2 Chainz, Georgia’s sensational hip hop artist is bringing his signature sounds to the Rebel Toronto!
2 Chainz (birth name Tauheed Epps) was born in College Park (Georgia) in 1977 and is a rapper, record label executive, and clothing line owner. His musical style is best described as a blend of hip hop and trap (a subgenre of Southern hip hop that originated in the 1990s and is characterized by ominous lyrics, heavy kick drums from a Roland TR 808 synthesizer, double time division hi hats, and layered synthesizers). He’s had a stellar career with 3 studio albums, 43 music videos, 41 singles, 7 mix tapes, and 8 promotional singles. His debut studio album (Based on a T.R.U. Story) topped Billboard’s Top Rap Albums and Top R&B and Hip Hop Albums charts, and went Platinum in the US. He’s received many accolades including 5 BET Hip Hop Awards (for Best Featured Verse, People's Champ, Rookie of the Year, and 2 for Best Collabo, Duo or Group), a Soul Train Award (for Best Hip Hop Song of the Year), and a Grammy Award (for Best Rap Performance). He’s also been nominated for 5 more Grammy Awards (for Best Rap Album, Best Rap Performance, and 3 for Best Rap Song). His latest album (Pretty Girls Like Trap Music) comes out in June 2017.
Don't miss your chance to see this artist add a unique touch to hip hop and trap music!