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Sep
14
Justin Bieber, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, & Monica Attend Mayweather vs. Maidana Fight

Floyd Mayweather and Justin Bieber

The stars packed the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas to watch Floyd “Money” Mayweather take on Marcos “El Chino” Maidana for the WBC/WBA welterweight title on Saturday night. Floyd snapped a selfie with his pal Justin Bieber before heading to the ring to claim his victory.

“Love you champ @FloydMayweather,” said the Biebs as Floyd extended his undefeated record to 47-0.

Rick Ross, Jamie Foxx, Will Smith, Kevin Hart and his fiancée Eniko Parrish, and birthday boy 2 Chainz attended Showtime’s VIP pre-fight party, while Monica wowed with her soaring rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

50 Cent praised her performance, tweeting, “Monica sounded so good tonight it didn’t make no sense.”

Check out the pics from fight night below.

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Sep
13
New Music: Jamie Foxx f/ 2 Chainz – ‘Party Ain’t a Party’

Jamie Foxx and 2 Chainz

Nearly four years since releasing his last album, Jamie Foxx returns with his new single “Party Ain’t a Party.” The Oscar winner turns up with 2 Chainz on the club-ready cut, produced by DJ Mustard and penned by Rock City. Jamie eyes a shorty with a big booty, while the Hairweave Killer lives up to his name.

“So back that ass up like Juvie ’cause you already know that I need that,” sings Foxx.

Stream their slapper below.

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Aug
27
New Music: The Game f/ Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Diddy, Fabolous, Wale, & TGT – ‘Don’t Shoot’

Don't Shoot

The Game stands up to intolerance and racism on the Ferguson anthem “Don’t Shoot,” dedicated to the memory of Mike Brown. The Compton MC brings together the hip-hop community including Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Diddy, Fabolous, Wale, DJ Khaled, Swizz Beatz, Yo Gotti, Curren$y, Problem, King Pharaoh, and TGT.

The protest song includes powerful verses and a call to action: “Time to take a stand and save our future like we all got shot.”

Game explained how the collaboration came together. “I managed to get everyone on fairly easy, simply because we have hearts,” he said. “We care and are inclined to take a positive approach to resolving an issue that has existed since the beginning of mankind and that’s racism and hatred towards one another as human beings.”

The song is now available on iTunes, with all proceeds benefitting the Justice for Mike Brown charity.

Listen to them join together for justice.

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Jul
29
Video: DJ Mustard f/ Ty Dolla $ign & 2 Chainz – ‘Down On Me’

2 Chainz, DJ Mustard, and Ty Dolla $ign

DJ Mustard has become one of the most in-demand hitmakers in hip-hop, producing for everyone from T.I. to Tinashe. On August 12, the L.A. beatmaster will release his debut album 10 Summers for free via Google Play.

The 12 tracks include appearances from Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Wiz Khalifa, Lil Boosie, Jeezy, Fabolous, YG, Big Sean, and more.

He teams with 2 Chainz and Ty Dolla $ign in the video for the first single “Down On Me.” Shot in a warehouse in Atlanta, the Matt Swinsky-directed clip features a menagerie of exotic animals including snakes, crocodiles, and wolves, plus plenty of big booties.

Step into their wild world.

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Jul
25
Video: 2 Chainz – ‘Freebase’

2 Chainz

It’s triller night. 2 Chainz recreates one of the greatest music videos of all time, Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” in the video for “Freebase.” The Hairweave Killer shows off his acting chops and rocks a red leather jacket before turning into a zombie just like MJ in the cinematic clip.

“Hands down best video I’ve Ever shot!!!” tweeted 2 Chainz.

The song serves as the title track off his EP, which features appearances from Lil Boosie, Rick Ross, A$AP Rocky, and Ty Dolla $ign.

Watch the freaks come out at night.

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Jul
22
Video: Ice Cube f/ 2 Chainz & Redfoo – ‘Drop Girl’

Redfoo, Ice Cube, and 2 Chainz

After shaking up the box office with his No. 1 blockbusters Ride Along and 22 Jump Street, Ice Cube returns to the mic with his new single “Drop Girl” featuring 2 Chainz and Redfoo. The former N.W.A. member trades his gangsta rhymes for a booty-shaking banger.

“If I hit the switch, I can make the ass drop,” declares Cube.

Directed by Will Kendrick, the special effects clip stars Cube and his cohorts as employees of Booty Drop Enterprises. They don lab coats while studying their twerking subjects.

On October 21, Cube will release his 10th solo album Everythang’s Corrupt on Lench Mob Records/Caroline. He has been gearing up with tracks including “The Big Show,” “Sic Them Youngings on ‘Em,” and “Sasquatch.”

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Jul
1
Keyshia Cole and 2 Chainz Shoot ‘Ni**as Like You’ Video

2 Chainz and Keyshia Cole

Keyshia Cole went in front of the lens to shoot a video for “Ni**as Like You” with 2 Chainz on Monday. The R&B songstress donned an avant-garde white dress while standing alongside her swagged-out co-star, who was also clad in white. They were surrounded by naked blue female mannequins.

Keysh switched up her look for another scene, rocking a chain headpiece while striking a namaste pose.

“@hairweavekiller thank u so much for being apart of this album!” she told 2 Chainz. “Coming thru and also being apart of the visual! ❤️ 4 Life.”

Last week, she also shot videos for “Believer” and her DJ Mustard-produced single “She.”

Her album Point of No Return is due later this summer featuring appearances from Wale, Future, Juicy J, and August Alsina, plus production from Mike WiLL Made-It, Stargate, Mario Winans, and RedOne.

On July 20, she will kick off her “Point of No Return” tour in Minneapolis with supporting act Adrian Marcel.

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