2 Chainz to Perform at NIU Convocation Center in April

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DEKALB (WIFR) -- The NIU Campus Activities Board and Convocation Center have partnered up to present Def Jam artist 2 Chainz. 2 Chainz will be at the Convocation Center on Sunday, April 27th at 7:30pm. Doors will open at 6:30pm. Special guest to be determined.

Tickets for 2 Chainz go on sale Friday, March 28th at 10:00am. Tickets for the floor are general admission and are $37.00. All other tickets are reserved and are $30 or $25. Tickets can be purchased at the NIU Convocation Center box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com, or by phone 800-745-3000.

NIU Student Discount. NIU Students get a $10.00 discount with a valid NIU OneCard at the Convocation Center box office (limit 2).

Opening Act Search – The Campus Activites board will be hosting a talent search for the opening acts. More information will be announced at a later date.

2 Chainz - Currently mining digital downloads in the millions for T.R.U. REALigion, his latest indie mixtape sensation (released November 2011), 2Chainz is winning new fans every hour. His ‘hit’ tracks – signatures that include “Riot,” “Boo” featuring Yo Gotti, and the Drumma Boy-produced smash single “Spend It,” have helped establish a new sphere of influence for the lanky, outspoken rapper.

“I think the world is catching up to me,” he reflects in a rare moment of calm, in an otherwise hectic life. “I’ve always been confident in what I do and had the respect of the people.”

2Chainz is a product of the competitive Atlanta scene that spawned his first group, the duo Playaz Circle (in which he was known as Tity Boi). They made their mark back in ’07 with the rap-R&B-pop crossover hit “Duffle Bag Boy” featuring Lil’ Wayne on the hook, on the DTP (Disturbing Tha Peace)/Def Jam label. College Park native Tity Boi was a lifelong friend of Chris Bridges, aka DTP CEO/Def Jam recording artist Ludacris. But the time would come when 2Chainz would fly from the DTP nest to make it on his own.

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