*It’ll be all 2 Chainz everything at the upcoming Atlanta Hawks-Miami Heat game in the ATL.
The Grammy-nominated rapper (and native of Atlanta’s College Park) will perform three times throughout the night – including halftime and post-game – as well as steer a pregame special that will include a 2 Chainz version of player introductions with Hawks PA announcer Ryan Cameron.
Additionally, when doors to Philips Arena open at 6 p.m., the first 5,000 fans to arrive will be given copies of his new mixtape, “T.R.U. Jack City.” Attendees can also purchase 2 Chainz-inspired Hawks gear from the Hawks Shop inside the arena.
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2 Chainz, who earlier this year expressed his desire to run for mayor of College Park, is the second Atlanta hip-hop star to collaborate with the Hawks.
T.I. helped kick off the season with a performance at the home opener on Nov. 1.
“As an Atlantan, I’m excited to collaborate with my beloved Hawks on March 27 as they face off against the Miami Heat,” 2 Chainz said in a statement. “The Hawks have been ‘TRU to Atlanta’ this season so it’s only right that we come out to support.”
Tipoff for is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.