2 Chainz ( born September 12, 1976 in College Park, Georgia; bourgeois: Tauheed Epps ) is an American rapper. He launched his solo career in 2007, till then he was a member of Playaz Circle and led the artist name Tity Boi.
In 1997, Epps with a school friend, the hip- hop duo Playaz Circle, as a stage name he chose Tity Boy. After ten years, he started with the mixtape Me Against the World his solo career. 2009 was followed by Trap -A- Velli and All Ice on Me, was released in 2010 Me Against the World 2: Codeine Withdrawal. From the mixtapes various pieces were released, which appeared partly under the name Tity Boy. With Codeine Cowboy found any of these pieces use on a 2011 by DJ Tekniks & DJ Frank White published remix compilation Best Kept Secrets. In the same year he collaborated with David Banner and Big KRIT. Collaborations followed in 2012 with Kanye West and Nicki Minaj and 2 Chainz signed a record deal with Def Jam. With guest musicians such as Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj and Mike Posner, he took his debut album Based on a TRU Story on produced, it was by Drumma Boy and The-Dream. The album was released on 4 August 2012 and reached # 1 on the Billboard 200
While the first mixtapes were still influenced by 2Pac, he found with Against The World 2: Codeine Withdrawal his own style. His lyrics deal with luxury goods such as cars and clothes.
- 2013: 2 Broke Girls (one episode)