New 2 Chainz Songs, Mixtapes & Videos


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Beat Break: StreetRunner Shares the Story Behind His 5 Biggest Songs [Feature ]

StreetRunner has been sprinkling speaker-knocking sample chops into street rap for the last decade-and-a-half. The Miami native, who scored his first Billboard Hot 100 hit in 2004 with Terror Squad’s “Take Me... Read More

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How the Internet Allowed a Rapper’s “Window” to Never Completely Close [Feature ]

To the sound of Yung L.A.’s "Ain't I," Young Dro emerged before a tepid A3C crowd to perform a remix verse that has consistently caused a stir across his home state for almost a decade. But on this night,... Read More

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2 Chainz Didn’t Understand What Migos Were Saying When They First Arrived [Feature ]

Migos might currently be the kings of Atlanta hip-hop but in an interview late last week with DJ Drama, fellow ATLien 2 Chainz reminded everyone that the trio of Quavo, Offset and Takeoff haven't always been wildly... Read More

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Hip-Hop Records With a Side of Blue Cheese: An Absurdly Detailed Investigation [Feature ]

I fucking hate blue cheese. For as strong of a following as the crumbly dairy grossness has built up over the years, I've always found it to taste like foot-dirt, and no amount of dressing it’s soaked in or burger... Read More

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2 Chainz Creates a Rap Supergroup “Starting Five” & It’s Perfect [Feature ]

Earlier this week, 2 Chainz stopped by The Cruz Show on Los Angeles' Power 106 to promote today's release of Pretty Girls Like Trap Music, the fourth solo album of his career. During the interview, the ATL... Read More

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2 Chainz ‘Pretty Girls Like Trap Music’ 1 Listen Album Review [Feature ]

The highest peak of stardom is like Mount Everest; many embark on the journey but few plant their flag at the top. Even fewer are awarded a second chance. Once “Duffle Bag Boys” came and went, I assumed both... Read More

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2 Chainz Had to Pay Ludacris $100k Per Album to Exit DTP Record Deal [Feature ]

Before 2 Chainz became the superstar recording artist he is today, the Atlanta native was a member of Playaz Circle, a duo signed to Ludacris' once prosperous record label Disturbing Tha Peace. In order to... Read More

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Statik Selektah Says 2 Chainz is “Rapping Like He’s From Brooklyn” on Joint LP [Feature ]

Fans of Statik Selektah's "Smoke Break" featuring 2 Chainz are in store for quite a treat later this year.  According to the veteran producer—who announced a management deal with Roc Nation earlier today (May... Read More

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2 Chainz is One of Drake’s Favorite Rappers of All-Time, But Does He Have His Own Barn Door? [Feature ]

On Tuesday (May 23), 2 Chainz announced that his mildly-delayed new album Pretty Girls Like Trap Music, his first since ColleGrove with Lil Wayne last March, will be released on June 16. To get fans excited about the... Read More

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Fake News: 5 Takeaways From 2 Chainz & Drake’s Studio Session [Feature ]

Word on the internet is that 2 Chainz and Drake were in the studio the other night. The “Big Amount” collaborators are each prepping new projects of their own—Drake has his More Life playlist on the way,... Read More

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2 Chainz is Selling a $90k Christmas Sweater For Charity [Feature ]

Last holiday season, 2 Chainz generated nearly $2 million in profit from his line of "Dabbin Santa" Christmas sweaters. A large portion of the proceeds was then donated to a variety of charities, which included homeless... Read More

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10 Hip-Hop Careers Summarized Using Only 1 Word [Feature ]

Violent, uncontrollable anger is how the dictionary defines the word rage. Rage is hard to soothe, a challenge to calm—think of a bull staring down the color red. I found it interesting that Joe Budden wanted to change... Read More

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2 Chainz, “Hibachi For Lunch” & The Endless Hustle [Feature ]

Just over two months removed from the release of his Daniel Son; Necklace Don mixtape, 2 Chainz is back today (October 28) with a new seven-track offering entitled Hibachi For Lunch, a nod to the Atlanta... Read More

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Mighty Unhealthy: Why Hip-Hop’s Wellness is an Alarming Issue [Feature ]

Hip-hop, as with any cultural force or art form, is driven by action just as much as words and notes. The minds and bodies of the emcee and the producer are of critical importance to the potency of the musical and cultural... Read More

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Stream 2 Chainz New “Daniel Son; Necklace Don” Mixtape [Feature ]

As promised earlier in the week, 2 Chainz has released his brand new mix-album, Daniel Son; Necklace Don. The free, 10-track project marks the third release of 2016 for the College Park, Georgia, native, following the Lil... Read More

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2 Chainz to Release New Mixtape “Daniel Son; Necklace Don” [Feature ]

In an Instagram post late Monday evening, 2 Chainz revealed his plans to release a brand new mixtape, entitled Daniel Son; Necklace Don, this Friday (August 5).  Amusingly, the announcement came in the form of a... Read More

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2 Chainz Chose to Compete With Kendrick Lamar’s “untitled/unmastered” - Did It Matter? [Feature ]

When I first saw the numbers for 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne's best friends forever allbum, Collegrove, I was a little surprised. Granted, Chainz and Wayne are no longer at the height of their respective popularity,... Read More

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Collegrove: The Deep History of Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz’ Friendship [Feature ]

“If it wasn’t for Wayne, it wouldn’t be a lot of dudes in the game, including me” - 2 Chainz Lil Wayne signed a deal with Cash Money Records at the age of nine. It was a deal that changed his... Read More

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2 Chainz - Collegrove [Album]

Fresh off the success of his Dabbin' Santa holiday sweaters, 2 Chainz has released Collegrove, a semi-joint album release with fellow veteran Southern rapper Lil Wayne. The title of the release is a mash-up combining 2 Chainz... Read More

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Will 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne’s Joint “ColleGrove” Album Be a TIDAL Exclusive? [Feature ]

Last November, while taping a podcast with Rap Radar, 2 Chainz revealed that he and Lil Wayne were working on a new project, entitled ColleGrove.  It's #ColliGrove ya heard me ! — Tity Boi (2 Chainz)... Read More

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2 Chainz - Felt Like Cappin [Album]

After dropping off Trapavelli Tre just last August, 2 Chainz Felt Like Cappin, and so the Atlanta hitmaker has returned with the surprise release of a brand new project. The short-but-sweet offering brings six original... Read More

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2 Chainz - Watch Out [Stream]

Update: The Motion Family-directed visuals for 2 Chainz’ Watch Out single have been added. Watch Out, the next installment in 2 Chainz’ Trap-A-Velli series is coming soon, and now we have a first look (well,... Read More

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2 Chainz & Dabbin’ Santa Taught Me the True Meaning of Christmas [Feature ]

Stepping onto the patio, I’m greeted not by the kiss of winter’s wind but the warm breath of spring. It feels like the end of August and not the middle of December. Kids are in the streets on their bicycles,... Read More

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2 Chainz - Trapavelli Tre [Album]

Def Jam hitmaker 2 Chainz has released Trapavelli Tre, a free 15-track mixtape. Included on the project are previously-released selections "Watch Out," "Everything I Know" and "Goat." Joining the artist formerly known as... Read More

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2 Chainz - Goat ft. The-Dream [Stream]

2 Chainz has released Goat, a new collaboration with The-Dream that will appear on his forthcoming mixtape, Trapavelli Tre, due out this Thursday, August 13. The street-ready cut is co-produced by newcomer B Wheezy and... Read More

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2 Chainz - Everything I Know [Stream]

2 Chainz has released Everything I Know, the latest cut from the ATL hitmaker’s forthcoming mixtape, Trapavelli Tre. The Nard & B-produced record follows last month’s Watch Out. Read More

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Eric Bellinger - Valet ft. Fetty Wap & 2 Chainz [Stream]

“You gon hear this when your radio play,” sings R&B artist Eric Bellinger on his latest single, the 2 Chainz and Fetty Wap-assisted Valet. Is he right? Well, thanks to a catchy melody by Nic Nac, and a few... Read More

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“Thot” Sues 2 Chainz for $5 Million, Does She Have a Point? [Feature ]

It's hard out here for a pimp. 2 Chainz, aka Tity Boi, aka Tauheed Epps is being sued for the large sum of $5 million by a woman who recently appeared in a video with the ATL rapper (via TMZ). The woman, who's... Read More

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Travi$ Scott - 3500 ft. Future & 2 Chainz [Stream]

Travi$ Scott gives us a taste of his highly anticipated Rodeo album with its first official single, 3500, its title a nod to a $3,500 fur coat that Kim Kardashian purchased for daughter North West (because why not). The... Read More