2 Chainz News

  • Cover of 2 Chainz Talks On Why Jay Z Collaboration Hasn't Happened Yet
    2 Chainz has done collaborations with just about everybody in the rap game. However, one rapper who hasn't come calling for a Tity Boi feature is Jay Z. 2 Chainz is promising something big and unique with his upcoming album, B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time, recently revealing fans will get a cookbook with the deluxe edition.
  • Cover of R. Kelly Announces New Single With 2 Chainz, Reveals Artwork
    R. Kelly has been re-establishing his presence in music with a guest appearance on YMCMB's Rich Gang compilation, and a huge headlining performance at last week's Pitchfork Music Festival.
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Explains His Healthy Lifestyle & How He Feels About Ludacris Still Profiting From Him
    2 Chainz definitely reps his single "I'm Different," recently revealing that he has plans for a cookbook, to be released alongside his upcoming album, B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time. The rapper is known for Instagramming an array of healthy meals, on the daily, and so now fans will be able to make similar meals.
  • Cover of 2 Chainz' Sophomore Album Will Include A Cookbook
    2 Chainz' love for top notch cuisine is no secret. He's vocal about it, and his Instagram account is filled with snapshots of exquisite dishes, most of which are prepared by his personal chef.
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Talks Dumbing Down Music, Running During Robbery, T.R.U. University Label
    2 Chainz' winning streak hasn't stopped yet, after a very successful debut album in 2012, the rapper is ready for another hit in 2013, with B.O.A.T.S.
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Confirms His Rate Is $100K Per Feature, Details What You Get
    Around when 2 Chainz was blowing up last year, Kanye West took to his not often used Twitter and tweeted that Tity Boi would now be charging $100,000 for a verse because he's "G.O.O.D." That definitely got people talking, although there was never confirmation as to whether Kanye was being serious.
  • Cover of Ludacris Discusses "Ludaversal," Kanye West's Album & 2 Chainz On The Breakfast Club
    The Breakfast Club nabbed another first-time guest, following their interview with Jay-Z, Ludacris made an appearance on the radio station recently.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (June 21-27)
    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 Photo Of 2 Chainz' Stolen Driver License & Bank Card Posted On Instagram
    2 Chainz grabbed the attention of hip-hop blogosphere at the beginning of June when he was robbed at gunpoint in San Francisco. However, it wasn't attention Tity Boi wanted, and so he proceeded to deny the robbery took place on Twitter.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (June 14-20)
    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 Explains Meaning Behind "Me Time" Album Title
    There are a lot of feelings and emotions one might experience while listening to a 2 Chainz album, but Tity 2 Necklace has one form of escapism in mind for his new album, B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time. In a recent interview with MTV, the rapper compared his music to a vacation, which is reflected in the title.
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Reveals Album Title & Brings Out Drake
    Not being slowed up by having armed men attempt to rob him, 2 Chainz continues to rock crowds, and most recently was in Atlanta where he made a big announcement revealing the title of his new album, and then proceeded to introduce his special guest for the evening, Drake. 
  • Cover of 2 Chainz's Security Guard Explains San Francisco Robbery [Update: 2 Chainz Speaks On Robbery]
     Back and forth reports are stating that 2 Chainz was robbed at gun point on June 9th, while Chainz denies these allegations, his security guard, Harold Folsom, called into Ohio's 107.5 radio station to discuss the incident.
  • Cover of BTS Photos: Video Shoot For 2 Chainz & Pharrell's "Feds Watching"
     After debuting the new single, "Feds Watching", a couple weeks ago at Summer Jam, 2 Chainz and Pharrell have already began to shoot the music video for the record as photos from their session have surfaced this evening. 
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Reportedly Robbed In San Francisco, Shots Were Fired [Update: Robbery Footage Added]
    2 Chainz is at the height of his fame, and with his bright clothing and affinity for gold jewelry (plus his long hair and height) the rapper doesn't really have a choice but to stick out wherever he goes.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne, T.I. & 2 Chainz Cover XXL Magazine
    Lil Wayne, T.I. and 2 Chainz are setting out on their "America's Most Wanted" tour this summer, and the three are kicking things off by appearing on the cover of the newest issue of XXL magazine. View the shared cover, as well as the rappers' respective solo poses in the gallery above.
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Booked For Marijuana Possession At The Los Angeles International Airport [Update: Make That Felony Narcotics Possession]
    As alleged by the omnipotent TMZ, it seems 2 Chainz was just arrested at the Los Angeles International Airport after police officers discovered weed on his person as he was boarding an airplane in Terminal 5.
  • Cover of The Tallest Rappers On Earth
    "Progress can only come from those rare giants among men, each giant calling to his brother through the desolate intervals of time." -Nietzsche, 'Philosophy in the Tragic Age of the Greeks' 
  • Cover of 2 Chainz To Premiere New Single This Sunday At Summer Jam
     After revealing the release date for his sophomore album just last week, 2 Chainz announced that he will now debut the first single off his project this Sunday at Summer Jam.
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Announces Release Date For Sophomore Album
     Even with his debut album Based On A T.R.U. Story still in rotation for many people, 2 Chainz' focus is now on his sophomore album and has announced the release date for the upcoming LP.
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: May 3-9
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions. 
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Appears On "Law & Order: SVU"
    We first saw 2 Chainz' acting chops when he appeared on an episode of "2 Broke Girls." Now the rapper returns to the small screen, with a cameo in a "Law & Order: SVU" episode.
  • Cover of T.I. Reveals He's Looking At Yo Gotti, Problem, Jeremih & Kirko Bangz To Join Hustle Gang Crew
    Tip really seems to have begun carefully promoting and forming his Hustle Gang crew as of late. The rapper and his crew dropped their first collaborative effort together, G.D.O.D., just this week, and preceded it with several group interviews. In a new interview with Tip and Hustle Gang, T.I.
  • Cover of Scott Storch Says He's A "Studio Junkie," Working With 2 Chainz
    Producer Scott Storch wasn't doing too well last year, with a warrant issued for his arrest  over unpaid child support, plus another arrest over cocaine. The producer has had more than a few public struggles, whether financial or drug-related, since his rise in the '90s.
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Found Not Guilty Of Marijuana Possession
    2 Chainz is off the hook for a weed bust that happened in February, when the two arresting officers took a photo with the rapper. 
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