1. 2 Chainz Reignites Talk About Possible Mayoral Run on 'Daily Show'

    November 15, 2017 12:44 PM EST Chainz once considered running for mayor of his hometown College Park, Georgia back in 2015, and while he's yet to formally enter the world of politics, the artist born Tauheed Epps maintains his optimism. During a visit to The Daily Show Wit ...

  2. 2 Chainz & Travis Scott Bring the Trap to 'Fallon' With '4 AM' Performance

    October 30, 2017 11:39 AM EDT 0 0 0 Despite being marred by a gruesome leg injury,  2 Chainz's exuberance remains at an all-time high. On Friday night (Oct. 27), Chainz landed on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon with Travis Scott to deliver a performance of his high-powered ...

  3. Post Malone 10 Best Songs: Critic's Picks

    October 25, 2017 4:39 AM EDT 0 0 0 Post Malone has enjoyed a meteoric rise in hip-hop at just the youthful age of 22. After inking a deal with Republic Records, the eccentric artist has blossomed into an industry superstar with just one studio album under his belt. Malone released hi ...

  4. 2 Chainz Says He Has a 'New Album on the Way'

    October 24, 2017 1:06 PM EDT Chainz 's latest album Pretty Girls Like Trap Music may only be four months old, but the rapper is preparing to unleash a new project and announced that it will be arriving very soon.  In the wee hours of Tuesday morning (Oct. 23), Chainz pos ...

  5. Check Out Which Celebrities Attended Gucci Mane's Lavish All-White Wedding

    October 18, 2017 11:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 On Tuesday (Oct. 17), hip-hop power couple Gucci Mane and Keyshia Ka'oir jumped the proverbial broom at their star-studded wedding. The glamorous event caused social media to go into a frenzy, as a plethora of stars made cameos in support of th ...

  6. Everything We Know (So Far) About Eminem's Ninth Studio Album

    October 17, 2017 11:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 When Eminem released “Campaign Speech” last October, he unleashed a seven-minute tirade addressing some of the year’s buzziest headlines, from George Zimmerman to Dylan Roof and of course, Donald Trump. While “Campaign Speech” wasn’t enough to satia ...

  7. Lorde Brings the Melodrama, Chance Takes Sin City to Church and More At Life Is Beautiful Day One

    September 23, 2017 4:49 AM EDT 0 0 0 Life Is Beautiful, the three-day music, art and comedy festival that takes over downtown Las Vegas each fall, celebrates its fifth year with a lineup that doesn't disappoint. Day one (Friday, Sept. 22) started strong with a slate of heavyweight ...

  8. NBA Star Victor Oladipo Drops 'Songs for You' Video, Announces New EP: Exclusive

    September 21, 2017 11:34 AM EDT 0 0 0 After wowing basketball savants and music pundits with his silky vocals, Victor Oladipo, is hoping to stun everyone again with his debut music video, "Songs for You."  In the video, Oladipo trades away his basketball shorts for a flowery b ...

  9. Spotify, Apple Music Plot Divergent Video Strategies

    September 15, 2017 1:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 For a glimpse into the future of video on Spotify, spend five minutes with 2 Chainz as he dons a surgical gown, mask and booties and joins “Dr. Miami” in the operating room to watch the plastic surgeon perform a Brazilian butt-lift. As his expressio ...

  10. 2 Chainz Dominates NYC's Terminal 5 on Pretty Girls Like Trap Music Tour, Broken Leg Be Damned

    September 07, 2017 8:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 On Wednesday night,  2 Chainz finished off his NYC run of the Pretty Girls Like Trap Music Tour with back-to-back sold out shows in front of thousands of fans decked out in tour merchandise wanting a taste of the trap life. Inside the teeming Termin ...

  11. 2 Chainz Brings Out Drake During Toronto Show

    September 05, 2017 2:23 PM EDT Chainz  will stop at nothing to ensure fans get the most of their Pretty Girls Like Trap Music Tour experience, even if it means performing majority of his shows from a pink wheelchair after recently breaking his leg and undergoing surgery. On Mon ...

  12. 2 Chainz Launches Tour in Pink 'Trap' Wheelchair After Breaking Leg

    August 10, 2017 8:53 AM EDT 0 0 0 'I can't let my fans down besides I'm passionate about this s--t!!" he wrote on Instagram. 2 Chainz has clearly learned some lessons from Dave Grohl. Just like the Foo Fighters leader, the "Door Swangin'" rapper is ...

  13. Behind the Scenes of Steve Aoki's 'Kolony' Music Videos With Album Collaborators DVBBS, 2 Chainz & T-Pain: Exclusive

    July 27, 2017 5:07 PM EDT 0 0 4 Have you heard Steve Aoki 's Kolony yet? It's a star-studded, traplectro event. It's one of the bangingest things Billboard Dance has heard in a hot minute. Now, he's putting out 10 music videos to go along with each fire tune on ...

  14. Steve Aoki Runs The Trap With His Whole Gang on Feature-Heavy Kolony' LP: Listen

    July 21, 2017 1:02 PM EDT 0 0 1 What happens when you out-gang the deepest gangs? You break out the tribal drums, bang them bitches and turn the gang into a Kolony. That's how the vibe opens on Steve Aoki 's hard-hitting new LP, courtesy of turned-up verses from iLoveMak ...

  15. Is Eminem Working on a New Album?

    July 10, 2017 12:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 Besides tag-teaming with Big Sean on  "No Favors," Eminem has remained relatively mum on the music scene for 2017. Now, it appears fans have a glimmer of hope regarding a new Shady album, courtesy of director Allen Hughes.  In an interview ...

  16. Justin Bieber, 2 Chainz & Even Madonna Can't Get Enough of the Louis Vuitton x Supreme Collection

    July 06, 2017 11:28 AM EDT 0 0 3 Luxury designer  Louis Vuitton  and cult New York skatewear brand,  Supreme just dropped one of the most anticipated capsule collaborations of 2017, and celebs can't get enough of it.  After revealing the   Louis Vuitton  x Supreme line back in ...

  17. Steve Aoki, DVBBS & 2 Chainz Go Hard in 'Without U': Watch

    June 29, 2017 11:09 AM EDT 0 0 3 While his beats are often aggressive, Steve Aoki isn't usually hyper-NSFW. His latest tune with 2 Chainz , however, let's the rapper say pretty much whatever dirty thing is on his mind. “Without U” is a big bass boom surrounded by high-pit ...

  18. Steve Aoki Talks Hip-Hop Collaborations on 'Kolony' & Why 2 Chainz Has 'Always Been a Legend'

    June 29, 2017 10:19 AM EDT 0 0 2 On Tuesday night (June 27), EDM producer and DJ extraordinaire, Steve Aoki , held an intimate listening session for his new album Kolony at New York City's Premier Studios.  For Aoki, Kolony finds the producer experimenting outside of his comfo ...

  19. 2 Chainz Celebrates 'Pretty Girls Like Trap Music' Being No. 1 & Remembers Prodigy: Exclusive

    June 27, 2017 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Though his project was temporarily pushed back in April, 2 Chainz overcame his circumstances and scored the No. 1 rap album this week on the Billboard Rap Album Charts with  Pretty Girls Like Trap Music . While on the red carpet at the NBA Awards Mo ...

  20. 2 Chainz Just Dropped New Pretty Girls Like Trap Music Merch

    June 23, 2017 10:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 When 2 Chainz  launched the original millennial pink and black Pretty Girls Like Trap Music Tour merchandise, fans lined up along the streets of New York for a chance to purchase the one-of-a-kind merch at his pop-up shop -- and as expected, it didn ...

  21. 2 Chainz Doesn't Take Naps in 'Sleep When U Die' Video

    June 20, 2017 12:55 PM EDT Chainz has no time for zzz's in his Dubai-based video for "Sleep When U Die," a highlight off his recently released Pretty Girls Like Trap Music  album . Directed by Joe Moore, the visual features the Atlanta rapper rocking a red sk ...

  22. Kendrick Lamar Praises JAY-Z, Nipsey Hussle & 2 Chainz on Twitter

    June 20, 2017 10:43 AM EDT 0 0 0 After earning many accolades for his latest album DAMN . including topping the Billboard 200 for a third time while all 14 tracks hitting the Hot 100 , Kendrick Lamar watched the hip-hop community praise him for his explosive success. On Monday nigh ...

  23. 2 Chainz Serves Up 'Blue Cheese' Video Feat. Migos

    June 19, 2017 1:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 On   Pretty Girls Like Trap Music ,  2 Chainz  brings  Migos  in for the woozy album highlight "Blue Cheese."  He also recruited the trio’s frequent collaborator DAPS to make the song’s accompanying video. The concept is fairly simple: The ...

  24. 2 Chainz Drops 'Pretty Girls Like Trap Music'

    June 16, 2017 10:06 AM EDT 0 0 0 "I hit the trap today, I'm 'gon hit the club tonight,"  2 Chainz raps on opener "Saturday Night" off his new album  Pretty Girls Like Trap Music,  which arrived in full Friday (June 16). Beyond the previously released & ...

  25. 2 Chainz Previews 'Pretty Girls Like Trap Music' in NY After Cops Shut Down First Listening

    June 09, 2017 9:18 AM EDT 0 0 0 After his listening party for Pretty Girls Like Trap Music was shut down by the cops Wednesday night (June 7) at New York City's ASA Gallery, 2 Chainz  secured a second location at Up & Down nightclub for his festivities on Thursday evening ...

  26. 2 Chainz Talks 'Pretty Girls Like Trap Music' Tour Merch, Meets Fans at NYC Pop-Up Shop: Exclusive

    June 08, 2017 4:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fans didn't mind waiting in line for hours if it meant a chance to hang out with 2 Chainz on Wednesday, when the rapper opened a three-hour-long pop-up shop in New York's SoHo neighborhood to celebrate his forthcoming album, Pretty Girls L ...

  27. 2 Chainz to Take Trap Choir on 'Pretty Girls Like Trap Music' Tour

    June 06, 2017 5:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 In March, 2 Chainz 's smooth track "Good Drank" landed a soulful remix from the Trap Choir. Fast-forward three months and the ensemble is headed on the road with the Atlanta rapper for his upcoming Pretty Girls Like Trap Music tour. N ...

  28. 2 Chainz Reveals Full 'Pretty Girls Like Trap Music' Tracklist, Previews '4 AM' Feat. Travis Scott

    May 30, 2017 8:16 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gucci Mane, Nicki Minaj, Swae Lee, Drake and Migos among guests. 2 Chainz  dropped the full tracklisting for his anticipated Pretty Girls Like Trap Music album on Tuesday morning (May 30) and it's now clear that the album -- due out on June 16 ...

  29. 2 Chainz Unveils 'Pretty Girls Like Trap Music' Cover Art

    May 25, 2017 4:38 PM EDT Chainz   recruited artist Trevor Andrew (also known as @troubleandrew ) to whip up the cover art for his upcoming album  Pretty Girls Like Trap Music.  Tity Boi took to Instagram on Thursday (May 25) to unveil the artwork -- a pink portrait of a s ...

  30. Statik Selektah Talks Management Deal With Roc Nation

    May 25, 2017 8:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Since 2007, Statik Selektah -- born Patrick Baril -- has been a staple in the production world. The Boston native's affinity for hip-hop and everything boom-bap has allowed him to connect with some of rap's biggest names.  With an unblemis ...

  31. 2 Chainz Talks Manchester Attack & Upcoming Album on 'The View'

    May 24, 2017 3:55 PM EDT 0 0 4 On Wednesday (May 24), 2 Chainz  stopped by  The View  and spoke his mind on a range of topics, including the terror attack in Manchester following an Ariana Grande concert, which left 22 dead and at least 59 injured. "I think that that situati ...

  32. 2 Chainz Enlists Drake & Pharrell for 'Pretty Girls Like Trap Music' Trailer, Reveals New Release Date

    May 23, 2017 5:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 Despite a few hindrances, 2 Chainz 's once-elusive Pretty Girls Like Trap Music album will arrive June 16. To fuel the release of his new project, Chainz liberated a brand-new trailer featuring Drake , Pharrell , Mike Dean and more.  The three- ...

  33. Watch 2 Chainz Post Up Kevin Garnett

    May 02, 2017 12:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Long before he found rap stardom, 2 Chainz played college basketball for Alabama State. And last night (May 1), on NBA legend Kevin Garnett’s new TNT show  KG’s Area 21 , 2 Chainz talked basketball with Garnett and former Pistons greats Ben Wallace ...

  34. 2 Chainz Sets the Mood With Ty Dolla $ign, Trey Songz & Jhene Aiko in 'It's a Vibe' Video

    April 20, 2017 9:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 Leave it to 2 Chainz to set the mood on the April 20 high holiday with a new video for his Pretty Girls Like Trap Music single "It's a Vibe" that hovers somewhere between super chill and sexy. The video includes the track's stack ...

  35. Watch Young Thug, 2 Chainz, Wiz Khalifa & PnB Rock in 'Gang Up' Video From 'Fate of the Furious'

    April 13, 2017 9:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 Young Thug , 2 Chainz , Wiz Khalifa and PnB Rock (who delivers the melodic hook) have released an appropriately car-centric video for their collaboration from the Fate of the Furious soundtrack. The song is intelligently arranged for those with low ...

  36. Cashmere Cat Renames Album, Announces '9' Is Finished

    April 10, 2017 3:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fans have been patiently waiting for Cashmere Cat's star-studded debut album to be released. The work-in-progress features vocal performances from The Weeknd , Selena Gomez , 2 Chainz and more, but it's nearly finished. In a recent tweet, ...

  37. Snoop Dogg, 2 Chainz, Rick Ross & More Rappers Become Fixtures on the Food Scene

    April 06, 2017 8:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Snoop Dogg furiously stirred flour into a creamy bechamel sauce, a whisk in one hand and a microphone in the other during a cooking demonstration with chef Guy Fieri. He tossed herbs into the mac and cheese and spicy wing dishes with the dramatic fl ...

  38. Is 2 Chainz's 'Pretty Girls Like Trap Music' Album Release Date Pushed Back?

    March 29, 2017 12:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 After stringing together several singles, including " Good Drank " and "It's a Vibe ,"  2 Chainz has been on course to release his new album  Pretty Girls Like Trap Music on April 7. On Tuesday (March 28), the Atlanta rapper ...

  39. 2 Chainz Teases Nicki Minaj Collaboration Is 'Goin to Be a Problem'

    March 28, 2017 4:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 After lighting up and lounging with Nicki Minaj per Instagram, 2 Chainz is confirming rumors of a collaboration as  truuu. The @hairweavekiller took to the 'Gram, teasing that their latest rap duet off Tity Boi's forthcoming album  Pretty ...

  40. Young Thug, 2 Chainz, Wiz Khalifa, & PnB Rock Rep Their Squads on New 'Fate of the Furious' Cut 'Gang Up': Listen

    March 23, 2017 10:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 After three star-studded singles, Fate of the Furious: The Album is shaping up to be a strong project. On Thursday (March 23), fans received a new offering from the stacked soundtrack featuring Young Thug , 2 Chainz , Wiz Khalifa  and PnB Rock .  Ti ...

  41. 2 Chainz Talks Custom Ewing Sneakers & Recording 'Sacrifices' With Drake

    March 22, 2017 2:44 PM EDT Chainz is more than just a fashionable rapper, the Atlanta mainstay is recognized worldwide as a trendsetter. Even GQ pays to borrow some of the man’s sauce for their Most Expensivest Shit  video series . His latest gift to brand name loving hip-h ...

  42. 2 Chainz Continues 'Pretty Girls Like Trap Music' Playlist Series With Nicki Minaj

    March 10, 2017 5:00 PM EST 0 0 0 In anticipation of his upcoming album  Pretty Girls Like Trap Music,  2 Chainz has partnered with Spotify for an ongoing series of playlists with the same title. In the past few weeks, the rapper has collaborated with Karrueche Tran, Erykah Badu and ...

  43. Lorde, Pitbull, 2 Chainz & More Are Spotify Editors' Picks for New Music Friday

    March 10, 2017 1:08 PM EST 0 0 0 Every week, Spotify updates their "New Music Friday" playlist, featuring 50 of the freshest new tracks hitting the service that week. On the heels of Billboard 's partnership with the streaming giant, we'll be tapping Spotify ...

  44. 2 Chainz Flexes Hard on 'Smartphone': Listen

    March 09, 2017 11:37 AM EST 0 0 0 With his new album Pretty Girls Like Trap Music slated for an April 7 release, 2 Chainz continues to flood the web with more records. After dishing out the official version of his smooth track "It's a Vibe", the Atlanta rapper has dec ...

  45. R.I.P. B.I.G.: Lyrical Tributes to Biggie Smalls

    March 08, 2017 5:07 PM EST 0 0 2 Twenty years ago today on March 9, 1997, the world lost one of the greatest rappers of all time in The Notorious B.I.G. Though he died at the almost impossibly young age of 24, the MC who came live from Bedford-Stuyvesant left a lasting mark on the ...

  46. 2 Chainz Recruits Ty Dolla $ign, Jhene Aiko & Trey Songz for Smooth Track 'It's a Vibe'

    March 08, 2017 11:57 AM EST Chainz recruits a cast of R&B All-Stars for his smooth new offering "It's A Vibe" featuring  Ty Dolla $ign , Trey Songz and Jhene Aiko . The melodic track follows the Gucci Mane and Quavo-assisted "Good Drank," which r ...

  47. Watch 2 Chainz & Gucci Mane Perform 'Good Drank,' Play Hilarious 'Password' Game on 'Tonight Show'

    February 28, 2017 10:14 AM EST 0 0 0 On Monday night (Feb. 27), 2 Chainz and Gucci Mane  gave a rousing performance of "Good Drank" -- sans collaborator Quavo -- on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon . Chainz and Gucci came dressed for the occasion as they each donned swa ...

  48. Watch Migos & 2 Chainz Make It Rain on Dead Presidents in 'Deadz' Video

    February 23, 2017 5:01 PM EST 0 0 0 "Bad and Boujee" chart-toppers Migos  pay tribute to presidents past in the ghoulish visual for "Deadz" featuring 2 Chainz .  In the Daps and Migos-directed visual, Quavo, Takeoff and Offset flash their bling while bragging about ...

  49. 2 Chainz Calls First Grammy Win a 'Humbling' Experience at Def Jam Private Party

    February 13, 2017 1:14 PM EST 0 0 1 On Sunday night (Feb. 12), 2 Chainz celebrated his first Grammy award win at a Def Jam after-party in Los Angeles with Iggy Azalea , Bibi Bourelly , Desiigner and Def Jam CEO Steve Bartels also in attendance.  Sponsored by Absolut Elyx, guests spent ...

  50. Mark Wahlberg Called Usher & Ludacris to Remind Them Atlanta Lost the Super Bowl

    February 06, 2017 12:01 PM EST 0 0 0 T.I., 2 Chainz and Bow Wow also shared their post-game heartbreak on social media. Super Bowl LI had a heartbreaking finish for Atlanta Falcons fans, as the team gave up 31 straight points to lose 34-28 to the New England Patriots. But that didn ...

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