2 Chainz News

  • Most Educated Rappers
    Most Educated Rappers
    Sep 18, 2013 at 09:44am
    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.
  • 2 Chainz Opens Up About His Father's Death & How It Influenced "B.O.A.T.S. II"
    2 Chainz Opens Up About His Father's Death & How It Influenced "B.O.A.T.S. II"
    Sep 17, 2013 at 07:55pm
    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. 2 Chainz further elaborated on his relationship with his father in a recent interview with FUSE.
  • 2 Chainz & The Weeknd's First Week Sales Revealed
    2 Chainz & The Weeknd's First Week Sales Revealed
    Sep 17, 2013 at 06:13pm
    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.
  • 2 Chainz Talks On Pimp C's Mother Passing & How It Affected Him
    2 Chainz Talks On Pimp C's Mother Passing & How It Affected Him
    Sep 17, 2013 at 10:33am
    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.
  • 2 Chainz Talks On Promotion For "B.O.A.T.S. II" & Sales Projections
    2 Chainz Talks On Promotion For "B.O.A.T.S. II" & Sales Projections
    Sep 13, 2013 at 12:37pm
    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.
  • Review: 2 Chainz' "B.O.A.T.S II: #METime"
    Review: 2 Chainz' "B.O.A.T.S II: #METime"
    Sep 12, 2013 at 10:18am
    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.
  • 2 Chainz Once Tried To Rob A Wendy's In A Stolen Car
    2 Chainz Once Tried To Rob A Wendy's In A Stolen Car
    Sep 11, 2013 at 03:22pm
    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. During his appearance on the Hip Hop sketch comedy show, the GOOD Music rapper recalled a hilarious story from high school in which he tried to rob a Wendy's in a stolen vehicle.
  • Sales Projections For 2 Chainz "B.O.A.T.S. II" & The Weeknd's "Kiss Land"
    Sales Projections For 2 Chainz "B.O.A.T.S. II" & The Weeknd's "Kiss Land"
    Sep 11, 2013 at 03:18pm
    Both The Weeknd and 2 Chainz delivered new albums yesterday, September 10th, and today we have the projections for either project. This is 2 Chainz sophomore effort, following a very well-received debut, Based On A T.R.U. Story. Will Tity Boi's second installment live up to the first? By the looks of things, sales are not. The Hair Weave Killa is on course to sell only 55,000 - 65,000 -- compare this to 147,000 opening week with his first album.
  • Top Tracks Of The Week: Sept 2-10
    Top Tracks Of The Week: Sept 2-10
    Sep 10, 2013 at 07:44pm
    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. This edition features Meek Mill, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz and more! Take a look at the list in the gallery above, and feel free to let us know your own favorite tracks in the comments.
  • Preview Of 2 Chainz' Cookbook "#MEALTIME"
    Preview Of 2 Chainz' Cookbook "#MEALTIME"
    Sep 9, 2013 at 10:23am
    // As promised, 2 Chainz is delivering a cookbook with the purchase of his sophomore album B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time.
  • R. Kelly Announces Release Date For New "Black Panties" Album
    R. Kelly Announces Release Date For New "Black Panties" Album
    Sep 8, 2013 at 05:30pm
    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. The follow-up to 2012′s Write Me Back as so far been led by the single "My Story", which features 2 Chainz and was recently given the visual treatment. Kelly assured those present at the listening session that they wouldn't be disappointed by his new project. 
  • Lyrics Of The Week: August 30 - September 5
    Lyrics Of The Week: August 30 - September 5
    Sep 6, 2013 at 08:30pm
    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. Keep in mind, these are the most noteworthy lyrics of the week, not necessarily the best. Also, it's hard to get everything right - if you notice any errors, don't hesitate to let us know in the comments section. Lines we're not quite sure about will be bolded.
  • Top Tracks Of The Week: Aug. 26-Sept. 1
    Top Tracks Of The Week: Aug. 26-Sept. 1
    Sep 5, 2013 at 12:22am
    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. This edition features Lil wayne, Eminem, Pusha T and more! Take a look at the list in the gallery above, and feel free to let us know your own favorite tracks in the comments.
  • Kanye West Personally Photoshopped 2 Chainz' "B.O.A.T.S. II" Cover Art
    Kanye West Personally Photoshopped 2 Chainz' "B.O.A.T.S. II" Cover Art
    Sep 4, 2013 at 12:49pm
    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.
  • Police Found Guns & Drugs On 2 Chainz' Tour Bus
    Police Found Guns & Drugs On 2 Chainz' Tour Bus
    Sep 3, 2013 at 05:43pm
    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.
  • Watch "Made In America" Performances From Public Enemy, 2 Chainz, A$AP Rocky, Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar, Miguel, Wiz Khalifa, Macklemore
    Watch "Made In America" Performances From Public Enemy, 2 Chainz, A$AP Rocky, Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar, Miguel, Wiz Khalifa, Macklemore
    Sep 1, 2013 at 10:41pm
    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. Unfortunately, the live stream of the event was cut short after Bey performed her singles "Run the World (Girls)" and "End of Time" early on.  
  • 2 Chainz Tour Bus Reportedly Involved In Drug Arrest [Update: 2 Chainz Charged With Obstructing An Officer]
    2 Chainz Tour Bus Reportedly Involved In Drug Arrest [Update: 2 Chainz Charged With Obstructing An Officer]
    Aug 29, 2013 at 05:52pm
    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.
  • Most Ridiculous 2013 VMA Outfit? 2 Chainz Vs. Riff Raff
    Most Ridiculous 2013 VMA Outfit? 2 Chainz Vs. Riff Raff
    Aug 26, 2013 at 05:18pm
    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.  
  • This Happened: Memorable Moments From The 2013 MTV VMAs
    This Happened: Memorable Moments From The 2013 MTV VMAs
    Aug 26, 2013 at 12:16pm
    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.  In case you missed the event, we've got you covered with a bunch of the footage here. If you don't have time for the whole show, we're taking a look through all the moments that you should know about from last night, whether they were weird or great, you be the judge. What was your favorite moment?
  • Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz & T.I. Entourage Member Allegedly Breaks Woman's Jaw
    Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz & T.I. Entourage Member Allegedly Breaks Woman's Jaw
    Aug 23, 2013 at 03:56pm
    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.
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