2 Chainz knows as Tauheed Epps and he is an American rapper, producer and famous songwriter. He was born on 12th September 1977 at college park. His career started in February 2012. He signed a record with Def Jam Recording which is an imprint of UMG (Universal Music Group). In August same year, his album Based on a TRU Story was released with mixed reviews. In this article, we will present the 2 Chainz net worth, lifestyle and many more. Keep reading.
2 Chainz earlier life and career
2 Chainz studied North Clayton High School and graduated successfully. At the age of 15, he was involved in a drug case and arrested. Later, He attended Alabama State University, where he played with his basketball team for the 1996-1997 season. Actually he attended Alabama State only for my freshman year and then I moved to Virginia State University, due to circumstances that I believe I’m reluctant to talk about it. I had a few problems, went somewhere else, and then I came back. I graduated, that’s all. In 1997 he started working as a member of the music duo Playaz Circle together with Earl Conyers (known as Dolla Boy), while Epps adopts the Tity Boy.
The Supply & Demand album was released in October 2007, accompanied by the single Duffle Bag Boy, in which Lil Wayne participated. In September 2009 Flight 360: The Takeoff is released.
In early 2011, Tity Boy decided to change his pseudonym and chose 2 Chainz. Later he released the mixtape TRU REALigion. He collaborates with several artists of the hip hop and non-American scenes such as Nicki Minaj (in Beez in the Trap) and Kanye West (in Mercy).
In March 2012 he announced his solo album entitled Based on a TRU Story and released in the following August. The single No Lie contains a featuring of the Canadian Drake and is released in May. The record is very successful by entering the Billboard 200 directly in the first place. The artist receives 13 nominations for the BET Hip Hop Awards and one for the 55th Grammy Awards in the “Best Rap Album” category.
In May 2013, BOATS II: Me Time was released. The first single extract was released on June 2 of the same year: it is Feds Watching, with which Pharrell Williams collaborates. In the same album, released on September 10, 2013, there are important “featuring”: Pusha T, Chrisette Michele, Lil Wayne, Fergie, Ma $ e and important producers such as Diplo, Mike WiLL Made-It and Drumma Boy. The album reaches the third position of the Billboard 200. The singer, on September 23, 2014, collaborates with Jessie J, in the latter’s new single titled Burnin Up. In 2017 he collaborated with Young Thug, Wiz Khalifa and PnB Rock for the soundtrack of the film Fast & Furious 8 the song Gang Up.
2 Chainz net worth
According to his statement and asset analysis, 2 Chainz net worth is about 9 million dollars. His main income source is rapping and writing songs. Also, he earned a little amount from advertising. His music career started in 2000 and become famous on the big screen. He performed in the comedy show: Two Broke Girls and played a small role in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Some reports said that his net worth is 6 million dollars. For each program, he charges about 100,000 dollars with the advanced contract.
In 2007, he performed with Dollar Boy as Playaz Circle in the “Supply and Demand” album. The “Flight 360: The Take off” was released in 2009. In 2017, he made an album “Pretty Girls Like Trap Music” and in 2019, he played in the “Rap or Go to the League” album.
In 2018, he collaborated in the “Accelerate” with Ty Dolla Sign and Christina Aguilera. It was superhit and famous on the big screen. Also, he worked on several Mixtapes series like Me Against the World, Me Against the World 2: Codeine Withdrawal, Trap-A-Velli 2: (The Residue), TRU REALigion, TRU Jack City, Trap-A-Velli Tre and so on.