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2 Chainz

Biography

Southern-influenced rapper who’s debut album, Predicated on a T.R.U. Tale, reached #1 for the U.S. Billboard 200 in 2012. His second record, B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Period, debuted at number 3 on the united states Billboard 200 in sept of 2013. He completed second in his senior high school course, and received an athletic scholarship or grant to try out golf ball at Alabama Condition University. He positioned a #1 solitary around the Hip-Hop graphs in 2012 using the track, ‘No Lay,’ which presented Drake. His child Heaven Epps followed him in the BET HIPHOP Honours in 2012. He started his profession when Ludacris authorized him to his Troubling tha Serenity record label in 1997.

Quick Facts


Full Name 2 Chainz
Date Of Birth September 12, 1977
Place Of Birth College Park, GA
Height 1.96 m
Profession Rapper
Education Virginia State University, North Clayton High School, Alabama State University, Arizona State University, Good Drank, Watch Out, We Own It
Nationality American
Spouse Kesha Ward
Children Halo Epps, Heaven Epps, Harmony Epps, Good Drank, Watch Out, We Own It
Awards BET Award for Best Collaboration, Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance, BET Hip Hop Award for Best Collabo, Duo or Group, BET Hip Hop Award for People's Champ, BET Hip Hop Award for Sweet 16, Soul Train Music Rhythm & Bars Award, BET Hip Hop Award for Best New Hip Hop Artist, Good Drank, Watch Out, We Own It, Los Angeles, CA, United States, Fulton County, GA, USA
Music Groups Playaz Circle
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Rap Song, Grammy Award for Best Rap Album, MTV Video Music Award for Best Hip-Hop Video, MTV Video Music Award for Best Choreography, MTV Video Music Award for Best Pop Video, MTV Video Music Award for Best Editing, BET Award for Video of the Year, BET Award for Viewer's Choice, BET Award for Best Group, BET Hip Hop Award for Best Hip Hop Video, World Music Award for World’s Best Video, BET Hip Hop Award for Best Track of the Year, BET Hip Hop Award for Best Club Banger, BET Hip Hop Award for MVP of the Year, BET Hip Hop Award for Best Live Performer, BET Hip Hop Award for Hustler of the Year, BET Hip Hop Award for Made You Look Award, Billboard Music Award for Top Rap Song, Soul Train Music Award for Best Dance Performance, Soul Train Music Award for Best Collaboration, Billboard Music Award for Top R&B Song, Billboard Music Award for Top Rap Album, iHeartRadio Music Award for Best Collaboration, World Music Award for World’s Best Male Artist, World Music Award for World’s Best Song, BET Award for Best Male Hip-Hop Artist, World Music Award for World’s Best Live Act, World Music Award for World’s Best Entertainer of the Year, MTV Europe Music Award for Best US Act, Good Drank, Watch Out, We Own It, Los Angeles, CA, United States, Fulton County, GA, USA
Movies The Young Blood Chronicles, Cruel Summer, Los Angeles, CA, United States, Fulton County, GA, USA
Star Sign Virgo

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1Rapper.
2Nominee, F***in' Problems, Best Rap Song, Grammy Awards 2014.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Todd's Pop Song Reviews2014-2015TV Series performer - 5 episodes
Lip Sync Battle2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Jimmy Kimmel Live!TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Horrible Bosses 22014writer: "Talk Dirty" - as Tauheed Epps
Dancing with the Stars2014TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Waterloo Road2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Z-Listers2014performer: "Ali Bomaye" / writer: "Ali Bomaye" - as Tauheed Epps
Madden NFL 152014Video Game performer: "Spend It remix"
Rap Critic Reviews2012-2014TV Series performer - 4 episodes
22 Jump Street2014writer: "Drop Girl" - as Tauheed Epps
2014 Billboard Music Awards2014TV Special performer: "Wiggle / Talk Dirty" / writer: "Wiggle / Talk Dirty"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Late Night with Seth Meyers2014TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Parks and RecreationTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Tu cara me suena2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Truth About Webcam Girls2014TV Special documentary performer: "Talk Dirty"
Ride Along2014performer: "Headband", "I Love Dem Strippers" / writer: "Headband", "I Love Dem Strippers" - as Tauheed Epps
Grand Theft Auto V2013Video Game performer: "Ali Bomaye", "Upper Echelon" / writer: "Upper Echelon" - as Tauheed Epps
2013 MTV Video Music Awards2013TV Special performer: "Give It 2 U"
So You Think You Can Dance2013TV Series performer - 1 episode
Danville 2nd Ward Young Men2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Hangover Part III2013performer: "F**kin' Problems" / writer: "F**kin' Problems" - as Tauheed Epps
The Bling Ring2013performer: "Money Machine" / writer: "Money Machine" - as Tauheed Epps
Fast & Furious 62013performer: "We Own It Fast & Furious" / writer: "We Own It Fast & Furious" - as Tauheed Epps
BET Awards 20122012TV Special performer: "Mercy" - uncredited / writer: "Mercy" - uncredited
Cradle 2 the Grave2003writer: "Break Somethin'" - as Tauheed Epps

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rubberhead2014TV Movie2 Chainz (segment "Absorption")
Fall Out Boy: The Young Blood Chronicles2014The Problem Solver
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2013TV SeriesCalvin Jones
Tyga: Do My Dance2012Short2 Chainz
Ozone West 32009Video

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Art of Organized NoizeDocumentary post-productionHimself
Take Over Your Trap2015ShortHimself
BET Awards 20152015TV MovieHimself
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore2015TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2012-2014TV SeriesHimself - Musical guest / Himself - Musical Guest
Most Expensivest Shit2014Video shortHimself
Fashion News Live2014TV SeriesHimself
Fashion Rocks2014TV SpecialHimself
2014 MTV Video Music Awards2014TV SpecialHimself
BET Awards 2014 Postshow: The Afterparty Live!2014TV SpecialHimself
Pânico na TV2014TV SeriesHimself
2014 Billboard Music Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Saturday Night Live2012-2014TV SeriesHimself
Chelsea Lately2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2012-2014TV SeriesHimself - Musical guest
RapFix Live2012-2014TV SeriesHimself
The Doctors2013TV Series
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2013TV SeriesHimself
American Music Awards 20132013TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
GGN: Snoop Dogg's Double G News Network2013TV SeriesHimself
2013 BET Hip Hop Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
The Chew2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Arsenio Hall Show2013TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
2013 MTV Video Music Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
BET Awards 20132013TV SpecialHimself
2 Broke Girls2013TV SeriesHimself
MTV and VH1 Grammy Night Live2013TV SpecialHimself
2012 Soul Train Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
Vevo's Tour Exposed2012TV Series
The DUB Magazine Project2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Huff Post's BV 3652012TV SeriesHimself
The Wendy Williams Show2012TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
2012 BET Hip Hop Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
2012 MTV Video Music Awards2012TV SpecialHimself - Performer / Presenter
BET Awards 20122012TV SpecialHimself
2011 BET Hip Hop Awards2011TV SpecialHimself
BET Hip-Hop Awards2007TV SpecialHimself (as Tity Boy)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Super 62014TV SeriesHimself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap Song· Aubrey Graham, Kendrick Lamar, Rakim Mayers, Noah Shebib
2014VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Pop Video· Jason Derulo
2014VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Choreography· Amy Allen, Jason Derulo
2014Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Single: Male Artist· Jason Derulo
2013GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap Performance· Pusha T, Big Sean, Kanye West
2013GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap AlbumFor the album "Based on a T.R.U Story."
2013GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap Song· Big Sean, Pusha T, Kanye West
2013VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Hip-Hop Video· Rakim Mayers, Aubrey Graham, Kendrick Lamar
2012VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Hip-Hop Video· Nicki Minaj
2012VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Hip-Hop Video· Kanye West, Pusha T, Big Sean
2012VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Editing· Eric Greenburg, Kanye West, Pusha T, Big Sean


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#Quote
1I don't care what anybody else is wearing. I feel like they're all waiting to see what I have on. If you really want to know the truth, that's what I think. They're waiting to see what I'mma do next.
2In my 8th grade yearbook picture I had on 2 chains.
3You need to be your own individual.
4Ludacris is a very smart individual. He's about his business. Everything is business with him. So I learned a lot about making deals from him.
5Hip-hop deals with bragging and braggadocio, being boastful. It's always been about who's got the most money.
6You rarely get money out of labels, except for when they open up a budget for a project. Other than that, it's a do-or-die type thing.
7I like for people to have fun and that comes out in the music.
8You know, my uncle wore a lot of jewelry, a lot of gold chains.
9The independent route was the best move for me. But I think I've maximized everything I could do independently. I've done everything out the mixtape market. I think getting the big machine behind you is the next stage when you've maximized the independent level.
10As I said, I spent most of my adult life thinking I didn't have a vote, and therefore that what I thought didn't matter.
11I just be comfortable in my own skin; I might wear anything.
12My pop did a little time.
13I don't have any reasons to be disrespectful or throw anybody under the bus.
14I had incorrectly, for all of my adult life until 2008, believed the biggest voting myth that exists - that ex-felons cannot vote.
15To me, I'm the epitome of what a ghetto child is: I was raised by a single parent; I stayed in apartments my whole life; I don't think I've ever cut the grass.
16I want to be a successful landlord. I like real estate.
17I encourage everyone to pay attention to the issues that matter to you, from jobs and the economy, to education and our schools, to criminal justice reform. Whatever it is that you care about, make sure you use your voice.
18I can say sincerely, don't take your voice for granted. It is truly what makes us all equal.
19My whole story is just about me having a second chance.
20I wake up each and every day with a smile on my face knowing I get to do something musically.
21I want to challenge myself, challenge my styles.
22I enjoy being in control, having a lot of creative control.
23Entertainment is such a great job to have.
24People know I work hard.
25I've done a song with almost everybody in the game.

#Trademark
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