2 Chainz News

 
  • Cover of Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Fabolous, DMX And More To Play Def Jam 30th Anniversary Concert
    Earlier this summer, The Source announced a huge hip-hop concert, set to hit Brooklyn's Barclay's Center on September 20th, and now Def Jam has one occurring less than a month later at the same venue.
  • Cover of Migos Respond To 2 Chainz Saying They Took Their Flow From Three 6 Mafia
    It's pretty common knowledge that Migos became widely popular after Drake hopped on their "Versace" record, and borrowed what many now pinpoint as the Migos flow. It's a choppy flow that we've seen take on different shapes and forms over the past year depending on who borrows it.
  • Cover of Cam'ron Reveals Nicki Minaj, 2 Chainz, Wiz Khalifa & More Featured On "First Of The Month" Series
    Cam'ron recently spoke with MTV News about his upcoming First Of The Month series which is finally receiving a roll out this summer. The extended series will see Killa Cam dropping new music on, you guessed it, the first of the month, along with visuals as well.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: May 5-11
    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 10 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
  • Cover of Review: 2 Chainz's "Freebase" EP
    I don’t believe there’s a single person on Earth who saw Tity Boi becoming a national superstar.
  • Cover of Lil Reese Accuses 2 Chainz Of Stealing Hook For "Wuda Shuda Cuda"
    The phrase "Shoulda Coulda Woulda" has been around for quite some time, with variations on it popping up everywhere from a song title on Chief Keef's 2013 tape Almighty So to a title of an episode of "Sex In The City." Most recently, 2 Chainz borrowed a variant of the phrase ("Wuda Cuda Shuda") for the name of a t
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Says New Album Will Not Be Called "B.O.A.T.S. III"
    2 Chainz took to Twitter awhile back to announce that he'd begun working on a third instalment within his B.O.A.T.S. series- B.O.A.T.S. III. Following that brief announcement, Tity Boi released a few random tracks, and announced his Freebase EP.
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Must Stay Sober For 18 Months To Avoid Charges
    2 Chainz was arrested at an L.A. airport last June when ingredients to make codeine-based drug concoction, 'lean' were found in his bag. The rapper has since copped a plea deal over the charges, but he'll have to lay off the syrup for a while.
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Speaks On Donald Sterling Controversy
    2 Chainz just delivered his new Freebase EP last night, and he stopped by Chelsea Lately last night to promote the project.
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Calls Out Funkmaster Flex For Saying He Had Worst Freestyle Ever
    The beef between rappers and Funkmaster Flex of Hot 97 continues. After Iggy Azalea got on Hot 97 and cleared up her issues with the veteran New York DJ just the other week, it seems Funk has made himself another foe, this time Atlanta's 2 Chainz. 
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper, 2 Chainz, Danny Brown And More React To DJ Rashad's Death
    Though DJ Rashad was a more well-known figure in the dance music world, he had his fair share of friends and admirers in the hip-hop sphere. Yesterday, the 35-year-old DJ was found dead in his apartment, with narcotics and drug paraphernalia allegedly found near his body.
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Reveals Tracklist For "Freebase" EP
    Last week 2 Chainz announced that he'd be hitting us with a new EP on May 5th, while revealing the cover artwork for the EP.
  • Cover of Funkmaster Flex Says That 2 Chainz Had The Worst Freestyle Ever On His Show
    On Friday, Funkmaster Flex appeared on the ESPN show "Highly Questionable" with Dan Le Batard and Bomani Jones to answer questions about partying with J.R. Smith, wanting to meet Kirstie Alley, and the worst freestyles that have ever been featured on his show.
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Announces New EP "Freebase" With Cover Art & Release Date
    2 Chainz already told us he was working on his next album, which continues the B.O.A.T. theme with a title of B.O.A.T.S. 3. However, before that time comes (we've yet to receive any concrete updates on it), we'll be receiving an EP to hold us over.
  • Cover of DJ Mustard Talks On His Single With Ty Dolla $ign & 2 Chainz, Kendrick Lamar Collaboration In The Works
    DJ Mustard is undeniably on top of his producer game right now, having multiple hits on the Top 100 for various artists. His sound is definitely in demand, and for an in-depth interview with Hardknock TV the producer breaks down how he created one of his chart-topping hits, Kid Ink's "Show Me" with Chris Brown.
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Charged With Felony For Codeine Possession [Update: 2 Chainz Pleads Not Guilty]
    Last June, we reported that 2 Chainz was nabbed by L.A.X. security for having marijuana and promethazine in his checked baggage. Now, TMZ reports that the Atlanta rapper has been charged with one count of codeine possession, an offense punishable by up to three years in prison.
  • Cover of Damn Son, Where'd You Find This: 10 Unexpected Samples In Hip-Hop
    When sampling, producers usually try to find obscure and/or rare source material to draw from, both because they don't want listeners to associate their final product with a song they already know, and because they'd likely to avoid copyright issues.
  • Cover of Review: Kevin Gates' "By Any Means"
    March has been a damn good month for Baton Rouge hip-hop, and for fans of the genre as a whole. The release of Kevin Gates' highly anticipated mixtape By Any Means comes just weeks after southern icon and fellow Louisiana native Boosie was released from prison.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (March 15-21)
    Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter. Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans.
  • Cover of Lil Boosie Has Collaborations With T.I., 2 Chainz & Justin Bieber On Deck
    Lil Boosie isn't wasting any time since being release from prison. The Baton Rouge rapper has already released a couple of tracks, and apparently he's a good chunk of the way through his new album.
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Praises Tech N9ne For "Getting Money" & "Keeping It Humble"
    While they have very different approaches, 2 Chainz has been vocal in his appreciation for Tech N9ne. On an episode of MTV's RapFix earlier this month, Tity 2 Necklace praised the rappers skills, saying, "that boy can rap".
  • Cover of Stream Iamsu!'s "Camo" EP
    We're expecting two big projects from the HBK Gang this year. Both Iamsu! and his rich-off-Vine counterpart Sage The Gemini will be releasing their debut albums, and we'll apparently be hearing both of them on many of the tracks from each.
  • Cover of Best Rapper Ad-Libs Currently In The Game
    When used properly, ad-libs can really accelerate the popularity of an artist. Just ask Big Sean or 2 Chainz. These between-the-lines phrases are designed to hype up listeners, adding extra energy to their verses. Ad-libs tend to be funny, serious, or flat-out ridiculous.
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Reveals He's Working On "B.O.A.T.S III"
    Since the beginning of the New Year many rappers have announced new albums they're working on, for delivery in 2014. Just yesterday we heard from Meek Mill that his new effort is already more than half done, and now 2 Chainz has taken to Twitter to reveal there will be a third instalment in the B.O.A.T.S series.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: Dec 23-29
    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
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