2 Chainz



Tauheed Epps (born 12 September 1977), known professionally as 2 Chainz (formerly Titi Boi), is an American rapper from College Park, Georgia. He initially gained recognition for being one-half of the Southern hip hop duo Playaz Circle, alongside his longtime friend and fellow rapper, Earl “Dolla Boy” Conyers. They are perhaps best known for being signed to fellow Georgia-based rapper Ludacris’ Disturbing tha Peace label, as well as their debut single “Duffle Bag Boy”. In February 2012, Epps signed a solo record deal with Def Jam Records, an imprint of Universal Music Group.

The following August, he released his debut studio album Based on a T.R.U. Story, to mixed reviews. The album spawned three successful singles: “No Lie,” “Birthday Song,” and “I’m Different”, all of which charted in the top 50 of the Billboard Hot 100 and were certified Gold or higher by the RIAA, along with the album being certified Gold. His second studio album B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time was released on 11 September 2013. It was supported by the singles “Feds Watching,” “Where U Been?,” and “Used 2”.

On 23 May 2013, he announced that his second studio album B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time will be released on 10 September 2013. On 2 June 2013, Epps premiered the first single from the album, “Feds Watching” at the Hot 97’s Summer Jam. The song features Pharrell Williams and was recorded on 2013 Grammy Awards night. On 15 June, Epps announced the title of his second album would be B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time. The album was released through Def Jam Recordings, on 10 September 2013.

B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time featured guest appearances from Pharrell Williams, Fergie, Drake, Lil Wayne, Pusha T, Mase, Chrisette Michele, Iamsu!, T-Pain, Dolla Boy, Rich Homie Quan, and Lloyd among others. The album’s production was handled by Diplo, Mike WiLL Made It, Drumma Boy, J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, Mannie Fresh, Wonder Arillo, Da Honorable C-Note and DJ Toomp among others.[37] It was also supported by the single “Used 2”, along with the promotional singles “Where U Been?” and “Netflix”. Upon the album’s release, it was met with generally positive reviews from music critics. It also faired decently commercially, debuting at number three on the US Billboard 200, and number two on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart selling 63,000 copies in its first week.

On 23 October 2013, Epps revealed that he had begun working on his third studio album immediately following the release of B.O.A.T.S. II. He also stated he had the first single from his third album ready for release and that he still wanted to get Jay-Z featured on the album. In November 2015, 2 Chainz revealed that we was releasing a joint album with Lil Wayne, titled ColleGrove. On 5 May 2014, Epps released a brand new EP titled FreeBase for free digital download.

It includes 7 songs, and includes features from Lil Boosie, A$AP Rocky, Rick Ross and more. The EP has earned over 200,000 downloads. In January 2014 Epps released a promotional single “I’m A Dog”. On 27 January 2016 Epps released an EP titled “Felt Like Cappin” the EP was released via online streaming sites and iTunes, the EP is promoted by the single “Back On That Bullshit” featuring Lil Wayne.



Discography

Artist: 2 Chainz
Title: Bounce (Lil Wayne)
Album: ColleGrove
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2016)
Buy Album: £9.99 (2016)
Artist: 2 Chainz
Title: Feds Watching
Album: B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time (Explicit)
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2013)
Buy Album: £8.99 (2013)
Artist: 2 Chainz
Title: Extremely Blessed
Title: Based on a T.R.U. Story (Explicit)
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2012)
Buy Album: £3.99 (2012)
Artist: 2 Chainz
Title: We Fukin It Up
Album: Felt Like Cappin
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2016)
Buy Album: £6.99 (2016)
Artist: Titi Boi
Title: A Milli Billi Trilli
Album: Trap-A-Velli Tree
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2015)
Buy Album: £7.99 (2015)
Artist: 2 Chainz
Title: Got One (Explicit)
Album: T.R.U. REALigion
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2011)
Buy Album: £7.99 (2011)
Artist: Tity Boi
Title: Too Easy (Explicit)
Title: Codeine Cowboy (A 2 Chainz Collective) (Explicit)
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2011)
Buy Album: £7.99 (2011)
Artist: Tity Boi
Title: Issues (Explicit)
Album: Trap-A-Velli 2: (The Residue) (Explicit)
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2010)
Buy Album: £6.99 (2010)

2 Chainz, an rapper and recording artist, consists of three studio albums, eight mixtapes, forty-one singles (including thirty-three as a featured artist), eight promotional singles and forty-three music videos.

Albums
Studio albums

“ColleGrove” (2016), _B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time” (2013), “Based on a T.R.U. Story” (2012).

Mixtapes

“Hibachi for Lunch” (2016), “Daniel Son; Necklace Don” (2016), “Felt Like Cappin” (2016), “Trap-A-Velli Tre” (2015), “T.R.U. Jack City (with The Real University)” (2015 (US)), “Freebase” (2014 (US)), “T.R.U. REALigion” (2011 (US)), “Codeine Cowboy (A 2 Chainz Collective)” (2011 (US)), “Trap-A-Velli 2: (The Residue)” (2010 (US)), “Me Against the World 2: Codeine Withdrawal” (2010 (US)), “Trap-A-Velli[” (2009 (US)), “All Ice on Me” (2009 (US)), Me Against the World (2007 (US)).

Singles
As lead artist

“Good Drank” (featuring Quavo and Gucci Mane) (2016 Album Hibachi for Lunch), “You in Luv Wit Her” (featuring YFN Lucci) (2016 Album Daniel Son; Necklace Don), “Big Amount” (featuring Drake) (Album Daniel Son; Necklace Don), “Champions” (with Kanye West, Gucci Mane, Big Sean, Travis Scott, Yo Gotti, Quavo and Desiigner) (Album Cruel Winter), “MFN Right” (featuring Lil Wayne) (2016 Album ColleGrove), “Gotta Lotta” (featuring Lil Wayne) (Album ColleGrove), “Bounce” (featuring Lil Wayne) (2016 ColleGrove), “Watch Out” (2015 Album Trap-A-Velli Tre / ColleGrove), “Used 2” (2013 Album B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time).

“Feds Watching” (featuring Pharrell) (2013 Album B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time), “We Own It (Fast & Furious)” (with Wiz Khalifa) (2013 Album Fast & Furious 6 soundtrack), “I’m Different” (2012 Album Based on a T.R.U. Story), “Birthday Song” (featuring Kanye West) (2012 Album Based on a T.R.U. Story), “No Lie” (featuring Drake) (2012 Album Based on a T.R.U. Story), “Mercy” (with Kanye West, Big Sean and Pusha T) (2012 Album Cruel Summer), “Riot” (2012 Album T.R.U. REALigion), “Spend It” (2011 Album Codeine Cowboy (A 2 Chainz Collective)).



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