2 Chainz bio, Early life, Career, Net worth, Personal life, Facts
Who is 2 Chainz?
Tauheed Epps is a popular American rapper and hip hop artist, better known by his professional name 2 Chainz. A native of Georgia, he started his musical career together with a high school friend by forming the hip hop duo Playaz Circle. Average success was their first album, 'Supply & Demand.'
In the Early life of 2 Chainz
Tauheed Epps was born in the United States on September 12, 1977, at College Park, Georgia. He had a challenging childhood; his mother raised him mostly alone as his father was several times in and out of prison. He went to high school in North Clayton, where he used to play basketball as well. He also dealt with drugs as a teenager despite being a good student. He was arrested for possession of drugs at the age of fifteen. He attended the State University of Alabama and then transferred to the State University of Virginia.
In the Career of 2 Chainz
Fig: 2 Chainz as a Rapper
Tauheed Epps formed the Playaz Circle hip hop duo with a friend of high school and began playing songs. The duo then became friends with and performed with the well-known rapper Ludacris. The duo's debut album,' Supply & Demand,' was released in 2007. It performed well, debuting on the Billboard 200 at number 27. Over the first week, it sold more than 26,000 copies. It dropped to number 79 on the Billboard 200 on the second week, though. Epps, who had already adopted the stage name "2 Chainz," announced in March 2012 his debut studio album.
He released the lead single of the album ' No Lie ' two months later, featuring the well-known Canadian rapper Drake. The song was a commercial success when it debuted at number 46 on the Billboard Hot 100 and sold 1,4 million copies digitally. 2 Chainz's album' Based on a T.R.U. the story' was released in August the same year. The album, which included guest appearances by popular rappers like Drake, Lil Wayne, and Kanye West, peaked on the US Billboard 200 in the first position. His second B.O.A.T.S. album. In September 2013, II' saw its release. Peaking third on the US Billboard 200, like his first, the album was a huge success. In its first week, it sold 63,000 copies. Also, a major success was Colegrove, his third studio album released in March 2016. It debuted on the US Billboard 200 at fourth place. His latest album was released in June 2017, 'Pretty Girls Like Trap Music.' Critics positively received the album, which included guest appearances from stars such as Drake, Pharrell Williams, and Travis Scott.
How much is the net worth of 2 Chainz?
Fig: 2 Chainz in Versace ad.
2 Chainz is undoubtedly one of the best rappers of this decade. He has worked with the best producers and artists in the music industry as well as many other celebrities and has earned himself an incredible net worth throughout his career. As of 2019, the net worth of 2 Chainz is approximately $6 million.
In the Personal Life of 2 Chainz
Fig: 2 Chainz with Kesha Ward
2 In 2013, Chainz married Kesha Ward. There are three children in the couple, Heaven, Harmony, and Halo. He is also notorious for his brushes with the law, despite having a successful career. He was arrested several times for possession of drugs.
Facts of 2 Chainz
Based on a T.R.U. the story,' which was 2 Chainz's debut studio album, can be considered his first and most successful major work. The album was a great success and peaked in the U.S. Billboard 200 first position as well as selling 147,000 copies within a week. It eventually sold 623,000 copies throughout the year. The album was also nominated for 'Best Rap Album' at the 55th Grammy Awards, with hit singles like 'No Lie,' 'Birthday Song,' and 'I'm Different.' Most of the reviews were mixed.
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