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A collection of quotes and thoughts by 2 Chainz on jobs, voice, stoves, needs, turns, kitchen, leader, followers, rap, wake-up, sex, moving, dirty, trap and successful.

105 Quotes By 2 Chainz That May Evoke You To Find Your True Calling

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Tauheed Epps, renowned by his stage name 2 Chainz, is a distinguished American hip-hop artist and rapper. He kicked start his musical career with ‘Playaz Circle’, a hip-hop group that he formed with his high school friends. His debut album, ‘Based On A T.R.U Story’ topped the ‘US Billboard 200’ and 2 Chainz began his journey towards name and fame. This album sold around 147,000 copies within the first week of its release and eventually Epps rose to become one of the finest rappers in the US. He bagged in a ‘Grammy’ for his song ‘No Problem’. In 2013, he was arrested at the ‘Los Angeles International Airport’ for carrying marijuana in his bag; however this controversy did not affect his popularity much. The artist is also popular for his one-liners and is considered to be the funniest rapper by many whose lyrical arsenal contains unparallel amount of sexual boasts and food-related rumination. Here is a collection of some quotes and thoughts by 2 Chainz that might inspire you besides, tickling your funny bone. Read through the quotes and sayings by 2 Chainz which are sure to make your day.

There's a crazy energy in Toronto. I think some of that may be from being a border from where I'm from and being so close.

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I've never had a car. Like I can drive, but I'm always at the risk of killing people.

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I think any time you're at the end of a trip you're usually pretty ready to come home and start working regularly again.

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Toronto is amazing, it's one of my favourite cities to visit. Toronto and Montreal are just super dope places.

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I think the special stuff [music] still finds a way to be heard, as long as you pair it with a good release strategy.

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If I didn't make a single song in two months, I'm slippin'. You can't just party every night.

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Anybody can have a great album in themselves but it's not until you bring it out and put it into tangible form and creating it and working on it in the studio that all of that comes to life you know what I mean?

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I didnt grow up around all white people; I never wanted to gentrify hip-hop, Ive never wanted to speak to an all-white audience.

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It's a really good time for California right now in music.

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I've matured as a person and so has the music... It's gotten more sophisticated and interesting I think.

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In my dorm room, I was a hermit making music, I've always had a sense of urgency that I don't have forever to make this happen.

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I don't come to Toronto often, so when I'm there it's always special and rare which I think makes it very exciting for my fans.

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I'd have to say the best part of being successful is being able to take care of my mom so she never has to worry about anything again and also being able to put my friends and people I care about in positions to win.

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When you put a tour together you really just think about who you'd like on your bill, who would make sense and who you would want to live with basically for a couple months and be around with and work with.

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The biggest thing for me is the new music. I'm playing a lot of new music that is not released yet on my tours. Seeing the reaction to that is super inspiring.

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When you're choosing the track list and the sequencing, it's important to make sure that there's some strong concepts on there and that it matters and it says something... that it sticks with people.

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A great song can come from anybody. A great performance can come from anybody. It doesn't matter who you are, and that's truly what I believe.

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Thing is, I wasn't in the library, didn't study too much, didn't get the best grades, but honestly, I didn't party a lot either. I stayed in a lot.

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A song or an album is never really done. You can work on it forever, but knowing when to call it a day and knowing when to walk away from it is extremely important.

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I think it's important to say something. If you're making music it's kinda' like, oh, cool, so is everyone else.

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Whenever I perform I try to connect with the crowd and give off energy so when they walk away from the show its remarkable and its something they talk about it, like 'damn I cant wait to come back to my show.'

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While I made a splash, rappers came and passed But still I ask myself: how long does famous last?

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I was 14 years old when I started rapping and I was terrible. I fell in love with it though and when that happens with me I become super passionate and go all the way with it.

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I suppose sometimes the lack of privacy can be a little hard to deal with at times.

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I grew up on the bus, or riding my bike, or catching the subway, I've never had a car. In college, any girl I ever dated had a car, too.

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I just want to make music that matters, that people will remember for a long time.

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I always think I'm going to record a lot on tour but it's always hard to fit it in the schedule, and there's a whole lotta' other extra curricular activities that happen on the road.

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Just wearing all black comes from Johnny Cash. I'm on the road so much that if I wear all black my clothes never get dirty. You can't tell if I've worn the same shirt twice.

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Success is just being able to do what I love for a living, spend all my time doing it, connect with fans, and continue that for a long f - king time.

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It's important to push yourself to get better at your craft - whatever that is. It's important to grow and evolve with each project.

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I dunno, there were always people believing in me, but you just gotta be confident in whatever you wanna do.

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I wear what I like to wear, I don't pick out clothes to try to fit in or whatever, I just like what I like.

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I think when people get comfortable is when they fall off.

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I listen to a wide array of music, all depends on the mood I'm in at the time.

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If you push yourself to stay hungry, you're always working towards at least taking steps forward. If you're taking steps forward, then you're making progress.

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I've put myself in this position where I haven't set myself up with a Plan B. I don't have a safety net; it's all in.

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Nothing tops making a living off your passion.

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Lost in this young world, I'm just trying to navigate See the pie sliced, I'm just trying to grab a plate.

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Never give up and never conform.

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If you get comfortable, that's how you fall off.

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I think it's important to evolve and grow and take risks creatively, instead of repeating yourself and doing the same thing over and over.

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Less is more. Simplicity is awesome. That's all you need in life. Its just my personal philosophy.

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It's important for me to highlight my views for veterans who've fought for America and at the same time don't have anything to show for it. It's kind of dear to me.

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It's important for me to be innovative and creative when doing charitable work as well.

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My daddy was a veteran, and it's something dear to my heart. I helped him, he stayed with me until he passed away, and I'm not sure what kind of life he would have had if I wasn't there for him.

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I use my platform to try and encourage and spark the next entrepreneur, or spark the next female millionaire.

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I'm drunk and high at the same time/Drinking champagne on the airplane.

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I think I'm one of the illest dudes out with the dress code.

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Known to act a donkey on the camel-toe, then take the camel-toe and turn it into casserole

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Left the Gucci store, I'm G'd up

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I tried to get a tan but I’m black already,

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If I wasn't rapping I'd be trapping

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In the kitchen, yams ery'where

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Then I put a fat rabbit on a Craftmatic!

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Started from the trap, now I rap

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I always wanted to go in a cave.

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Yeah, I love them strippers

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I am so far ahead I'll see you niggas in the morning Two chains on, my first chain started cloning

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Chain hang to my ding-a-ling, chain hang, chain hang to my ding-a-ling

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I see myself as a leader and not a follower.

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If you a chicken head, go somewhere and lay some eggs

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Hair long, money long. Me and broke niggas, we dont get along.

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I'm in the kitchen. Yams erwhere.

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Turn the cameltoe into casserole

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My wrist deserve a shout out, 'I'm like what up wrist?' My stove deserve a shout out, 'I'm like what up stove?'

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You need to be your own individual.

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I enjoy being in control, having a lot of creative control.

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I don't have any reasons to be disrespectful or throw anybody under the bus.

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You rarely get money out of labels, except for when they open up a budget for a project. Other than that, it's a do-or-die type thing.

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Ludacris is a very smart individual. He's about his business. Everything is business with him. So I learned a lot about making deals from him.

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I've done a song with almost everybody in the game.

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I like for people to have fun and that comes out in the music.

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My pop did a little time.

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You know, my uncle wore a lot of jewelry, a lot of gold chains.

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I can say sincerely, don't take your voice for granted. It is truly what makes us all equal.

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As I said, I spent most of my adult life thinking I didn't have a vote, and therefore that what I thought didn't matter.

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I had incorrectly, for all of my adult life until 2008, believed the biggest voting myth that exists - that ex-felons cannot vote.

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Entertainment is such a great job to have.

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I don't care what anybody else is wearing. I feel like they're all waiting to see what I have on. If you really want to know the truth, that's what I think. They're waiting to see what I'mma do next.

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I want to challenge myself, challenge my styles.

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People know I work hard.

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In my 8th grade yearbook picture I had on 2 chains.

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I want to be a successful landlord. I like real estate.

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Hip-hop deals with bragging and braggadocio, being boastful. It's always been about who's got the most money.

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I just be comfortable in my own skin; I might wear anything.

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To me, I'm the epitome of what a ghetto child is: I was raised by a single parent; I stayed in apartments my whole life; I don't think I've ever cut the grass.

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My whole story is just about me having a second chance.

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I wake up each and every day with a smile on my face knowing I get to do something musically.

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I encourage everyone to pay attention to the issues that matter to you, from jobs and the economy, to education and our schools, to criminal justice reform. Whatever it is that you care about, make sure you use your voice.

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The independent route was the best move for me. But I think I've maximized everything I could do independently. I've done everything out the mixtape market. I think getting the big machine behind you is the next stage when you've maximized the independent level.

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I'm from the south side of Atlanta, College Park, and we all really care about our dress code and our apparel and our attire, so I think it's just something that started when I was growing up. Just trying to be me and up to date and being an individual at the same time.

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In anything I do I try to stay true to myself because I think that's what matters most, and then the challenge is getting all these different sides of my personality to fit together in one box. It isn't an easy task. But that's basically what the end result represents.

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I think my style revolves around the philosophy that less is more, that simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. That goes for my taste in design and in clothes, and even affects the way I approach music. I'm all about keeping things simple, and minimal, but being able to convey something powerful through that approach.

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What inspires me is the desire to be on. The desire to be successful. The desire to reach people through my music and make a living off it and never have to do anything else. Being able to do music full time and travel the world and share this music with everybody. That's the dream.

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I'm a Gemini, so there's two people in me. Straight up. There's the nerd who is totally zoned out in the studio, EQ-ing this kick drum, raising this snare one decibel, or swapping this high hat out for another. Then there's the other side who's a performer. I have to go out on stage and be electric, a fire cracker, just run around the stage and give a show.

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Life is good. I've got a apartment that is paid for with rap money. It's good. It's amazing. It's a blessing. I wake up every day and appreciate how much of a blessing this is getting to do this. But it is important to always stay humble, grounded, focused, and maintain that same ambition you had when you had nothing.

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I just always wanted a platform. In the past, I always dreamed of having a following and a fan base - you know, a group of people just listening and paying attention to what I was making. I think the reality kicked in that you have to make a living so that you have enough time to keep creating, you know? 'Cause if you're not making a living at this, then you're making a living working another job, and if you're working another job, you're spending all your time doing that and can't put enough time into the music.

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If you're not putting enough time into the music, there's not gonna be a whole lot of it. So in my eyes, success is just being able to do what I love for a living, spend all my time doing it, connect with fans, and continue that for a long f - king time.

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If you think about rap and how it has become so much easier to record music and release it, and you think about everyone in the world being a 'rapper' these days, it's so much easier. But it's still as hard as ever to break through and truly be successful in this industry.

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I am involved in every step of the process [musicmaking]. Whether it is the production or the mixing or the visuals and music videos. I'm involved in every step of the way as far as the creative, directing and merchandise . Just making sure everything that falls in line with my brand is portrayed a certain type of way. It all about quality control and attention to detail, and making sure anything you put your name on is on point.

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