Though critics may argue 2 Chainz's music is a "lesson in thematic narrowness," the man once referred to as Tity Boi [even by his own parents] makes some strong points to the contrary. Talk with Chainz even when he's fresh off a blunt break and you can't deny the guy's intelligence. A gregarious dude protected by a blanket of optimism that seems to deflect all hate thrown his way, Mr. Epps never says "die." After years of relative obscurity on Ludacris' Disturbing Tha Peace label, he released new material under a "new" [Chainz claims he's been called 2 Chainz since high school] nom de plume and found mainstream acceptance and respect from peers like Kanye West.
Two For The Road...
Even after a recent robbery in San Francisco, he's not letting anything interfere with him repeating last summer's success. Guess that's why he named his sophomore LP Based On A True Story 2.
2 Chainz performs tomorrow, July 19th, at Jones Beach.More »