with their children, Valentine’s Day together, and plan to be on-camera together for the upcoming season of VH1’s T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle.