2 Chainz News

  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: September 22
    This past week The Weeknd dominated the charts, although he was outshone only by country star Keith Urban. The race between the country star and r'n'b star was a close one, with 3,000 units making the difference for the #1 spot on the Billboard 200.
  • Cover of Most Educated Rappers
    With school back in session, we've decided to take a look at some of the rappers with college educations. Ashlee Ray goes through the list of both graduates, and College Dropouts in her latest video. Some of them may surprise you! Check it out below.
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Opens Up About His Father's Death & How It Influenced "B.O.A.T.S. II"
    While the majority of 2 Chainz' new album B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time is focused on bangers and hilarious punchlines, the last third of the record becomes more introspective. On the bonus track "Live and Learn (It Will)," the rapper actually opens up about the effect his father's passing had on him.
  • Cover of 2 Chainz & The Weeknd's First Week Sales Revealed
    Looks like 2 Chainz won't have to buy himself a new whip this week. The Me Time rapper expressed frustration over his underwhelming projected sales in a recent interview, which he attributed to an undershipment of the album.
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Talks On Pimp C's Mother Passing & How It Affected Him
    Pimp C's mother, Mama Wes, passed away almost exactly a month ago, and it left a mark on the hip-hop community who knew her so well. 2 Chainz counts himself among them, although he didn't know the late Pimp C that well, he considered Mama Wes a parental figure.
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Talks On Promotion For "B.O.A.T.S. II" & Sales Projections
    2 Chainz had a big week this past week, celebrating the release of his sophomore solo album, B.O.A.T.S. II: #METime, as well as his birthday on September 12th. With B.O.A.T.S.
  • Cover of Review: 2 Chainz' "B.O.A.T.S II: #METime"
    The Def Jam rapper explained that B.O.A.T.S II: #METime would be the ultimate record to self-reflect to, or gain some ‘me time’ as 2 Chainz calls it. Self-indulgent it certainly is, and we would expect nothing less from 2 Chainz, considering his swag and confidence.
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Once Tried To Rob A Wendy's In A Stolen Car
    2 Chainz was recently the alleged victim of a mugging, but according to Tity, he's also been on the other side of a robbery-- or at least attempted to.
  • Cover of Sales Projections For 2 Chainz "B.O.A.T.S. II" & The Weeknd's "Kiss Land"
    Both The Weeknd and 2 Chainz delivered new albums yesterday, September 10th, and today we have the projections for either project.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: Sept 2-10
    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.
  • Cover of Preview Of 2 Chainz' Cookbook "#MEALTIME"
    // As promised, 2 Chainz is delivering a cookbook with the purchase of his sophomore album B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time.
  • Cover of R. Kelly Announces Release Date For New "Black Panties" Album
    During a recent Black Panties listening session in Atlanta, R. Kelly revealed the release date for his twelfth solo album, that being in two months' time, on November 11th.
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: August 30 - September 5
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific bars are often overlooked (with the exception of anything ever uttered by Drake). This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: Aug. 26-Sept. 1
    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.
  • Cover of Kanye West Personally Photoshopped 2 Chainz' "B.O.A.T.S. II" Cover Art
    Kanye West has been working with the DONDA design team for some time now, but it's never been clear how involved he was in the artwork the company has produced. In an interview with Power 106, 2 Chainz revealed that Kanye definitely had a significant hand in his DONDA-designed album cover.
  • Cover of Police Found Guns & Drugs On 2 Chainz' Tour Bus
    When it was reported that 2 Chainz only charge after last week's tour bus incident was "obstruction of an officer," it seemed like the rapper's vehicle must have been clean. This couldn't be farther from the truth.
  • Cover of Watch "Made In America" Performances From Public Enemy, 2 Chainz, A$AP Rocky, Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar, Miguel, Wiz Khalifa, Macklemore
    Saturday was the first day of Budweiser's 2013 "Made In America" festival, held at Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Noteworthy acts included A$AP Rocky, Solange, Public Enemy, 2 Chainz, and Beyonce, who headlined last night.
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Tour Bus Reportedly Involved In Drug Arrest [Update: 2 Chainz Charged With Obstructing An Officer]
    2 Chainz is once more having trouble on the road, after being robbed in San Francisco where he was scheduled to perform in the Bay Area. This time, however, it appears Tity 2 Necklace may not have been on site during the incident, which involved his tour bus.
  • Cover of Most Ridiculous 2013 VMA Outfit? 2 Chainz Vs. Riff Raff
    We saw some wacky outfits last night at the VMAs, but none (well, maybe Miley Cyrus')  top Riff Raff and 2 Chainz choices. Between snakeskin pants, pink shoes, and all over patterns head to toe, its hard to pick a winner for who wore it worst.Click through to see both outfits, and decide using our "cop or not" rating
  • Cover of This Happened: Memorable Moments From The 2013 MTV VMAs
    The 2013 MTV VMAs went down last night in Brooklyn, New York. As with every year, there were plenty of surprises, whether it be performance-wise, fashion-wise, or otherwise. 
  • Cover of Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz & T.I. Entourage Member Allegedly Breaks Woman's Jaw
    Whatever it was that got 2 Chainz arrested was not the only illegal activity happening on the "America's Most Wanted" tour buses yesterday. A woman has come forth, claiming that an entourage member on the tour assaulted her after the show in OKC last night.
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Reveals "B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time" Tracklist
    2 Chainz revealed the cover art for B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time at the beginning of the month while on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. Today he follows that up with the official tracklist for the album.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Aug. 1-7)
    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 2 Chainz Apologizes To Fans For Missing OVO Fest
    After appearing on Drake's new track, many assumed 2 Chainz to be a guaranteed guest at Drizzy's OVO Fest. To fans' surprise he didn't appear during performances of "All Me" and "Mercy," but when the setlist appeared the next day (view in the gallery above), it was clear that Tity 2 Necklace was meant to be there.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: July 29-Aug. 4
    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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