A Look at the 2 Sides of 2 Chainz

Before he was Mr. “2 Chainz, but I got me a few on,” he was Tity Boi, a rapper from the group Playaz Circle. Before he was Tity Boi, he was a college athlete at Alabama State University on a basketball scholarship. Before even that, he was a high school basketball star with a felony charge brought on at the age of 15.

Yes, the man formerly known at Tity Boi is different. Here, VIBE explores the two sides of 2 Chainz. From his affinity to Instagram food photos to his run-ins with the law, we look at the true story behind 2 Chainz.

Pick up 2 Chainz’s new album B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time now.