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". So when Tech showed up at a 2 Chainz show in Kansas City recently, your boi Tity had to express his thanks. “To me, this nigga major,” said Chainz following his performance .“You already know I fuck with Tech N9ne. I know what he doing. I know how he getting’ money. I know how he keeping it humble."
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. Until we get those, Iamsu! has offered a short new effort for free stream. The Camo EP naturally features two guest spots from Sage, as well appearances from 2 Chainz and Dizzy Wright.
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. Recently, acts like Migos have taken ad-libs to the next level. While some rapper ad-libs can be annoying, there are those who've properly honed the ad-lib craft, and the result is usually entertaining. Ad-libs can also function as a tag or trademark for rappers-- the instant you hear one, you know who's on the track.
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.
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. This edition features Fabolous, 2 Chainz, Lil Wayne, 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.
2 Chainz Could Face Jail Time Following August Arrest
Remember that arrest 2 Chainz and his entourage were involved in back in August? Well, it appears that the case isn’t quite over yet, and that the ATL rapper is looking at possible jail time along with a $1,000 fine as a result of the arrest.
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.