Drake's "All Me" Goes Gold [Update: "Hold On, We're Going Home" 2x Platinum]
Drake is no stranger to the plaques at this point. His album is Platinum went platinum only a few weeks after release, and its first two singles, "Started From The Bottom," and "Hold On We're Going Home" have each gone double platinum.
2 Chainz Announces "2 Good 2 Be T.R.U." Tour With Pusha T & August Alsina
2 Chainz is still working on pushing his sophomore album, B.O.A.T.S. II: #METime, and in an effort to give it an extra push he's announced a new solo tour, the "2 Good 2 Be T.R.U." tour, for which he'll bring along Pusha T, August Alsina and Cap 1. Tity 2 Necklace will hit the road in February, starting out in Boston, and continuing his trek into the following month. He'll wrap up "2 Good 2 Be T.R.U." tour in Washington, D.C. on March 24th. Peep the full set of tour dates below.
Kanye West & 2 Chainz Perform At Leonardo DiCaprio's Birthday Party
Celebrity and lover of rap Leonardo DiCaprio was celebrating his birthday out in New York City last night, at TAO Downtown, and 2 Chainz was among the guests at the event, where he also took the stage to perform some of his hit tracks for the birthday boy. During Tity Boi's performance for Leo's 39th birthday he got Kanye West (who flew from Los Angeles to NYC for the surprise) to come out, as they ran through tracks like “Birthday,” “Mercy,” “I Don’t Like (Remix),” “Gold Digger,” “Runaway,” “Good Life,” “All of the Lights,” and “New Slaves.”
2 Chainz Says He Was Misquoted Regarding Jay Z Feature & Sex Tape Plans
2 Chainz is known to say some pretty colorful things in interviews. Whether talking about his $100,000 feature package, or his attempt to rob a Wendy's in his teens, we've come to expect outrageous claims from the rapper.
Bun B Reveals “Trill OG: The Epilogue” Album Cover & Tracklist
Bun B recently announced that he would be releasing the final project in his Trill series, which would be compiled from music he recorded around the time of 2010's Trill OG.
2 Chainz Working On Third Studio Album; Has First Single Done
This ATL rapper never seems to slow down or take a break. Immediately after dropping his latest album, B.O.A.T.S. II: ME Time, 2 Chainz was already working on his 3rd studio album.
2 Chainz Reportedly Would Like To Release A Sex Tape
2 Chainz claimed that he wants to "make a sex tape and put it on Netflix" in his track "Netflix" off B.O.A.T.S. 2, but little did we know just how true that statement is. In a new interview with Playboy, the rapper reveals his future goal of actually putting out a sex tape. Why, exactly? It seems Tity Boi only has the money on his mind.
15 Hilarious 2 Chainz Lines
Whether we know him as the infamous 2 Chainz, Tity Boi or one half of Playaz Circle, the rapper has written some of the funniest and sometimes plain ridiculous lines in hip hop. His fans can’t help but memorize and shout out his outrageous quotables, something which is beginning to characterize Tity 2 Necklace.
Charts Don’t Lie: October 6
This past week the Drake frenzy surrounding Nothing Was The Same came to a peak when the actual first week sales were released. The rapper's album had the best opening week of this year second to Justin Timberlake's come back effort-- he even topped Jay Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail first week sales. Nonetheless, his reach hasn't quite made the 1 million mark yet, although, if he continues on this path, it could very well happen on his next effort.
Cover Art Revealed For Cam'ron's Mixtape "Ghetto Heaven Vol. 1" [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
Cam'ron is returning to the mixtape circuit on July 4th with a new tape called Ghetto Heaven Vol. 1. Today Killa Cam revealed the cover art for the project, which you can see above. The tracklist should arrive soon as should music from the project, so stay tuned. Cam'ron's latest release was "Golden Friends." Listen to it below.
2 Chainz Says He Fired His Bodyguard Following San Francisco Robbery
2 Chainz run-in with a few robbers in San Francisco caught him a lot of media attention, although it may not have been for the reasons Tity Boi wanted. Following the incident, there was a lot of confusion as to what exactly went down.
Charts Don't Lie: September 29
This week has been Drizzy Drake everything, with the official release of Nothing Was The Same and a bunch of promo for it. Drake has not started taking over the charts yet, but that will change next week when we get the results of his first week sales. The projections were revealed this past week, and although many OVO fans were hopeful Drake would reach 1 million in the first week, it seems he doesn't quite have that much power yet.
2 Chainz To Pay Homage To Hot Boys In Upcoming "Used 2" Video [Update: Photos From Video Shoot]
With many of us still having “Feds Watching”, and “Where You been?” heavy in rotation, 2 Chainz is already readying another single off his sophomore album B.O.A.T.S. II: #METime.
Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz, ScHoolboy Q & More To Perform At 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards
Around a month ago BET revealed the nominations for this year's BET Hip-Hop Awards, which go down in Atlanta on September 28th.
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. The race was so close, in fact, that Drizzy and The Weeknd prematurely celebrated, when Drake congratulated his friend at his recent L.A. show.
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.
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. 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
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
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 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.