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Rapper T.I. has recently sent people on social media into a frenzy regarding his new revelation.

During a recent interview, the “ASAP” rapper claimed that he takes his 18-year-old daughter, Deyjah Harris on annual gynecologist appointments to “make sure her hymen is still intact.”

“This is the thing. Deyjah’s 18, just graduated high school now and she’s attending her first year of college, figuring it out for herself,” the rapper said. “And yes, not only have we had the [sex] conversation, we have yearly trips to the gynecologist to check her hymen.”

However, physicians have attempted to warn T.I. that a woman’s hymen can break from athletic activities such as bicycling or horseback riding. Nevertheless, T.I. is still passionate about wanting to see Deyjah’s results.

“And so then [the doctor] come and say, ‘Well I just want you to know that there are other ways besides sex that the hymen can be broken like bike-riding, athletics, horseback riding and just other forms of athletic physical activity.’ So I say, “Look doc, she doesn’t ride no horses, she doesn’t ride no bike, she don’t play no sports. Man, just check the hymen please and give me back my results expeditiously.”

“I think that most kids, man, in hindsight, looking back, they always thank their parents for not allowing them to damage themselves as much as they could have,” he said, continuing to defend his actions.

Tip concluded his interview by saying, “As of her 18th birthday, her hymen is still intact.”

Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter @GlennishaMorgan.