1. 2 Chainz Talks 'Daniel Son; Necklace Don,' Underdog Status & The Streaming Service Debate

    August 12, 2016 5:42 PM EDT Atlanta rapper  2 Chainz   has built his career around his tenacity. I n  his purs uit  of being the  best rap per out, he’s also expanded his brand with  Trapavelli  merchandise  a n d a  hosting gig  for   GQ ’s  Most Expensivest Shit , expected to air on  Fuse TV soon. Chainz also…

  2. 2 Chainz to Release 'Daniel Son, Necklace Don' Mixtape This Friday

    August 02, 2016 11:50 AM EDT With potential new releases from Frank Ocean and Travis Scott landing this Friday (Aug. 5), a new 2 Chainz  project will also arrive by week's end. The Atlanta rapper, also known as @hairweavekiller on Instagram, revealed the news via a screenshot of a text conversation with Drake on his…

  3. 2 Chainz Parties with Hpnotiq & His Dog Trappy in 'Not Invited' Video, Talks Wanting to Make the Pup a Star

    July 20, 2016 10:26 AM EDT Chainz 's dog, Trappy, hogs the spotlight for the rapper's new video "Not Invited." The   clip,  directed by Jordan Fish and  m ss ng p eces  with the treatment  penned by Team Epiphany , shows the pup's perspective of the party in a lavish Atlanta mansion. Created…

  4. Pablo's Wild Ride: How Kanye West & G.O.O.D. Music Led Fans Through a Late Night NYC Chase

    June 06, 2016 1:25 PM EDT New Yorkers awoke to gloomy skies and an even gloomier forecast on Sunday morning (June 5). More significantly for those looking to attend the third and final day of the Governors Ball Music Festival on Randall's Island, the weather forced the cancellation of the festival's…

  5. 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne Debut Smoky 'Gotta Lotta' Video

    May 27, 2016 2:18 PM EDT Chainz and Lil Wayne keep it extravagant in the new video for "Gotta Lotta," a track off their 2015 joint project  ColleGrove. In the clip, a shiny-mouthed Weezy, who rocks gear off his Trukfit line, and a designer brand-clad Tity Boi stunt in bars while running through their…

  6. Watch 2 Chainz's Half-Million Dollar Weed Smoking Session

    May 25, 2016 12:30 PM EDT Chainz  has tried out insanely pricey paraphernalia before -- including a $10,000 bong -- but now he's sampled his most expensive spread worth $500,000 in the latest episode of GQ 's web show Most Expensive Shit. 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne Talk 'Friendly Competition' on &…

  7. 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne Talk 'Friendly Competition' on 'Bounce,' Say 'Nobody Knows How to Rap These Days': Watch

    April 12, 2016 4:00 PM EDT Despite the SoundCloud generation's affinity for trading verses over email, rap vets Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz took the traditional route for their  ColleGrove  offering "Bounce": rapping together in a studio.  2 Chainz & Lil Wayne Break Down 'ColleGrove' Track '…

  8. 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne Break Down 'ColleGrove' Track 'Dedication' With Genius: Watch

    April 11, 2016 12:32 PM EDT Chainz and Lil Wayne 's joint project  ColleGrove  begins with the sentimental opener "Dedication" -- not only a nod to Weezy's successful mixtape series, but a salute from Tity Boi to Tunechi. "If it wasn't for Wayne, it wouldn't be a lot of dudes in the…

  9. Lil Wayne Talks 'Collegrove' with 2 Chainz, Teases New Mixtape with DJ Drama

    April 04, 2016 9:38 AM EDT Following  Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz ' joint show last week, Tunechi and Tity Boi stopped by DJ Drama's Shade 45 radio show to discuss their  Collegrove  collaboration album, hip-hop influences and forthcoming projects. Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz Roll Out 'ColleGrove' Cut '…

  10. 2 Chainz Explainz Presidential Fundraising on 'Nightly Show'

    March 09, 2016 10:50 AM EST Comedy Central's The N ightly Show  recruited 2 Chainz to discuss presidential money matters. In a segment aptly titled "2 Chainz Explainz," host Larry Wilmore asked the  ColleGrove  rapper to differentiate between quitting and suspending one's campaign following news of…

  11. Hip-Hop Stars React to Rapper Bankroll Fresh's Death on Social Media

    March 05, 2016 10:54 AM EST Atlanta rapper Bankroll Fresh was shot and killed Friday night (March 4) at a local recording studio. Gone But Not Forgotten: In Memoriam 2016 The 28-year-old rapper, whose real name was Trentavious White, was murdered at Street Execs Studio, where more than 50 shell casings were collected,…

  12. Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz Roll Out 'ColleGrove' Cut 'Gotta Lotta'

    March 03, 2016 2:00 PM EST With 24 hours till 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne 's joint project  ColleGrove  arrives, the turn-up tandem delivers "Gotta Lotta."  Weezy holds down hook duty with a catchy refrain "Ba-ba-da-bop" as Chainz swoops in with a sixteen that can best be summed up with the phrase …

  13. Kanye West Reveals 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne's 'ColleGrove' Project Release Date

    March 02, 2016 2:20 PM EST Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz 's  ColleGrove  project is ready for landing. In the midst of Kanye West 's Twitter exchange with Deadmau5  (the cartoon mouse head-sporting DJ took aim at 'Ye for software piracy ), the rapper/designer announced that Tunechi and Tity Boi would make a…

  14. Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz Debut 'ColleGrove' Cut 'Rolls Royce Weather Everyday' on Tonight Show

    February 16, 2016 11:06 AM EST The Grammys may have hosted the biggest night in music on Monday (Feb. 15) but Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz had their own late-night party on  The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon . Tunechi and Tity Boi debuted the first offering off their forthcoming joint project  ColleGrove  titled "Rolls…

  15. 2 Chainz Debuts Hilarious 'Watch Out' Video, Shares New Beats Commercial With Cam Newton

    January 25, 2016 4:56 PM EST Chainz  becomes a GIF-able muse in his hilarious new video for "Watch Out." The Atlanta rap mogul superimposes his head on top of bodies belonging to everyone from a pizza delivery boy to the "Why You Always Lyin'" viral star  to a baby to a basketball player to…

  16. 2 Chainz Donates House to Family of 11

    January 20, 2016 11:50 AM EST Chainz is at it again, extending the holiday charity spirit a little while longer. 2 Chainz Pays Veteran Single Mother's Rent For Entire Year With the support of his T.R.U. foundation, 2 Chainz has donated a five-bedroom house to Atlanta family the Stensons for an entire year. 2 Chainz…

  17. 2 Chainz Announces 'Watch Out' Tour

    January 15, 2016 4:27 PM EST Chainz  is set to get his Dab on in a city near you. The Atlanta rapper announced his Watch Out tour on Twitter (Jan. 14) and is set to hit 13 cities, starting this month.  How 2 Chainz' 'Dabbin' Santa' Sweaters Became Booming Business and Redefined Merchandising "…

  18. 2 Chainz Reacts to C-Murder's '2 Stainz' Diss Record

    January 13, 2016 11:50 AM EST Despite serving life in prison, C-Murder was able to let a diss record aimed at 2 Chainz slip through the cracks. Aptly titled "2 Stainz," the New Orleans rapper -- real name Corey Miller -- claims he was the pioneer of the "TRU" movement. (Chainz often uses "Truuuuu…

  19. How 2 Chainz' 'Dabbin' Santa' Sweaters Became Booming Business and Redefined Merchandising

    January 07, 2016 1:48 PM EST  Chainz  pockets ran deeper this holiday season after he launched an "ugly" Christmas sweater line in November. The Atlanta rapper, born Tauheed Epps, raked in $2 million on the strength of his merchandising push, a fiscal coup that he did not -- surprise -- accomplish alone. …

  20. 2 Chainz Wins $5 Million 'Thot' Lawsuit: Report

    December 01, 2015 10:30 AM EST Chainz  can cross off a $5 million lawsuit from his list of worries. In July, a woman named Christine Chisholm sued the Atlanta rapper for a hefty amount after he had called her a "thot" (an acronym for "that hoe over there") in a viral video from what appeared to be…

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