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2 Chainz was featured on the debut episode of MTV's "This Is How I Made It."
The mission of the series is to reveal the intimate details and personal stories behind each celebrity's path to fame to provide a road map to success for their millennial fans. Chronicling the moments they first realized their passion and detailing all of the sacrifices and setbacks they faced along the way. Every celebrity story is told through an intimate first person narrative aimed at inspiring our viewers, while giving them sound advice that can be applied to their own lives and dreams. In the end, each story is a testament that hard work and perseverance always pays off.
Tity Boi talks about his early days in high school as a hustler and basketball player. He received offers to play for Division 1 colleges, but he got locked up for 30 days and colleges lost interest in him so he had to find another way to make it. That's when his rap career began.
He describes how he met Ludacris and signed a deal with him, speaks on his ten year friendship with Lil Wayne, his group Playaz Circle, how "Spend It" put him on the national radar and more.