Happy Birthday 2 Chainz !!!! Did u know He attended Alabama State University

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2 Chainz was born in Atlanta, Georgia on September 12, 1976. As a child he was nick-named “Tity Boi”, a name given to him by his mother, as Epps was an only child. Epps played basketball his Freshman year at Alabama State University before transferring to Albany State.

10 facts about 2 Chainz

No Lie, 2 Chainz is without a doubt the hottest rapper in the game this summer. With over ten plus years in, he definitely deserves the limelight that his consistent hard work and dedication has brought him.

Irregardless of his cartoon like persona and simplistic street rhymes, you can’t deny the man is on top of his game and he knows how to consistently deliver club anthems. Here are ten interesting facts about 2 Chainz that I wanted to share with you.

(10 facts about 2 Chainz)

1. Born Tauheed Epps, 2 Chainz is a native of College Park, GA where he began rapping under the moniker Tity Boy as 1/2 of the rap duo Playa Circle.

2. Standing at 6’5, 2 Chainz was a standout basketball player and attended college at the University of Alabama State on an athletic scholarship.

3. 2 Chainz and Playaz Circle’s breakout hit was a 2007 single feat Lil Wayne called Duffle Bag Boy.

4. 2 Chainz provided A & R services for his mentor Ludacris’ new album titled Ludaversal.

5. 2 Chainz affiliation with Young Money/Cashmoney began with a chance meeting with record label executive Bryan “Baby Williams at Patchwerk Studios in Atlanta, GA.

6. 2 Chainz latest single with Drake, No Lie, is a long over due collaboration that developed from Lil Wayne’s I Am Music Tour.

7. In May of this year, Kanye West announced that 2 Chainz had recently signed to his G.O.O.D. Music record label and was featured on the posse cut “Mercy.”

8. The turning point in 2 Chainz’ career was the Codeine Cowboy mixtape which featured the street anthem ‘Spend It.’

9. 2 Chainz’s album ‘Based on a T.R.U. Story,’ released on August 14, 2012

10. Born in 1976, 2 Chainz didn’t get his big break in the music industry until he reached his mid 30′s – which proves age ain’t nothing but a number….


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