Based on a T.R.U. Story
Based on a T.R.U. Story
Studio album by 2 Chainz


14 August 2012




Hip hop




Def Jam Recordings


2 Chainz (exec.), Bangladesh, Carlos Broady, Matthew Burnett, BWheezy, Mike Dean, DJ Mustard, Drumma Boy, Got Koke, Kenoe Anthony Kilhoffer, Lifted, Lil' Ronnie, Marz, Mike Free, Mike Will Made It, Mike Posner, Sonny Digital, Southside, Streetrunner, The-Dream, Kanye West, YoungStarr Beatz

2 Chainz chronology


B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time (2013)

Based on a T.R.U. Story is the debut studio album by American rapper 2 Chainz, released in 2012 on Def Jam Recordings. The album features guest appearances from rappers Lil Wayne, Drake, Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Scarface and Playaz Circle cohort Dolla Boy, alongside singers The-Dream, Mike Posner, The Weeknd and Chris Brown. The album's production was handled by Southside, Mike Will Made It, Sonny Digital, Kanye West, Hit-Boy, Drumma Boy, DJ Mustard and Bangladesh, amongst others. 

The album was nominated for Best Rap Album at the 55th Grammy Awards, but lost to Drake's Take Care. The album was certified platinum on 22 March 2016.

Track listingEdit

No. Title Performer(s) Writer(s) Producer(s) Time
1. "Yuck!" 2 Chainz, Lil Wayne Burnett, Carter, Epps, Warwar Streetrunner, Matthew Burnett 4:47
2. "Crack" 2 Chainz Epps, Luellen Southside 4:32
3. "Dope Peddler" 2 Chainz Crawford, Epps Bangladesh 3:28
4. "No Lie" 2 Chainz, Drake Epps, Graham, Middlebrooks, Shebib, Williams Mike Will Made It, Marz (co.) 3:57
5. "Birthday Song" 2 Chainz, Kanye West Epps, Uwaezuoke, West, Whitfield Sonny Digital, Kanye West (co.), BWheezy (co.), Anthony Kilhoffer (add.), Lifted (add.), Mike Dean (add.) 5:06
6. "I'm Different" 2 Chainz Epps, McFarlane DJ Mustard, Mike Free (co.) 3:27
7. "Extremely Blessed" 2 Chainz, The-Dream Epps, Nash The-Dream 4:05
8. "I Luv Dem Strippers" 2 Chainz, Nicki Minaj Brooks, Epps, Henshaw, Maraj, McFetridge, Parker YoungStarr Beatz 3:59
9. "Stop Me Now" 2 Chainz, Dolla Boy Coyners, Epps, Furdge, Hester, Jordan Kence, Got Koke 4:37
10. "Money Machine" 2 Chainz Epps, Gholson Drumma Boy 4:43
11. "In Town" 2 Chainz, Mike Posner Epps, Jackson, Posner Mike Posner, Lil' Ronnie 3:26
12. "Ghetto Dreams" 2 Chainz, Scarface, John Legend Broady, Epps, Guice, Jordan, Lewis, Stephens, Walker Carlos Broady 3:43
13. "Wut We Doin?" 2 Chainz, Cap.1 Epps, Middlebrooks, Smith, Williams Mike Will Made It, Marz (co.) 4:25
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