From a brief college basketball career, to a CNN debate with Nancy Grace about legalizing marijuana, to the publication of a tour-tested cookbook, the career of the Georgia rapper born Tauheed Epps is fascinatingly wide-ranging. But after you remove all the frills—like the clothing lines and the Viceland hosting gig —only his music remains. And what great music it is, accrued over years of song-stealing features, mixtapes and full-length albums. And the Kanye West-assisted track boasts an equally absurd music video directed by Andreas Nilsson. A motley crew of guests shows up to a birthday party, from a group of identical quadruplets getting twerked on to a clown who gets beaten up. Chainz is a great collaborator. Chainz and Drake have gone on to make seven more songs together after this track. His face gets superimposed on the heads of different people, including a retiree with a walker, a pizza deliveryman and Vine star Nicholas Fraser. The song may boast a tough-talking title, but it remains oriented towards gratitude and a better future.
Countless hits from the man formerly known as Tity.
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The tale of Tauheed Epps, famously known as 2 Chainz and formerly known as Tity Boi — is a rebranding success story rarely witnessed in any genre, let alone hip-hop. Since his arrival into the rap game, 2 Chainz has released 5 albums, 5 mixtapes, 4 EPs, 10 platinum singles, and countless guest features all solidifying his dominance within mainstream hip-hop. Below you can find what we believe to be the 25 Best 2 Chainz songs.
Tauheed Epps, better known by his now-famous hip-hop moniker 2 Chainz , has found a unique way to change the rap game, as we know it. Like many rappers, he had his ball dreams. The Epps received an athletic scholarship to Alabama State University. In 24 games with ASU in the season, Chainz started only one game. He scored 71 points total and averaged three points per contest. His fame immediately rose. S II , released Tuesday. CRACK One of the beautiful things about Epps is that he found his niche in eccentrically simplifying what most rappers are too bullish to say.