2 Chainz

American rapper from Georgia

Tauheed Epps (born September 12, 1977), known professionally as 2 Chainz (formerly Tity Boi), is an American rapper. He was born in College Park, Georgia. He is best known for his singles "Riot", "No Lie" (featuring Drake), "I'm Different" and "Birthday Song". He is also known for being half the duo of the rap group Playaz Circle along with rapper and long time friend Dolla Boy. The group was discovered by fellow rapper Ludacris and signed them to his Record Label DTP. 2 Chainz gained recognition as a solo artist when he was featured on Kanye West's 2012 single "Mercy" off his album Cruel Summer. He has 2 albums: Based On A True Story[1] and his most recent one B.O.A.T.S: Me Time.

2 Chainz
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2 Chainz in May 2014
Background information
Birth nameTauheed Epps
Also known as
  • Tity Boi
  • Drenchgod
  • King Tru
Born (1977-09-12) September 12, 1977 (age 43)
College Park, Georgia, U.S.
GenresHip hop
  • Rapper
  • songwriter
  • basketball player
Years active1997–present
Associated acts


  1. "Critic Reviews for Based on a T.R.U. Story". Metacritic.

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