Rising to the Top: 2 Chainz

Don't miss 2 Chainz tonight at 6P/5C!

SXSW - SXSW bore witness to a legend in the making when 2 Chainz brought out Kanye West during his set at the Malaia World Lounge (which was sponsored by S.O.B.'s). The Internets went ablaze with rumors that Kanye was interested in having 2 Chainz  join the ranks of his G.O.O.D. Music label.(Photo: Roger Kisby/Getty Images)

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2 Chainz Is Ready to "Riot" on 106 & Park Tonight! - 2 Chainz is one of the hottest rappers out right now and one of the hardest working people in the business, oh, and he's also stopping by 106 & Park tonight!Don't miss 2 Chainz on 106 with his new joint "Riot" tonight at 6P/5C!(Photo: Roger Kisby/Getty Images)

If It's His, He What? - Make no mistake, 2 Chainz isn't a stingy person, but what's his is his and if he earned it, he'll spend it!(Photo: Def Jam Records)

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If It's His, He What? - Make no mistake, 2 Chainz isn't a stingy person, but what's his is his and if he earned it, he'll spend it!(Photo: Def Jam Records)

Nicki Co-Signs the 2 Chainz Movement - As if 2 Chainz wasn't already putting in work, Nicki Minaj gave him the uber co-sign during her appearance on 106 & Park last week. Go 2 Chainz!(Photo: John Ricard/BET)

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Nicki Co-Signs the 2 Chainz Movement - As if 2 Chainz wasn't already putting in work, Nicki Minaj gave him the uber co-sign during her appearance on 106 & Park last week. Go 2 Chainz!(Photo: John Ricard/BET)

He's Wavy - Honestly, 2 Chainz is just a cool dude who makes some great music. If you don't know, now you do!(Photo: Def Jam Records)

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He's Wavy - Honestly, 2 Chainz is just a cool dude who makes some great music. If you don't know, now you do!(Photo: Def Jam Records)

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Grindin' - It looks like 2 Chainz just popped up out of nowhere, but, truth be told, he's been in the game for over a decade and he's made his way to the top.(Photo: Jeff Daly/PictureGroup)

2 Chainz - 2 Chainz, formerly Tity Boi of Playaz Circle, who had a Weezy-featuring hit in 2007 with "Duffle Bag Boy," capitalized off his metoric mixtape success by officially leaving Ludacris' Disturbing Tha Peace imprint and inking a new deal with Def Jam. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/Getty Images)

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Ridin' Solo - Before hitting it big as a solo artist, 2 Chainz was one-half of the Atlanta duo Playaz Circle.(Photo: Bennett Raglin/Getty Images)

Work Hard, Play Hard - When you work hard, you can play hard, but don't forget to kick back and rest a bit like 2 Chainz!(Photo: Def Jam Records)

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Work Hard, Play Hard - When you work hard, you can play hard, but don't forget to kick back and rest a bit like 2 Chainz!(Photo: Def Jam Records)

Recording artist 2 Chainz visits BET's "106 & Party" at BET Studios on December 16, 2011 in New York City. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/Getty Images)

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Fashion Forward - Y'all see that coat? 2 Chainz stays fresh to death!(Photo: Bennett Raglin/Getty Images)

2012 Is His Year - It's been a long time coming, and this year, 2 Chainz will release his debut album! Get ready!(Photo: Def Jam Records)

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2012 Is His Year - It's been a long time coming, and this year, 2 Chainz will release his debut album! Get ready!(Photo: Def Jam Records)

Don't Miss 2 Chainz Tonight! - Don't miss 2 Chainz tonight on 106 & Park with his new joint, "Riot," at 6P/5C!(Photo: Def Jam Records)

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Don't Miss 2 Chainz Tonight! - Don't miss 2 Chainz tonight on 106 & Park with his new joint, "Riot," at 6P/5C!(Photo: Def Jam Records)