2 Chainz

Feb
17
Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Ashanti, & 2 Chainz Attend NBA All-Star Game

French Montana, 2 Chainz, Meek Mill, Diddy, Drake

From Ashanti to Snoop Dogg, there were plenty of star sightings on and off the court at the 2014 NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans on Sunday. Drake, Diddy, Ludacris, Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz, and Busta Rhymes piled into the Smoothie King Center to watch the East claim victory over the West.

After participating in the Sprite Slam Dunk contest on Saturday, October’s Very Own showed his hometown pride by singing along to the Canadian National Anthem. Rocking black Timberlands and a leather jacket, he traded photos and jokes with About Last Night star Kevin Hart.

“@kevinhart4real has so much food under his seat it’s almost weird,” tweeted Drizzy.

Fresh off his performance at All-Star Saturday Night, Kendrick kicked back and watched Pharrell and Janelle Monáe entertain the crowd.

2 Chainz, sporting his own “2 G.O.O.D. 2 Be T.R.U.” adidas high-tops, enjoyed courtside shots with Drake, Kevin Hart, and Diddy.

The Bad Boy mogul brought his sons Quincy and Christian, while Ludacris and his girlfriend Eudoxie made it a date.

Check out the all-star lineup of talent below.

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Feb
13
New Music: Kid Ink f/ 2 Chainz, Juicy J, Chris Brown, & Trey Songz – ‘Show Me (Remix)’

Show Me (Remix)

Kid Ink rides out on the remix to his DJ Mustard-produced single “Show Me” with 2 Chainz, Juicy J, Trey Songz, and Chris Brown. The song, which appears on his No. 1 album My Own Lane, premiered moments ago on Power 106.

The L.A. spitter puts on for the West Coast, Trey and Juicy get freaky on their verses, and 2 Chainz delivers some laughable lines (“Just bought a car, that bitch came with Grey Poupon”).

On April 1, Kid Ink will hit the road for his 21-date “My Own Lane” tour with King Los and Bizzy Crook.

Take a listen and see tour dates below.

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Feb
7
2 Chainz Performs ‘Outroduction’ on ‘Fallon’

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After rocking Roseland Ballroom on his “2 G.O.O.D. 2 Be T.R.U. Tour,” 2 Chainz returned to “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” for the show’s second to last episode. Looking fresh as hell in a white suit, the Grammy-nominated rapper performed “Outroduction” off B.O.A.T.S. II with some help from The Roots.

He has launched his own limited edition sneaker with adidas and is readying the next chapter in his B.O.A.T.S. series, B.O.A.T.S. III.

B.O.A.T.S. is like a real healthy timeline of Tity Boy [or] 2 Chainz,” he told MTV News. “When I say, ‘I started from the trap, now I rap,’ it’s basically that.”

His tour with Pusha T and August Alsina continues through March with stops in Chicago, L.A., Miami, and Houston.

Watch 2 Chainz give you something to think about.

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Feb
6
2 Chainz Debuts ‘A-Rod,’ Brings Out Cam’ron, A$AP Rocky, & Trey Songz at NYC Show

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2 Chainz pulled out all the stops during the second show on his “2 G.O.O.D. to Be T.R.U. Tour” at New York’s Roseland Ballroom last night. Following opening sets from Cap 1, August Alsina, and Pusha T, the Atlanta rapper surprised the crowd by bringing out some special guests.

The A$AP Mob including A$AP Rocky and A$AP Ferg tore up the stage with “Fuckin’ Problems” and “Shabba.” Meanwhile, Harlem’s own Cam’ron came out in a black cape and Yankees cap to perform “I Really Mean It.”

August Alsina returned for the remix to “I Luv This Shit,” accompanied by Trey Songz, while Pusha T joined his tourmate for “Mercy.”

2 Chainz also debuted “A-Rod,” his collaboration with French Montana. The Young Chop production includes lyrics such as, “Smokin’ on that strong, that’s that steroid / They tryna kick me out like A-Rod / I used to run the base like A-Rod.”

See highlights from his surprise-filled set below.

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Feb
4
New Music: 2 Chainz f/ Skooly – ‘Ima Dog’

Ima Dog

As part of his new 2 Chainz Tuesday series, 2 Chainz liberates his street banger “Ima Dog” featuring Skooly. The Atlanta rapper goes off the leash on the DJ Spinz production.

“My flow is ’bout money and I still ain’t got no ceiling,” he barks.

2 Chainz has also announced the third installment in his B.O.A.T.S. series. “Workin on B.O.A.T.S III,” he tweeted.

He will kick off his “2 G.O.O.D. 2 Be T.R.U. Tour” tonight in Boston with Pusha T, August Alsina, and Cap 1. Check out some tour rehearsal footage below.

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Jan
4
New Music: Juvenile f/ 2 Chainz – ‘Booty’

Juvenile and 2 Chainz

After paying homage to the Hot Boys on his single “Used 2,” 2 Chainz links up with New Orleans’ own Juvenile on the latter’s strip club-ready single “Booty,” produced by Mouse on Tha Track.

Juvie encourages the ladies to back that ass up once again, while 2 Chainz keeps the cheeks clapping on the bouncy banger, which samples DJ Spin and Fresh Kid Ice’s “Booty Drop.”

Bust open their twerk anthem below.

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Jan
2
2 Chainz Gives Back for the Holidays

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2 Chainz is sharing his good fortune with others. The “Feds Watching” rapper spent Christmas giving back to his community. In his latest vlog, entitled “Give the Way That You Receive,” he spreads some holiday cheer at his annual toy giveaway.

In partnership with his T.R.U. Foundation, he hosted a basketball tournament at his old high school and his annual charity concert, where he collected toys. He then loaded a U-Haul with the toys and passed them out to young kids in the College Park Projects.

“My work ethic is due to the fact that I lost my pops,” said 2 Chainz, whose father passed away on Christmas Day. “I don’t like to sit around, be stagnant, doing nothing, wasting talent that God gave me, so I had to keep going before I start daydreaming and thinking about my pops.”

On February 4, 2 Chainz will kick off his “2 Good to Be T.R.U. Tour” in Boston with supporting acts Pusha T and August Alsina.

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