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Is LeBron really a hip hop historian? 3 times he butchered rap lyrics

LeBron James isn’t shy about whatever his current favorite songs are. LeBron is a dedicated fan of music (he calls himself a hip hop historian) and raps on camera whenever he digs the flow of a song. But there is another side to his musical endeavors that has come to light recently: LeBron is constantly butchering lyrics.

LeBron has A&R’d 2 Chainz’s fifth studio album, “Rap or Go to the League,” and he makes no secret his love for hip hop, old and new. LeBron is no spry youth anymore, with 40 closer to him than 30, and with age comes many things.

It means it’s harder for ‘Bron to stay in touch with new trends. It means when he tries, he often sounds just straight up like an old head.

Consequently, it means he has not a shred of embarrassment about that, because old heads never do. And it also means that when LeBron raps his favorite songs, he often absolutely butchers the lyrics.

Here are three examples of such times.

LeBron tries to rap 6lack, and fails… or does he?

Bruh. We know LeBron likes his music, but didn’t know it was to the point where he feels comfortable changing the lyrics!

“Yabadabadodobo old navy” is really one of the wildest lyrics one can imagine, but LeBron says it with supreme confidence.

Is that because he is one of the best athletes to ever walk the Earth? Or does it simply come down to the fact that he is approaching old head territory and just doesn’t care?

It’s probably both, but LeBron’s confidence in butchering the lyrics even caused 6lack to double-check.

LeBron tries to rap Pop Smoke

The topic of LeBron butchering the lyrics in his favorite songs does not stop there. Pop Smoke’s “For the Night” caused LeBron to slip up again, but this time in consecutive bars.

Pop Smoke’s cadence can be understood by most people. He’s no Young Thug, or Playboi Carti, or even Lil Baby for that matter, also on the song. Nonetheless, LeBron absolutely massacres the lyrics, but powers right through.

The “hey” and “uh” spoken with such confidence after he butchers the lyrics is not just hilarious, but also kind of impressive for LeBron.

We can all aspire to be so confident and perseverant in our tasks, however big or small. And when LeBron has new music and his favorite songs in front of him, we know we are going to get some good content out of it.

LeBron narrowly butchers Drake lyrics

LeBron is known to be good friends with Drake. Their relationship even stretches to the point where it seems LeBron acts as a bit of a big brother to Drake.

That still didn’t help LeBron from messing up his little brother’s lyrics though.

A simple mistake, and one that did not garner much attention, LeBron sings “coming home” instead of “going home.”

We’ve all made small mistakes like this before. And we wince or blush after. But not ‘Bron. He just powers though like mum’s the word.

But being so close to Drake, and hearing the exact same lyric before in the video, you’d think LeBron could get it right. But shit… he’s only the best or second best basketball player in all of recorded history. We’ll give him a pass.

A trip through LeBron’s favorite songs… Is he truly a hip hop historian?

LeBron may yet be a proven hip hop historian. He called himself as such on his own, The Shop, when Drake made a guest appearance. He also clearly knows his older rap.

He’s also obviously been name-dropped in a bevy of rap songs. In some he even served as the entire inspiration behind it. But that doesn’t mean it was a certainty he’d memorize the lyrics…

LeBron has even dabbled with his own rap before, but being it was his own creation, he did not absolutely butcher the lyrics like John Travolta at an Oscars.

LeBron is the content king. Not just for what he allows others to create about him with his sick highlights, but for what he shows his fans about his daily life.

The world wants to know what LeBron’s favorite songs are. They want to know what music LeBron likes, how he sounds rapping, and noticeably recently, how he can absolutely butcher lyrics.

But it is all, of course, in good fun. LeBron does seem to have some merit as a hip hop historian, and 2 Chainz’s word holds more weight than just about anyone else’s.

The content world got stronger when fans noticed LeBron butchering rap lyrics. We appreciate the kings and queens who pick up on these things, and we thank them for a laugh. As LeBron would say, Strive for Greatness everyone.

Interested in how LeBron got to the top and set up his team for success?

LeBron tapped as A&R on new 2 Chainz album, ‘Rap or Go to the League’

Yesterday, 2 Chainz announced that his upcoming album, Rap or Go to the League, will arrive March 1 via Def Jam records, but more importantly, that it was A&R’d by the current greatest basketball player on the planet, Lebron James.

Set to arrive on Apple Music, Chainz released a preview of a behind-the-scenes sit-down between him and the three-time finals MVP which is to drop the same day of the album.

The clip shows James and 2 Chainz discussing the album’s rollout strategy, as well as featured collaborators and really lets you see just how hands-on LeBron was with the album. 2 Chainz tells James at one point,

“I think it’d be shocking to people to know how much input you had on it. You’ve been on it the whole year!”

We’ve seen Lebron play tastemaker before whether it’s him rapping along to a new track, during an intense workout, wishing Jeezy happy birthday, showing his support for Meek Mill or posting a photo from dinner with Drake.

In fact, prominent hip-hop producer and bonified hit-maker Mike WiLL Made-It told TMZ last year that sending your music to LeBron is not only for cool points, but mandatory.

But, as odd as it seems — letting a guy whose expertise is putting the ball in the hoop to make executive decisions on your art — LeBron has proven himself enough off the court to garner this respect from the music world.

He has a production company called SpringHill Entertainment and a social media platform called Uninterrupted, he has acting chops meaning ties to Hollywood, not to mention his 33.8 million Instagram following. Getting LeBron behind your music is actually a good look.

“You gotta send the King your music, bruh,” the producer told TMZ last year in April. “I sent LeBron Ransom 2 before it came out. He loves music. I mean, that’s the King.”

Now he’s bringing that ear exclusively to Chainz’s project.

Rap or Go to the League will be first studio album since 2016’s Pretty Girls Like Trap Music and proceeds his last two 2018 EPs, The Play Don’t Care Who Makes It and Hot Wings Are a Girl’s Best Friend.

Chainz told Rolling Stone in a statement that the new album “challenges the notion that the only way out of the inner city is either to become a rapper or a ball player… [the album] flips that trope on its head, celebrating black excellence and focusing on the power of education and entrepreneurship.”

Knowing how big 2 Chainz likes to go and how much of an executionist LeBron is, their joint effort on this album could be as good as its advertised. Either way, the combo of the two has already made a significant cultural impact.

We just don’t want LeBron rapping on the project; anything but that would probably work just fine. 2 Chainz is also prepping for the third season of his Viceland show, Most Expensivest, which will premiere later this year along with Rap or Go to the League. 

Make sure you stay on the lookout for more singles from the album to drop.

Who got the GAS? 2 Chainz launches his own luxury cannabis line

2CHAINZ! 2CHAINZ! We have to say his name twice now because the “Duffle Bag Boy” Grammy award-winning Georgia-based rapper has launched a cannabis company called GAS.

The Gas Cannabis Co. looks to takeover over the marijuana market as the weed brand has partnered with the Green Street Agency and the LA-based Mazel Management Group; a creative agency and a top-rated micro business plus dispensary. Let’s get it!


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The name of 2 Chainz’s new cannabis company says it all. (GAS is an acronym for “good ass shit”). Revealed on Monday (Oct. 29) ganja smokers will be able to choose from three premium strains like they’re pulling up to the pump to refuel the whip. 

Based on affordability the 87 line will be “the most affordable,” while the 89 Gas line caters those who want a supercharged, powerful, and smooth ride.

Then, lastly, there’s the 93 line, which is a super luxurious smoke up. 2 Chainz says,

“I know quality GAS by the look, the feel, the smoke. GAS stands for one thing, and you’ll know it when you experience it. It’s top-end, but at an affordable price, because I want everyone to be able to understand that GAS is the real fire.”

It was only a matter of time before Tityboi jumped into the cannabis industry as his business empire already includes an apparel line, his Escobar Restaurant and Tapas, and his hit Viceland TV series Most Expensivest.


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@gas by the BIGGEST TRAPPER OF EM ALL !!!! 🙏🏿💪🏿🔥

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Highkey, what can’t this man do? Besides the three luxurious marijuana flower options to choose from GAS offers pre-rolled joints that have arrived at dispensaries across California via Westside Station.

Hyping us rap fanatics and weed connoisseurs, even more, GAS expects to release marijuana topicals and edibles too. Of course, Mazel Management Group co-founder Alan Spiegel couldn’t be more excited about the partnership. He said,

“Working with 2 Chainz is a natural fit for our company, he is a true connoisseur. We are elated to join forces with such a colossal cultural figure, and look forward to the partnership ahead.”

Make sure to keep your nostrils peeled for the loud because the next time you smell the fire it’s definitely going to be 2 Chainz’s GAS!

2 Chainz is fighting to save the iconic Pink Trap House in Atlanta

The Pink Trap House, a location that has grown to be a tourist attraction for many living in or visiting the city of Atlanta, Georgia. Although most see this house as an area where 2 Chainz filmed his Pretty Girls Love Trap Music Album, this “landmark” has history behind it.

The house started out as a crack house for dealers to sell their drugs out of before getting transformed by 2 Chainz. After leasing the house out himself to film his album, he evolved it into a Church and then a free HIV testing clinic.

The once crack house was rebranded as the Pink Trap House and it acted as a safe haven for Atlanta locals to express themselves, and get physically and spiritually healthy.

The house changed the meaning of a “trap house” and has shown the people of Atlanta the positive things that can sprout from the negative connotation.

The current owner of the building, Matt Rohrig, is planning on having it destroyed and 2 Chainz is doing everything he can to prevent that from happening.  He sees the Pink Trap House as an ATL landmark, equally as important as the Eiffel Tower for Paris or The Statue of Liberty for New York.

“Definitely the Eiffel Tower of Atlanta… I don’t think they would knock down the Statue of Liberty”

However, people still see the Trap House as a spot that reflects the idea of drug dealing and substance abuse. Local Church pastors are coming out against the house saying how it is a bad environment for local families. Greenforest Community Baptist Church Youth Pastor, Al Hollie Jr. said,


2 Chainz is trying to show everyone the way he views the trap house. He sees it as a place making the community of Atlanta better for generations to come.

“We changed the connotation of Trap house from something that was considered negative to something that was considered positive… We gave back to the community.”

According to a recent interview with TMZ, 2 Chainz has mentioned that he is thinking about getting in touch with Keisha Lance Bottoms, the mayor of Atlanta, to propose a plan to save the renowned Pink Trap House.

This is just the beginning of 2 Chainz’s campaign to save the Pink Trap House.  Will he be able to collaborate with Mayor Keisha Bottoms to make it an Atlanta landmark or will Matt Rohrig end up destroying the icon resembling the growth of Atlanta, Georgia?

Joe Moore is more than 2 Chainz’s photographer, he’s a businessman

For up and coming photographers and videographers who are starting out in business, it can be overwhelming. As creatives, by nature, we are so content driven that we often forget that the business aspect of our work is just as important.

No one knows this better than director, photographer and editor Joe Moore — who has been snapping flicks of 2 Chainz now for over two years. But even before linking with Atlanta’s best emcee, Moore has been carving his own path to greatness.

Hailing from Davidsonville, Maryland, the seed was planted for JoeMooreProductions when Moore was in third grade. This is due in large part to his grandfather.

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During an interview on the Justin Odisho Podcast, Joe Moore said,

“My whole inspiration for even picking up a camera was my grandfather. My grandfather was a big inspiration to me. He was somebody who would always film everything. I just actually started toying around with him and he would show me how to use certain things.”

As the years progressed, his affinity for cameras only grew.

“As I started to get older, I would just, you know, become the kid that was filming everything. Even in middle school and high school I was the person who always had the camera. It didn’t matter if it was entertaining or whatever, it was me teaching myself how to use that camera and capture memories with my friends and family.”

It’s safe to say that when it comes to cameras, Joe Moore has always kept that mothaf*ckn’ thang on him. With a burning desire for capturing memorable moments, his high school days would mark the beginning of his hustle.

LiFe is GuCCi

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Moore started out getting paid to film high school parties. After gaining recognition for his firehouse party visuals, he starting getting recommended around the area. Moore’s clout soon opened doors for him to start shooting music videos and doing photo shoots for local artists.

While Moore was grinding, perfecting his craft with the camera, he caught the eye of a popular vlogger in the DMV area, PatIsDope. They would soon partner together and begin making history. Moore would take care of all the video and photography content while PatIsDope conducted the interviews and photoshoots with local and major artists.

Staying in his lane, Moore’s dedication would pay off. After networking with some of the top promoters in the Washington D.C. area, he would go on to meet his first major artist — Lil Durk.

During the The Justin Odisho Podcast, Moore continued,

“I linked up with them [Lil Durk’s camp] through the promoter. I did the show. I did a photoshoot and video shoot for that actual concert when it was in Virginia. I basically became friends with the manager of Lil Durk, and sent them the photos and a video recap.”

What Joe Moore heard next would change his life forever.

“His manager was like ‘Man your turnaround time is great, your turnaround time is quick, I love the work. We got this tour coming up and we’d love to have you be apart of it.’ So that was the first artist that I actually went to be on tour with and really learn the ropes of the industry.”

From there, he would meet the likes of French Montana, Akon, and other major artists. Two years later Moore would find himself at an A3C event in Atlanta with PatIsDope. While there, the duo visited Street Execs Studio to interview Young Dolph, Travis Porter, and Skooly.

After that visit, 2 Chainz’s manager caught wind of the work Joe Moore had been doing for the other artists around Street Excecs and wanted to see if Moore was up for a new challenge.

“[2 Chainz’s manager] approached me and said ‘hey 2 Chainz is looking for a new photographer/videographer. We want to put you on a test try with him. We are going to put you on the road with him for 3 dates. If you are able to mesh well with him and if you’re able keep up with the workflow, we would love to offer you a job’.”

Moore completed the three dates and exceeded all expectations. His fire visuals and professionalism landed him the personal photography job with 2 Chainz. Since then, Moore has been non-stop traveling the world with the PROUD rapper.

“You can be the most talented photographer, but if an artist can’t trust you, it’ll never work.”

Even with all the newfound success, the Davidsonville director has not gotten lost in the sauce. Moore knows how to separate work from play.

ATL 🛩 San Fran 🛩 Vegas 🛩 NY = 24 HRS

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He doesn’t put out content without the artist’s consent. When he’s at the club or venue, don’t expect to see JoeMooreProductions in an artist’s section poppin’ bottles. He’s working.

“The moment you let loose and get drunk or belligerent or just stupid in general, you’re gone. Get the job done first and then have fun. Don’t go overboard.”

Understanding his position in the content game, Joe Moore is now using his knowledge to enlighten creatives. Tired of seeing creatives get taken advantage of, he is now becoming the voice for creators who don’t have one.

Recently, JoeMooreProductions LLC released a Visual Contract Kit for content creators alike. It comes complete with video and photography contracts, release forms and more.

“A major goal that I want is to help and inspire other people that are coming up. I wasn’t given a lot of help when I was coming up and when I was getting into these situations. I want to be able to be somebody who gives people advice. I don’t like seeing people fall on their face and fail.”

Joe Moore’s creative passion has opened numerous doors to endless opportunities unimaginable. His story is just another testament to do what you love with passion.

Mr. Moore, continue to make the #UNDERDOGS proud.

2 Chainz is ready to prove he’s the GOAT with ‘Rap Or Go To The League’

The journey of 2 Chainz, formerly known as Tity Boi, has been a marathon. If he’s not putting out the wildest metaphors you’ve ever heard, 2 Chainz is probably traveling with his $100,000 dog, Trappy, while sipping on $5,000 wine.

With momentum carrying over from his 2017 album, Pretty Girls Love Trap MusicChainz is proving to to be an international icon. So far in 2018, 2 Chainz has spazzed on tracks with the likes of Migos, Kendrick Lamar, and Eminem. With his latest EP, The Play Don’t Care Who Makes It, “Drench God” let the world know how he’s coming all year.

2 Chainz is one of the best rappers not only in Atlanta, but in hip-hop. Trust me when I say his run is far from over. It’s time for College Park’s own to take the throne. 

Right when you think the Atlanta emcee is about to fall off, he bounces back. Recently, 2 Chainz took to Instagram to reveal the name of his fifth studio album. It was nothing short of legendary. Imagine driving home after the NBA All-Star game, you look up and you’re freaking out because you think it’s a UFO.

In reality, its a blimp displaying Drench God’s new album name, Rap Or Go To The League. No cap! You have to admit this is the hardest album reveal ever. 

Rap Or Go To The League is 2 Chainz’s most anticipated album. Conceptually it goes deeper than just the name. A young child’s paradigm in lower-income areas across the country is either rap, sell drugs, or be an athlete to escape the “trap” of their environment. In their minds, it’s the only way out of the hood.

Tauheed Epps took heed of the pattern and wants to enlighten those going through similar struggles of other ways to make it out the trap.

While trappin’, hooping, and rapping his way out of the trenches of College Park, 2 Chainz has been sharing his story through his verses and giving hope to listeners who can relate. During his hip-hop marathon, 2 Chainz has realized this concept dives even deeper to a more personal level.

This is in regards to his career. He’s looking in the mirror and asking himself if he just wants to be average or in the Hall of Fame? Does he want to be remembered in the same league as Lil Wayne and Jay-Z? Or Kendrick Lamar and Drake? Does he want his name to be synonymous with T.I. and Gucci Mane? Or 6ix9ine and Lil Pump?

There is levels to this rap game. When you decide to enter the league, you’re in it to be remembered.

After years in the lab sharpening his lyrical sword, Tity Boi is finally ready to breakout into a league of his own. Rapping alongside the original rapper eater, Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz is ready to load his plate full of emcees all 2018. Although we don’t know much about this forthcoming album, we do know the sound is very sample-driven.

Think of it as 2 Chainz meets A Tribe Called Quest’s Midnight Marauders; it’s going to be an instant classic. Are you excited for new 2 Chainz sounds?

Does 2 Chainz meeting Michael Jordan dispel rumor that MJ hates rap?

Yesterday 2 Chainz posted a pleasantly surprising picture on his Instagram of himself and arguably the greatest to have ever touched a basketball.

To the naked eye this is a typical celebrity Instagram post.

Two celebrities who probably ran into each other at some rich people event where only rich people were invited — no big deal.

For the culture

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But, you see, rumor has it that six-time NBA Champion Michael Jordan is an asshole who does not like rap. So a picture with 2 Chainz would surely debunk that, no?

Now I’m sure every celebrity or public figure has one story or another of them not being as friendly as a fan would like, so at surface level such claims such as these wouldn’t hold credence; but the stories of MJ are well documented.


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In a 2016 interview with Rap Radar, N.O.R.E dropped the bomb that Michael Jordan, out of his own mouth, said he did not like hip-hop.

“I seen him shut Redman down at a Def Jam Christmas party,” the Queens native said.

“We were all sitting there waiting to speak to Michael Jordan. N—s said, ‘Yo, Redman and Method Man is here.’ [MJ] said, ‘F–k rap.’ I seen the n—- say that … Quote me. I believe it was Redman and Method Man, and I’m to the side, so I can directly hear his voice. He was like, ‘F–k rap.’ That s— hurt me. Def Jam Christmas party, Mariah Carey hosting and sh*t like that. He only spoke to Hov…That’s without a doubt.”

The incident N.O.R.E was speaking of supposedly took place in 2002 but Jordan’s longtime rep Estee Portnoy released a statement to TMZ that dismissed the claim.

In 2009, Chamillionaire tells his story via Ustream about meeting with Jordan which was eerily similar. According to Cham, MJ curved him in a way that fits the other stories that’ve been told.

“Nobody was talking, they were just chilling or whatever,” Chamillionaire recounted at the 1:23 mark on the original video, which you can see above. “I was just like, ‘Hey I don’t mean to be rude, but Mike I just wanted to know if I could get a picture?’ I kind of expected him to say no, so I wasn’t mad if he said no. But the way he said it? He said, ‘Oh hell nah, man! I ain’t taking no pictures with no niggas.’”

Now that 2 Chainz has a picture with the proclaimed hater of rap, does this not absolve him from all claims?

Cheese-eye’d and all he seems happy to be sanding along Tity Boi, so maybe it’s time we give him a pass.

I told him I can out shoot him , he laughed ,then i laughed , and said you’re right bru im tripping ‍♂️‍♂️

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2 Chainz tells Trevor Noah he’s serious about running for mayor of College Park, GA

2 Chainz, one of the great living Americans, reiterated his wishes to run for mayor of his hometown of College Park, Georgia.

Mr. Chainz initially signaled his intention to run for mayor back in 2015, but was deemed ineligible because of certain prerequisites.

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Last night, on The Daily Show With Trever Noah, Noah asked 2 Chainz about his past intentions to run for mayor. Chainz told Noah that although guidelines have kept him from running in the past, he’s definitely still interested,

“Yeah, I could. I’m eclectic, man, I could do anything. I’m from College Park it’s a city right outside Atlanta, Georgia and I’m passionate about my neighborhood and my community. The mayor there was currently serving, when I was thinking about taking the crown from him, had been there for 20 or 30 years, so they were eager for a change. But they had a few, you know, prerequisites that I couldn’t meet, like staying in the same county and things like that because I just didn’t wanna stay in the same county, it’s about growth it’s about maturation, you know what I mean. But I feel like one day I could, you know, I could do something like that.”

His platform? Well obviously it would start with legal bud. But more specifically, medical marijuana as a way to keep people off opiates,

“I would definitely have medicinal marijuana as an alternative to opium. I would do things in the community, basically start with things that I’m true to.”

2 Chainz also wants to put money into sports programs to get kids out of the house and active. He envisions a 24-7/365 community center where kids can go and shoot hoops and play sports at any hour.

While some of his raps may be intended for mature audiences, 2 Chainz is all about the kids, he told Noah, “We should focus on the kids because one you grown, your ass grown.” Where’s the lie?

In the past 2 Chainz, who is an ex-felon from a drug charge when he was 15, has worked to restore felon’s voting rights.

Fuck it, 2 Chainz for president.

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Meet Darrius Ford, the Chi-town artist inspiring the next wave of creatives

People don’t always agree with what I come up with but that’s why it’s my vision. The viewer may not always understand what you see. They don’t always have the eye to see,” said Darrius Ford.

Ford, aka KingSprayKid, is a graffiti artist and clothing designer straight out of Chi-town.

He’s used his imaginative eye to make his visions become reality. Working with a long list of artists, Ford’s talents have been utilized in the creative processes of motivational clothing brands like CEO Millionaires, making tour merch and album art.

The creativity Ford brings to the table is a dish served extra spicy.

My dawgs got Another one! Charlie and Chainz CEO Millionaires collection. Drops Tonight 9pm EST. Designed by Kingspray

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KultureHub chopped it up with the street visionary to see what has gotten him to this point in his artistic career.

To Ford, an artist isn’t just someone who picks up a fad for the money. A true “creative” is someone who has experimented with all forms of art.

“I’ve been an artist all my life. I don’t believe in calling you an artist if you’ve never practiced or experimented in all forms of art. I call these kinds of people ‘the creatives,’ people that create naturally. Not because of a check or a fad. Like most of the fake artists today.”

 A spray can is Ford’s deadliest weapon.

What aids his artistic vision? The music he listens to. The tunes he hears while designing allow him to see shapes and take him back to a creative space he can never forget.

Ford stressed listening to music is like tripping on LSD without the drug,

“Music is nostalgic for me, so, when I hear a specific song it takes me back to a time or place in my life that I can’t forget. When I hear a specific beat or melody I see color and shapes. When I design period, I usually listen to music. It helps my mind wander into that creative space. It’s kinda like tripping off acid minus the drug. A natural high. I create color pallets off of things I’ve seen that I like or something that was appealing to someone else that I believe I can make better…”

Smacked off the vibes

His eye enables him to incorporate his street art style into wearable custom collections. Ford’s streetwear brand is like something out of a graffiti time capsule from the ’90s. So far he has succeeded in making his street style wearable.

“I started off as a graffiti artist. I called myself Kingspraykid. My brand was called Spraykid and the whole idea behind it was to make street art marketable. Why?”

“Because fashion is art and vice versa. You can’t have one without the other.”

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Thus far in Ford’s career working with the like of, 2 Chainz and Charlie CEO on the CEO Millionaire clothing line was one of the dopest collaborations the SprayKid has been involved in.

It was working with Chainz that helped Ford grasp a new of understanding of what it really means to GRIND!

“Working with Charlie and Chainz on CEO Millionaire’s was DOPE. It opened my eyes to the backend of tour merch and brand production as a whole. It takes dedication and a lot of man hours! Coming together collectively to create ‘HEAT’ was fun but only when you have a good team.”

The SprayKid explained how he made a deeper connection with Chainz through his music and his vibes,

“Working with Chainz was cool. He’s a real laid back dude. Definitely keeps it all the way a G. If he rocks with you, it’s a blessing cause his squad ain’t too large. He only Keeps REAL guys around him…”

Ford continued to express Chainz’s inspiration,

“Before working with him and Charlie, 2 Chainz didn’t have much of an influence on my work but I’ve always been able to relate to his music. Being a Black man coming from the hood, 2 Chainz paints that picture for the world that we see everyday growing up. He gives us hope to have goals and be greater than your surroundings. Make something of yourself. To be a positive role model.”

Brands like CEO Millionaire give The SprayKid hope, “For brands like CEO millionaires, I truly appreciate the message and idea behind them because they uplift fashion and bring the culture hope.”


All this inspo has my hype AF! Damn.

So what is next for Ford? He’s currently working on some next level ish, that is looking to incorporate all forms of urban art/culture in one space. Swap or Swindle is finna change the game!

He told us about those next moves,

“I’ve recently started a company called Swap or Swindle. It’s a company that features all forms of urban art/culture in one space. Each city we attend will showcase a different platform of urban art or culture. America was founded on the barter system. Trading is something very big in this country and always have. The method of exchange hasn’t always been an even trade. Hence the name swindle. This is why we have millionaires and panhandlers. We want to create a platform where everyone wins. You can swap, sell, swindle, showcase, preview, and premier your form of art all in one space. Culture will live on but we have to push it forward.”

Lessgetit! For those who are looking to walk in the same direction of Ford, The SprayKid had some useful advice for you,

“HOV said something that my mom would always say to me but through the form of music, it stuck, ‘A loss ain’t a loss its a lesson, appreciate the pain it’s a blessing.’ So, no matter how hard it is, don’t give up! It’s gonna be hard and it’s gonna hurt like hell sometimes. but these are lessons you have to learn to be great. God gives the hardest battles to his strongest soldiers because you can conquer all. Everyone was built like you, there are no chosen ones but you possess the will that others may not and that’s the will to be great!

Greatness is in all of us. So, get out there and create!

2 Chainz inspires us all by performing in ‘Trap’ wheelchair after breaking leg

2 Chainz is on a roll and he’s not going to let some bullshit like “broken bones” or “serious surgery” stop him from going on his Pretty Girls Like Trap Music tour.

In 2017, 2 Chainz broke his leg, had a massive surgery, and prove to us that nothings gonna stop him.

Daniel Son Necklace Don was able to keep it a secret until he pulled up on the first show of the tour, in Tucson, Arizona in a custom-made trap wheelchair.

2 Chainz posted an inspirational message to his Instagram, assuring his fans that he is going to continue the tour despite his injury.

Mr. Chainz wrote:

“So I broke my leg 11 days ago , and had surgery 10 days ago… when I woke up from sedation the doctor told me ‘ well looks like your gonna have to cancel your tour ‘ so I told him maybe it means God wants me to use my mind and be creative!”

Chainz went on:

“So after all the morphine and pains meds wore off I called management and said somebody find me a ‘ pink wheelchair ‘ I can’t let my fans down besides I’m passionate about this shit !! Tucson, Arizona thank you for supporting me and rocking with the campaign!!”

So I broke my leg 11 days ago , and had surgery 10 days ago .. when I woke up from sedation the doctor told me ” well looks like your gonna have to cancel your tour ” so I told him maybe it means God wants me to use my mind and be creative ! So after all the morphine and pains meds wore off I called management and said somebody find me a ” pink wheelchair ” I can’t let my fans down besides I’m passionate about this shit !! Tucson, Arizona thank you for supporting me and rocking with the campaign !! Show was legend !! If you look up resilient in the Webster dictionary it’s gone be a picture of me rocking a fucking show in a pink wheelchair !! Remember never let anyone or anything get in the way of you being great ! If I can do it you can too 🙏🏿

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That’s some beautiful stuff right there. 2 Chainz is willing to suffer personal pain and discomfort to get his music to the fans. And we couldn’t be more grateful.

Peep the video to see exactly how 2 Chainz maneuvered around the stage, helped by a scantily clad nurse wheeling him around.

Show Must Go On!! Link in Bio for tickets… Tag a friend 👇🏾👇🏾 you bringing to the #prettygirlsliketrapmusic Tour …

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Kids, this is how you persevere through adversity. 2 Chainz was looking at a massively inconvenient and shitty situation, but found a way to creatively overcome the obstacles.

The Pretty Girls Like Trap Music tour is set to run through September 30th and a spokesperson for 2 Chainz artist told Billboard that the artist is going to keep on doing his thing.

Salute the Chainz.