He says there is no bad blood between them and Def Jam, but that he is coming into a phase in life where he is more focused on ownership, “I been with Def Jam for a long time… That’s my home right there”
2 Chainz established himself in the industry as ½ of the Atlanta rap group, Playaz Circle. In 2012, he got his break with a verse on the triple Platinum single “Mercy” with label-mate, Kanye West. He became a solo artist that same year at Def Jam with his debut album, Based On a T.R.U. Story.