Tauheed Epps, known professionally as 2 Chainz, is an American rapper, record producer, songwriter, actor, entrepreneur, businessman, investor, philanthropist, and activist. He gained recognition as one-half of the Southern hip hop duo Playaz Circle and for their debut single "Duffle Bag Boy". In 2012, he signed a solo record deal with Def Jam Recordings and released his debut studio album Based on a T.R.U. Story. His second studio album B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time was released in 2013.
2 Chainz was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania but raised in College Park, Georgia. He achieved success as part of Playaz Circle and being signed to Ludacris' Disturbing tha Peace label. Throughout his career, he has released several successful singles such as "No Lie," "Birthday Song," and "I'm Different" which charted on the Billboard Hot 100.
In addition to his music career, 2 Chainz is also involved in various business ventures and philanthropic efforts. He has established himself as a versatile artist with a unique style and continues to make an impact in the music industry.