2 Chainz: Pretty Girls Like Trap Music

2 Chainz: Pretty Girls Like Trap Music

By Grant Rindner

2 Chainz cashes in on his elder statesman status on one of the best rap albums of 2017. He proves that there is a path to aging gracefully as an MC by embracing trends but preserving his own unique, off-kilter sensibility. 28 Jun 2017 // 2:30 AM

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