February 23, 2019 at 10:44 am #19165
Tauheed Epps (conceived September 12, 1977), referred to expertly as 2 Chainz (once in the past Tity Boi), is an American rapper, media identity and ball player.
Brought up in College Park, Georgia, he at first picked up acknowledgment for being one-portion of the Southern hip bounce couple Playaz Circle, nearby his long-lasting companion and individual rapper Earl “Dolla Boy” Conyers. The team was marked to individual Georgia-based rapper Ludacris’ Disturbing tha Peace name, and are best known for their presentation single “Duffle Bag Boy”.
In February 2012, Epps marked a performance record manage Def Jam Recordings, an engraving of Universal Music Group. The next August, he discharged his introduction studio collection Based on a T.R.U. Story, to blended reviews. The collection generated three fruitful singles: “No Lie,” “Birthday Song,” and “I’m Different”, all of which diagrammed in the main 50 of the Billboard Hot 100 and were confirmed Gold or higher by the RIAA, alongside the collection being guaranteed Gold. His second studio collection B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time was discharged on September 11, 2013; upheld by the lead singles “Feds Watching” and “Utilized 2″. Epps started working with the TV Network Viceland on a show called Most Expensivest, which appeared its first scene on November 15, 2017, and is at present in its second season.
Epps framed the hip bounce pair Playaz Circle (Playaz” being a bacronym for “Getting ready Legal Assets for a considerable length of time from A to Z”) in College Park, Georgia in 1997, with his secondary school companion Earl Conyers (known as Dolla Boy), while Epps received “Tity Boi” as his moniker. Following the arrival of a free collection titled United We Stand, United We Fall (2002), the couple were acquainted with individual Atlanta rapper Ludacris, when he moved into their College Park high rise, while he was going about as a DJ. After checking out Playaz Circle, Ludacris started to record a few melodies with the gathering, playing some of them on his radio station.
Ludacris before long wound up one of the most noteworthy moving rappers in the Southern United States. After becoming aware of their circumstance, Ludacris asked for of Epps that the pair join his recently framed record mark Disturbing Tha Peace, a backup of Def Jam Recordings. Epps consented to sign, despite the fact that Conyers did not authoritatively join the name until his mom recaptured her wellbeing, a year after the underlying signing.
Their presentation collection Supply and Demand, was discharged on October 30, 2007. The lead single and their introduction single, “Duffle Bag Boy”, turned into a urban hit single. The melody highlights Lil Wayne, and was performed by the team at the BET Hip Hop Awards. The pair discharged their second studio collection Flight 360: The Takeoff, on September 29, 2009. In January 2010, Playaz Circle recorded a music video for their single “Huge Dawg” highlighting Lil Wayne and Birdman at Studio Space Atlanta. In the blink of an eye thereafter, Epps left Disturbing tha Peace, a move he guaranteed was taken so as to propel his vocation. In spite of the fact that Ludacris was at first hesitant to permit Epps to leave the mark (as he felt Epps could in any case demonstrate monetarily fruitful), he in the end acknowledged the decision.
2011– 12: Name change and Based on a T.R.U. Story
All through Epps’ vocation, faultfinders and fans alike have theorized the nom de plume “Boi” was intended to be deprecatory towards ladies, in spite of the fact that he over and over denied such accusations. In mid 2011, Epps chose to change his stage name to 2 Chainz, as he saw it to be more “family friendly.” Following the name change, Epps discharged a mixtape entitled T.R.U. REALigion, which turned into his first mixtape to show up on the music diagrams, topping at number 58 on the US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. Since the accomplishment of the mixtape, Epps has shown up on tracks by conspicuous chronicle specialists such as Kanye West (“Mercy”) and Nicki Minaj (“Beez in the Trap”).
On March 24, 2012, Epps declared his introduction studio collection, whose title he had changed to Based on a T.R.U. Story from its unique title of T.R.U. to My REALigion, was set for an August 14, 2012, discharge date. The collection’s lead single, “No Lie,” highlights Canadian rapper Drake, and was discharged on May 8, 2012. On May 11, it was under hypothesis that Epps had marked to Kanye West’s GOOD Music name, after West tweeted: “2 Chainz is charging 100k for a stanza presently cause he’s G.O.O.D!!!!!” However, Epps later denied those gossipy tidbits, saying: “He just said I’m great, similar to I’m sick. However, we was talking and I think I was risking my image now and then by doing the homeboy unique. So I think he felt like we should recently put that out there that we ain’t doing no a greater amount of that.” On May 30, 2012, Ciara uncovered 2 Chainz was included on “Sweat,” the proposed first single from her fifth studio collection, One Woman Army.
In light of a T.R.U. Story appeared at number one on the US Billboard 200, moving 147,000 duplicates in its first week. The collection was met with blended surveys, gaining a score of 55 on metacritic. As of September 23, 2012, the collection has sold 288,000 duplicates in the United States. In September, Epps performed at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards, nearby long-term companion Lil Wayne. After the arrival of his presentation, Based on a T.R.U. Story, Epps made pivotal steps. He encouraged his first solo overall visit, moving out a large portion of its dates; he was named for more than 13 BET Hip Hop Awards, bringing home 4 such trophies; he earned The Source Magazine’s “Man of the Year” award; he discharged a community oriented undertaking with ADIDAS, and later Beats By Dre; and he was assigned for three Grammy Awards, including Best Rap Album.
2012– 15: B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time and Collegrove
Fundamental articles: B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time and ColleGrove
In late 2012, Epps expressed once he finished the B.O.A.T.S. show visit, he would return the studio. In November 2012, he uncovered he was three melodies profound into his second studio collection. The collection’s assessed discharge date was April 2013. The rapper shown up on NBC’s Law and Order: Special Victims Unit in a scene that disclosed May 8, 2013. He likewise showed up as himself in the second season (scene 16, titled “…And Just Plane Magic”) of the CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls, where he goes on indistinguishable private planes from the two principle characters. On May 23, 2013, he declared that his second studio collection B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time will be discharged on September 10, 2013. On June 2, 2013, Epps debuted the primary single from the collection, titled “Feds Watching,” at the Hot 97’s Summer Jam. The melody included Pharrell Williams, and it was recorded on 2013 Grammy Awards night. On June 15, Epps reported the title of his second collection would be B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time. The collection was discharged, through Def Jam Recordings, on September 10, 2013.
B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time highlighted visitor 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 collection’s generation was dealt with by Diplo, Mike WiLL Made It, Drumma Boy, J.U.S.T.I.C.E. Alliance, Mannie Fresh, Wonder Arillo, Da Honorable C-Note and DJ Toomp among others. It was likewise bolstered by the single “Utilized 2,” alongside the limited time singles “Where U Been?” and “Netflix.” Upon the collection’s discharge, it was met with commonly positive audits from music critics. It additionally faired modestly economically, appearing at number three on the US Billboard 200, and number two on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums outline moving 63,000 duplicates in its first week.
On October 23, 2013, Epps uncovered that he had started taking a shot at his third studio collection promptly following the arrival of B.O.A.T.S. II. He additionally expressed he had the principal single from his third collection prepared for discharge and that regardless he needed to get Jay-Z included on the album. In November 2015, 2 Chainz uncovered that he was discharging a joint collection with Lil Wayne, titled ColleGrove. On May 5, 2014, Epps discharged a fresh out of the box new EP titled FreeBase for nothing advanced download. It incorporates 7 melodies, and incorporates highlights from Lil Boosie, A$AP Rocky, Rick Ross and the sky is the limit from there. The EP has earned more than 200,000 downloads. In January 2014 Epps discharged a limited time single titled “I’m A Dog.”
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