Review: 2 Chainz' "Based on a T.R.U. Story"

First there were two boys, now there is 2 Chainz.  After taking a break from Playaz Circle, Tity Boi also took a new name.  Armed with the extra glossy moniker he hit the feature circuit and...

  • Review: 2 Chainz' "Based on a T.R.U. Story"
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    First there were two boys, now there is 2 Chainz.  After taking a break from Playaz Circle, Tity Boi also took a new name.  Armed with the extra glossy moniker he hit the feature circuit and appeared on over seventy-five tracks in two years.  Furthermore, he toured with Drake and talked shop on ESPN, all while promoting the release of his debut solo album.  The Real University allowed 2...
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     Beyoncé has remained rather silent since her much-talked about performance of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at President Obama's inauguration last week. While other artists have come to the defense of the The R&B legend, who was revealed to have lip-synced the performance, Bey has kept her lips tight. However, as of Saturday night, Beyoncé seems to have made her first statement on the...
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    Like father, like son. Both Birdman and his adopted son Lil' Wayne are now notorious for their face tattoos - last we heard, Baby had several large red stars inked on his skull, and Weezy got a variation of the Baker skateboard company logo on his forehead. Now, shortly after Wayne's release from the ICU, the Cash Money CEO has gotten "GTV" above his left...
  • DMX Finds Drake "Disprespectful" Says 10 Years Ago He'd "Beat Him Up"
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    Never one to mince words, DMX was on Power 105.1’s the Breakfast Club, and it appears his view on Canadian rapper Drake hasn’t changed one bit.  Earlier in the year, X was very open about disliking Drake saying “[I don’t] like anything about Drake...the way he walks..his haircut.” The Breakfast Club took the recent opportunity to broach the subject again and get DMX’s...
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    Lil Wayne did a very memorable interview with Katie Couric right around the release of Tha Carter III back in 2008, and this Monday, he'll be joining her once again on her talkshow (hopefully he'll refrain from calling her "Miss Katie" this time). A few clips from the show have been posted online, revealing excerpts of his sit-down with Couric , in which he talks about dropping out of school, as...
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    We've known a film for Yeezus has been in the works for a minute now. In February we got confirmation from the author of "American Pyscho", Bret Easton Ellis, that he'd been working on writing a film with 'Ye, and that was soon followed up with an official trailer for the film was released via Kanye's website. The trailer contained clips of the "Yeezus" tour, finishing off with the music...
  • Kendrick Lamar Leads 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards Nominations, Followed By Drake
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    You can't escape Kendrick Lamar in hip-hop at this point in time. After claiming to be the King of New York on Big Sean's "Control" and name-dropping a bunch of his colleagues, thus getting the rap world in a tizzy, he continues his domination with the upcoming BET Hip-Hop Awards. The West Coast native leads the nominations this year with 14, among them, Lyricist of the Year, Album of the Year,...
  • Kanye West Premieres 20 New Songs At A London Nightclub
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    Is Yeezy season approaching? Following his second performance at Wireless Festival, Kanye West reportedly played 20 new songs at a club in London last night. According to information gathered by KanyeToThe, Ye and Virgil took over the DJ booth during a private party at the club and proceeded to play the new music from a laptop.  No cameras were permitted during the...
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    Young Thug was reportedly arrested in Atlanta yesterday. Sources close to Complex say that the arrest "started as a traffic violation", but other charges may have arisen. Upon further investigation, Thug (real name Jeffrey Williams) was found in the database for Fulton County Jail. The charges listed for Thugger were "Possession Of A Schedule IV Controlled Substance, Driving...
  • Chance The Rapper Explains How Taking Acid Affected "Acid Rap"
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     Rising Chicago emcee, Chance The Rapper, had a major break through recently with the release of his new mixtape Acid Rap. And I'm sure many people have asked themselves what's the correlation between the mixtape's title, and the actual drug itself? Well, in a recent interview with MTV News, Chance talks about how taking acid played a role in the creative process for the...
  • Lil Wayne Working On New Single "Rich As F**k" Featuring 2 Chainz
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    According to HHNM, Lil Wayne's single "No Worries" is apparently still performing well on urban format radio, despite what's being speculated on Twitter. The Young Money boss is now ready to move on to his next single from his upcoming 10th studio album, I Am Not A Human Being II. The single "Rich As Fuck" will feature none other than 2 Chainz, with the video being shot and directed by...
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