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2 Chainz

2 Chainz Biography

Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz occupies the rare intersection between street attitude and mainstream accessibility, rising to the top of the charts without having to water down his smooth-yet-dangerous style.

After being active in music for years as part of Playaz Circle, 2 Chainz went solo in 2010. His breakout year was 2012, when he landed on Kanye West's "Mercy" and Nicki Minaj's "Beez in the Trap" before dropping his official debut, Based on a T.R.U. Story, for Def Jam.

With three platinum hits, "No Lie" feat. Drake, "Birthday Song" feat. Kanye West, and "I'm Different," the album hit number one on the Billboard 200, and easily reached platinum status. 2 Chainz continued to thrive throughout the next decade.

He hit the Top Ten with albums like 2017's Pretty Girls Like Trap Music and 2019's Rap or Go to the League, and in the 2020s has expanded his impressive discography with So Help Me God and 2023's joint effort with Lil Wayne, Welcome to Collegrove.


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