|2 Chainz Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||September 12, 1977|
2 Chainz is an American rapper and songwriter who first gained popularity for being one-half of the Southern hip hop duo Playaz Circle, formed in 1997 alongside his childhood friend and rapper Earl “Dolla Boy” Conyers. The duo released albums and tracks like Supply & Demand, Flight 360: The Takeoff, Duffle Bag Boy (ft. Lil Wayne), Stupid (ft. OJ Da Juiceman), Hold Up, Can’t Remember (ft. Bobby V), and U Can Believe It (ft. Ludacris). 2 Chainz signed a solo record deal with Def Jam Recordings in February 2012 and his discography includes multiple albums, mixtapes, extended plays, and tracks like Based on a T.R.U. Story, ColleGrove, B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time, Pretty Girls Like Trap Music, So Help Me God!, Dope Don’t Sell Itself, Rap or Go to the League, Hibachi for Lunch, The Play Don’t Care Who Makes It, Million Dollars Worth of Game, Felt Like Cappin, T.R.U. REALigion, Mercy (with Kanye West, Big Sean, and Pusha T), I’m Different, Birthday Song (ft. Kanye West), Watch Out, Feds Watching (ft. Pharrell), Good Drank (ft. Quavo and Gucci Mane), It’s a Vibe (ft. Ty Dolla Sign, Trey Songz, and Jhené Aiko), Bigger Than You (ft. Drake and Quavo), Hot Wings, Dead Man Walking (ft. Future), and Rule the World (ft. Ariana Grande).
Tity Boi, 2 Chainz, Drenchgod
College Park, Georgia, United States
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
2 Chainz went to the North Clayton High School.
After that, he got admission to Alabama State University on a scholarship. He stayed there for his freshman year only and got transferred to Virginia State University.
However, he couldn’t maintain continuity as he had to drop education due to an unspecified reason but would later complete his education.
- Father – He was often in and out of the prison.
- Siblings – None
2 Chainz is managed by WME Entertainment Group.
Hip hop, trap, dirty south
Def Jam Records, Gamebread, T.R.U.
His net worth had been $9 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
6 ft 5 in or 195.5 cm (Listed Height)
88 kg or 194 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
2 Chainz has dated –
- Kesha Ward (2013-Present) – 2 Chainz proposed to his longtime girlfriend Kesha in 2013. But, the couple already had 2 daughters until then, Heaven (b. on July 26, 2008) and Harmony (b. October 20, 2012). On October 14, 2015, Kesha gave birth to their third child, a boy named Halo. The duo got married on August 18, 2018.
Race / Ethnicity
- Towering height
- Numerous body tattoos
He is speculated to be wearing a shoe of size 14 (US) or 47 (EU).
2 Chainz has done brand endorsement work for –
- Adidas Adicolor Originals
- CEO Millionaires
- Champs Sports
- Ewing Athletics
- Louboutin Homme
Best Known For
- His debut single Duffle Bag Boy with Ludacris under the Disturbing tha Peace label
- Playaz Circle, a southern hip-hop band created in collaboration with Dolla Boy
2 Chainz released his first studio album Based on a T.R.U. Story in August 2012 under Def Jam Records. 623,000 copies of the album were sold. The album reached #1 on Billboard 200.
In 2015, 2 Chainz appeared in a short drama film Take Over Your Trap as himself.
First TV Show
In October 2012, he appeared as a musical guest on the talk show The Wendy Williams Show.
2 Chainz Favorite Things
- Food – Turkey Lasagna
Source – Complex
2 Chainz Facts
- 2 Chainz was convicted of a cocaine possession felony at the age of 15.
- In February 2013, he was arrested by the authorities while on his way to the concert to be held at UMES in Maryland for carrying marijuana with him.
- In June 2013, he was arrested by the TSA agents at the LAX airport before boarding a flight for the possession of promethazine and marijuana.
- Epps launched his own line of hoodies under the name of Create Every Opportunity Millionaires (CEO Millionaires) in October 2016.
- He has created his line of sweaters and launched them under the title of dabbing sweaters.
- In August 2013, the police found a gauge pump shotgun and two automatic pistols along with prescription painkillers in his tour bus, which was stopped in Oklahoma City.
- While studying at Alabama State University, he was on the college basketball team.
- The Source magazine declared him the “Man of the Year” in 2012 after his album sold more than 288,000 copies in the US.
- In January 2015, he released a statement stating that he was launching his independent record label “The Real University.”
- On February 4, 2022, he released his 7th studio album titled Dope Don’t Sell Itself and it includes songs like Neighbors Know My Name, 10 Bracelets (ft. YoungBoy Never Broke Again), Lost Kings (ft. Lil Durk and Sleepy Rose), and If You Want Me To (ft. Jacquees).
- Visit his shopping website @ 2chainz.com.
He was also a former basketball player