The rapper’s healthy eating habits will be reflected in the recipes
Rapper 2 Chainz wants to include a cookbook with his forthcoming album "Based on a True Story II: Me Time."
In an interview on the New York City radio station Power 105, rapper 2 Chainz revealed that he wants to include a cookbook inside his forthcoming album "Based on a True Story II: Me Time."
"Eating a certain way has changed my life," he said in the interview, and emphasized that he believes healthy eating is important. "It’s all about what I’m putting inside my body."
The rapper said that he hopes to include "about 14 to 15 meals, however many songs [the album] is" — all recipes that he enjoys and cooks regularly. "It’s going to tell you whatever was used to make this, as far as ingredients and cooking time and all that stuff, and probably the pros and the cons of eating it."
The recipes will reflect his healthy eating habits. "I’m a seafood lover," he said. "I don’t eat beef or pork, period."
The rapper said that he treats his performances like a sport, and said that in order to keep up with the physical demands of performing, he is careful to eat well. "Very few athletes eat fried food all day long, or all month long… It’s hard. It clogs up arteries and cholesterol and things of that nature… I eat salads and stuff like that."
2 Chainz sees the cookbook as similar to DVD bonuses, and said, "I just want to come probably with my own little array of swag aprons with the cookbook. That will probably get me on The View or something like that."
Watch the full interview below; 2 Chainz talks about his cookbook in the first 5 minutes.
An Exclusive Recipe From 2 Chainz’s Cookbook
Earlier this week, Tity Boi made the strange announcement that his forthcoming LP Based On A True Story 2: Me Time, or B.O.A.T.S. 2 for short, would be packaged with a cookbook filled with his favorite recipes. According to Chainz, who has suffered "major stomach problems" in the past, he&aposs been working on changing his eating habits as of late and teamed with a personal chef to come up with health-conscious recipes. Ever the gracious gentleman, he&aposll be offering up some of those recipes to fans with his new album. In anticipation of the project, XXL cooked up (get it?) a recipe you might expect in Chainz&aposs collection, which will hopefully be called From Crinack To Croissants: Tity&aposs Titillating Recipes.
Golden-Flaked Yams Benedict
A swagged-out take on the classic Eggs Benedict dish, in which slices of smoked salmon and canadian bacon are swapped with gold leaf-covered rare yams and low-fat turkey bacon.
4 soft-boiled purple yams
4 slices of Grade A low-fat turkey bacon
2 tablespoons chopped parsley, for garnish
2 tablespoons 24-karat gold flakes, also for garnish
2 gluten-free English muffins, lightly browned
3 tablespoons fresh-squeezed lemon juice
1 teaspoon triple-distilled white vinegar
4 teaspoon garlic butter
iPod playing "Feds Watching"
2 Pairs Versace sunglasses
1. To make Hollandaise, fill the bottom of a golden goblet with water. Make sure that the goblet is golden. Bring water to a slow simmer, and whisk together lemon juice, garlic butter and white vinegar.
2. Put Versace sunglasses on.
3. Start playing "Feds Watching" on already-cued-up iPod. Play at full volume, and put the song on repeat.
4. Pour lemon juice mixture into a golden bowl. Add hot water, and continue whisking as you slowly add salt to the mixture. Place a lid on the bowl to keep the mixture warm.
5. Take first pair of Versace sunglasses off, and replace with second pair of Versace sunglasses.
6. Dance to "Feds Watching."
7. Preheat oven. Fill a golden saucepan with 3 inches of water and bring to a simmer, then add white vinegar. Carefully place yams into the pot and allow to cook for 3 minutes. Remove yams from water and set on a golden plate.
8. Dance some more. Take a load off.
9. While yams cool off, brown the turkey bacon in a golden skillet over medium heat, and toast the English muffins on a golden baking sheet in the broiler.
10. Put the first pair of Versage sunglasses on top of the second pair of Versace sunglasses.
11. Spread toasted English muffins with garlic butter, and top each with a slice of turkey bacon, followed by boiled yams. Place both muffins on a golden plate and drizzle with hollandaise sauce. Sprinkle with golden flakes and chives, and serve immediately.
2 Chainz' Sophomore Album Will Include A Cookbook
2 Chainz' love for top notch cuisine is no secret.Â He's vocal about it, and hisÂ InstagramÂ account is filled with snapshots of exquisite dishes, most of which are prepared by his personal chef.
Now, the ATLien emcee is taking it to the next level. He recently stopped by Power 105.1 for a lengthy interview on DJ Self's Midnite Mixx show, during which he discussed both his healthy eating habits and plans for a cookbook that will accompany his upcoming sophomore album, B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time.Â
"When I see my Instagram people say 'you eat like a white person' â¦ people don't know that I have huge stomach issues - I have ulcers, I have acid refluxâ¦ so, certain supplements or certain prescriptions that I take is not something that people may think I'm abusing - I really have prescriptions for certain thingsâ¦ so of course I've got a chef, and I have to eat a certain way. By me eating a certain way, it has changed my life. I've got a glowâ¦ it's about what I'm putting inside my body."
"I'm cool enough to be comfortable in my own skin and try to educate people, so with this cookbook I'm gonna have probably about 14 to 15 meals, how ever many songs it is, that's gonna tell you what was used to make these as far as ingredients, and cooking time and all of that stuff, and probably the pros and the cons of eating it. Â I'm a seafood lover, I don't eat beef or pork, periodâ¦ so turkey, chicken, that's a lot of the recipes I use and eat every day, you know? I eat multiple meals a day. Â I treat this rap like a sport, that's my angle. very few athletes eat fried food all day long, or all month longâ¦ it clogs up arteries, cholesterol, and things of that nature. Black people, the leading cause of death is high blood pressure. All that kind of comes from what you eat, so yeah, I eat salads and stuff like that."Â
In conclusion, the Atlanta rapper says he's just trying to do something different. Â
"I'm tryna incorporate something new, that hasn't been doneâ¦ probably with my own little array of swag, aprons with the cookbook. that'll probably get me on The View or something like that. Just another angle, another outlet for me to express myself. It still basically ties back down to the music. Music is a sport, I eat this just so I can be alive and running well and out of the hospital - and so far so good."Â
Sounds good to us. And Chainz, if you're reading this, consider including a foreword from Action Bronson.Â
Peep the full interview below, a tweet confirming the book and a video of Chainz going hard in the kitchen. Also, view photos of some of his favorite dishes in the gallery above. B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time is slated toÂ drop on September 10th. Â
CONFUSED SKITTLES INFUSED CIROC
- One (1) bag, Confused Skittles
- Three (3) cans, Big Red Soda
- Five (5) red solo cups
- Five (5) empty 150 ml glass carafes
- One (1) 750 ml bottle, Ciroc
- One (1) 2L bottle, Sprite (and don’t EVEN try to get Sierra Mist, that shit’s awful)
- One (1) fine mesh strainer
- Large square ice cubes
- One (1) 16 oz bottle, Codine
- Evenly divide Ciroc into five 150 ml glass carafes
- Split confused Skittles up into separate colors, add no fewer than 10 into each carafe
- Let sit over night, or for a minumum of five hours
- Strain carafes into red solo cups, eat skittles, replace colored liquid into carafe
- Add ice, codine, and Sprite
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2 Chainz Previews 'Meal Time' Cookbook
Now you can feast just like 2 Chainz. The rapper is releasing the new "Meal Time" cookbook along with his B.O.A.T.S. II album.
2 Dope Boyz shares photos from the book, which features recipes to satisfy your inner rap star.
"You're on the road and you're hungry. 2 Chainz has been there and now he's reaching into his deep, flavorful pockets to hook you up with the recipes you'll need for your time out on the road," the book reads. The book adds that "2 Chainz doesn't write down his music. feel free to freestyle your cooking."
Other instructions tell fans to "Put on your Versace apron" before prepping teriyaki salmon and "Me Time" sauce which has BBQ sauce and mayo in it.
First We Feast shares that the cookbook drops alongside Chainz's new album on September 10. The new album follows the rapper's Based On A T.R.U. Story, which landed at #1 on the Billboard 200 album chart after moving 147,000 units during its first week.
"Next album will hush all the critics that the 1st album didn't. ” he tweeted earlier this year.
2 Chainz Publishes Cookbook With Deluxe Edition Of 'B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time'
Served with an ample splodge of 'Me Time sauce' - like mayonnaise but more hip-hop.
2 Chainz has enticed his fans to fork out for the deluxe edition of his latest album, B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time, not only with a few extra tracks but with a series of recipes designed to link up with each of the songs.
2 Chainz Reveals His Chef Side.
It's not even like the recipes are compensating for anything: the rapper's second album is still exceptionally produced and showcases the same rich ability for verse as his debut effort from the former Tity Boi, Based on a T.R.U. Story. The album welcomes collaboration from Black Eyed Peas' Fergie, Ma$e and a splash and dash Chrisette Michele and Sunni Patterson.
If you follow Mr. Chainz, AKA Tauheed Epps, on Instagram you'll know he constantly shares what he's having for dinner, and no it's never just pot noodles and a beer. 2 Chainz likes to indulge in such delicacies as "Stone Crab & Bok Choy," "Bbq Scallops & Shrimp Roasted Garlic Cous cous, Braised Purple Cabbage," and "Linguini & White Wine Clam Sauce," all presented in sumptuous filtered shots.
According to Entertainment Weekly, the first set of instructions for making 2 Chainz's "Me Time sauce" is as follows: "Go to the mall, spend a handful of racks on a new outfit for the night." The second? "Get a manicure and a pedicure." Next? "Spend some more 'Me Time' at the house, catching up on old seasons of The Wire." That's all before you've mixed mayonnaise, Old Bay, barbecue sauce, dijon mustard, and lemon juice to make the mystical "Me Time sauce" concoction.
Some recipes, such as "garlicky green beans" are reminiscent of Chainz's Instagram posting, showing that the rapper probably does a lot of his own cooking. However, if you want to get those beans as good as his you'll have to "Call Fergie, invite her to watch a movie on Netflix. Once she accepts, start making green beans."
Once you've finished making 2 Chainz's "Fried Chicken" you are instructed to "Plate chicken for yourself, sit at the head of your dining room table and eat the chicken while you sing along to 'Beautiful Pain.'" Music and cookery: two art forms that have collided yet again thanks to our unlikely rapper.
Will 2 Chainz Give Up His Rap Career To Be A Chef?
Thankfully, there don't appear to be any recipes that overtly use marijuana as a key ingredient, which may come as a surprise to those who know the rapper as the kind of guy who hangs around medicinal marijuana dispensaries and getting his tourbus investigated for weed.
If rap gets peckish: 2 Chainz prepares cookbook to accompany new album
It might be a surprise for some to discover that rapper 2 Chainz has decided to release a cookbook with his next album. But as any of his Instagram followers will know, 2 Chainz loves food more than anything, with the exception of hip-hop. And possibly images of stick figures performing sex acts on each other.
As he revealed in an interview with US radio station Power 105.1 , the book will accompany his new album B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time (Based On A TRU Story 2), and will contain "Probably about 14 to 15 meals, [based on how] many songs [the album has], that's gonna tell you what was used to make these as far as ingredients, and cooking time and all of that stuff, and probably the pros and the cons of eating it".
But if the cookbook is a sign that 2 Chainz wants to stand out from the crowd by defining himself as the most food-obsessed rapper of all-time, he's got a hell of a fight on his hands. Ever since its genesis in the late 1970s, hip-hop's enthusiasm for foodstuffs has been unshakable. Even Rapper's Delight was part culinary criticism, dedicating an entire verse about a substandard meal at a friend's house that consisted of soggy macaroni, excessively mushed peas and chicken that has somehow acquired the unmistakeable taste and texture of wood.
Then there were The Fat Boys, rap's original proponents of excessive overeating, who released singles like Chillin With The Refrigerator and greatest hits compilations called All Meat, No Filler (possibly reflecting their preferred choice of artisanal sausage production). The Wu-Tang Clan had a chef in its ranks in the shape of Raekwon, who apparently possesses actual cookery skills, Coolio released a cookbook of his own and Snoop Dogg even appeared on Martha Stewart's TV show ostensibly to demonstrate how people mash potatoes in the hood.
Lately though, this foray into food has got serious. Rick Ross has taken hip-hop's food appreciation to an entirely new level by allowing himself to be interviewed by Bon Appetit magazine about cheese, while unsurpassable foodie and former trained chef Action Bronson has littered many of his tracks with food-based references, even rapping about the best way to serve roasted bone marrow during Steve Wynn. These days, if you want to show off about your food knowledge in a verse, you really have to know your onions.
2 Chainz Reveals ‘So Help Me God’ Album Details, Talks Virtual Potluck Campaign
If you&aposve been following 2 Chainz on Instagram over the last decade, you know henjoys sharing photos of his favorite eats. Speaking with Complex over the phone in early October, he proudly proclaims himselfਊ "foodie," revealing that he developed a deep appreciation for cooking long before he dropped a cookbook on the inside cover of his second studio album, B.O.A.T.S II: Me Time, back in 2013.
During quarantine this year, that appreciation has only grown stronger. That&aposs why 2 Chainz is partnering with LG for a new campaign that brings a few famous faces together—socially distanced, of course—to share their favorite recipes and partake in some friendly competition. Using appliances like the LG InstaView Range, which has a built-in air-fryer, 2 Chainz will go up against competitors like actor Billy Porter to showcase his cooking skills.
The campaign isn’t the only thing on 2 Chainz’s plate, though. Right now, he’s in album mode. Last month, he decided to delay his upcoming album, So Help Me God, due to sample clearances. But now, he tells Complex the album will arrive on October 30.
"I&aposm going to shake it up again," he says. "And it just makes me thank God even more to know that I haven&apost reached my pinnacle yet."
There were rumors that Kanye West was going to be a producer or consultant on this album, but 2 Chainz reveals their conflicting schedules made it difficult to connect. "But let it be known that it’s going to happen, whether it’s this next project or the one after," he clarifies. "It&aposs a whole Tity Boiਊnd Kanye West project, produced by Kanye. Let&aposs just say that."
2 Chainz also shared an update on ColleGrove 2 with Lil Wayne, his relationship with NBA champion Lebron James, and more. The interview, lightly edited for clarity, is below.
Why did you want to get involved with this LG potluck campaign? What drew you to the idea?
I think it aligned organically with myself and what I do. I&aposm into smart things. I&aposve always had up-to-date appliances. And not only do I cook, but I have a chef, so it definitely drew me in that kind of way. I like to deal with things that align organically with myself and my intentions, and it definitely did.
You made the decision to delay your album, So Help Me God, because of sample clearings and a skit. Can you share what samples have held you back?
I&aposm still waiting on them. But no, I don&apost want to share that. But that&aposs what it is. And fans probably can&apost relate, but artists can relate all the time. What&aposs happening is a lot of the artists who can&apost afford it, a lot of them got taken advantage of in a few different ways. When we go back and dig in the crate and use the samples from artists that are still living, they try to cash out on the replays or re-dos of their project. So we have to come up to an amicable split to where they&aposre happy with somebody using it, and I&aposm happy with not paying all this crazy money on using it. And then as far as the skit, we&aposre getting that handled, too. So, it&aposs all about clearances. I&aposm dropping So Help Me God on October 30 now. That&aposs the new date, and you&aposre the first one to know that.
What can we expect from So Help Me God?
So Help Me God has a couple of meanings for me. Obviously, it&aposs an oath that people take when they are in a high office. And so for me, one of the oaths that I would like to take this year, especially since we&aposve been in such a fucking trashy year, it&aposs to come out of it being a better husband, father, friend, musician, and artist, all around the board. But at the same time, So Help Me God could be like a threat. Like, I know I&aposm one of the illest to do this, “so help me God.” It has two meanings to let people know that you should be a little concerned. No, I don&apost have all the hype of dating some publicized chick on some reality show. No, I don&apost go out here and cuss nobody out on IG. But when it comes to this music, and putting together these projects, and coming up with concepts, and marketing ideas, me and my team are some of the best ones to ever do it. Ever, in the total history of ever.
So, that&aposs what&aposs about to happen this month. I&aposm going to shake it up again. And it just makes me thank God even more to know that I haven&apost reached my pinnacle yet, that I could still put out a song like "Money Maker,"ਊnd it starts to grow legs and do things that my other songs haven&apost done. Being true to who I am, and aligned with who I am, me being organic with working with artists, producers, and things of that nature, that has worked for me my whole entire life. So Help Me God is definitely a movie. It&aposs a thriller. And I can&apost wait until you guys grab your popcorn and check it out.
There are rumors that Kanye West is consulting or producing on So Help Me God. To what capacity is Kanye on the album?
Actually, he wanted to do the whole project, but I&aposm dealing with trying to get out of my contract with Def Jam. He&aposs been someone that&aposs been loudly voicing contracts and things of that nature.
He&aposs still going to produce an album for me, and we&aposre still going back and forth, but it&aposs just the time of me wanting to put it out and be done, because he has a thousand things going on in his place. He has something to do with this project, but I don&apost want to spoil that alert. Originally, he&aposs been talking about doing every song. We just have to come up with something that works for both of us, because his time and my time is just different. But let it be known that it&aposs going to happen, whether it&aposs this next project or the one after. It&aposs a whole Tity Boiਊnd Kanye West project, produced by Kanye. Let&aposs just say that.
Lebron James was an A&R on Rap or Go to the League. Did he have a hand in this upcoming album?
No. LeBron has been in the bubble for months without his family. And when I talked to him in these four months, it&aposs been more about some friendship stuff. It ain&apost been like, "I&aposm dropping. I need you." So, that didn&apost happen this go around. Last round, with Rap or Go to the League, we had some initiatives that lined up with each other. He had the white lady tell him to, "Shut up and dribble." So, he started More Than An Athlete. We had a strong correlation, the same message. He&aposs the biggest athlete. I&aposm one of the biggest rappers. We got along together. One thing I could tell you that LeBron said, which became a whole thing, was about doing deluxe projects. And even though I didn&apost do a deluxe, we seen deluxes pop back up again, or re-surge again, like they hadn&apost done before. I like to consider myself someone that&aposs very in tune with the culture, inspiring people. And that was one of those things that happened. And I&aposm truly, truly appreciative of LeBron and the whole team over there.
Is there any update on ColleGrove 2 with Lil Wayne?
We was going to drop my solo album and ColleGrove 2 this year. I&aposm not going to say it&aposs not going to happen, but we&aposre still trying to go back. That project is almost done. We might have to do one or two more songs. But we have been actively working on that project the whole COVID. "Money Maker" was a part of it, which I ended up using for my solo project, to let people get used to me and him back at it again. But I&aposm super excited about that. Believe it or not, it&aposs easier to work on that than my solo project. Me and Wayne, we have tons of fun. Steel sharpens steel. It&aposs this friendly competition. It&aposs to stay up on your toes. It&aposs a slaying war,ਊ delivery war. It&aposs just so fun. So be looking out for ColleGrove, if not the end of this year, definitely the top of next year. I&aposm coming back-to-back with music this year, for sure.
"[ColleGrove 2] is almost done. We might have to do one or two more songs. But we have been actively working on that project the whole COVID."
You shared several videos of you in the studio with Mike Dean. What can you tell us about your relationship with him?
Mike Dean is a fixture in the community. He was one of the people that was behind a lot of the Houston sound, or Texas sound, or working with Scarface, the Geto Boys, and the people that I grew up to. Obviously, he has a great rapport with Kanye, and we just grew to have a rapport. And Mike Dean has been a part of, I want to say, every project that I&aposve dropped, whether he&aposs produced or co-produced something. He did "Good Drank" on Pretty Girls Like Trap Music, which went, I want to say, double platinum with me, Gucci, and Quavo. And then he&aposd done a lot of replays or programming on my album, because he has such a great ear as a musician. I mean, his ears are just incredible. So I went over to let him check out this projectਊnd add some, I like to call it seasoning, to some of my songs and tracks.
Last year, you revealed you and Dr. Dre "got some work done" while in his home studio. Is there a chance that any of that work pops up on your upcoming album?
Yeah, I don&apost know if it&aposs going to be on my project or somebody else&aposs project, but I&aposll be doing some Dr. Dre stuff. He&aposs a really, really, cool cat. I&aposm sure, we all knew that from the outside, but just getting inside, going over there, talking to him on the phone, I have a super high respect for the guy. He has a unique ear. Some of these guys are just put here for different reasons. Kanye, a few other guys, they just got a different knack in the studio. And so, I&aposm someone that is proud to say that I don&apost know everything. I enjoy learning. I&aposve always enjoyed learning. I don&apost want to put a glass ceiling on learning. So, it&aposs always cool to be around someone like that who has so much history in the game.
We heard you&aposve been getting pretty creative in the kitchen. What meal or food have you enjoyed cooking the most?
Well, I don&apost eat beef or pork, so for me, my proteins consist of anything from shrimp, salmon, turkey burgers, ground turkey, and things of that nature. A stove that I got from LG, it has a couple of smart features. It&aposs kind of like getting a new phone. It has this feature where you knock on the window and it lights up. And it also has a feature where the air fryer comes with the stove, which helps me out in my kitchen, because it was getting a little clustered. So, I&aposm able to throw away my other air fryer. It&aposs a smart piece of technology that aligns with my lifestyle and what I do. I&aposm actually just getting out the gym, literally, just walking in the house. And it&aposll be something that I use to get my day started. I&aposll probably put something in there, maybe some okra from my garden, or something. I haven&apost made up my mind.
Was cooking a new hobby you picked up during quarantine or have you always had a love for it?
Well, actually my second album, B.O.A.T.S II: Me Time, I have a cookbook on the inside of it. I was one of the first people that took a chef on the road. I would post these illustrious pictures of everything from purple cabbage to black rice, things I knew people around me never seen or thought I would eat. That kind of started the whole thing with me being a foodie and me eating healthy. I&aposm not sure how it looks to people, but when I started sharing recipes and some of the things that I like, it just put a different light on me. And I&aposm one of those people that&aposs very confident in who I am. I&aposm very, very proud to be in my own skin. And so this was just another extension of me before COVID hit.
During COVID, I did start my first garden, which is totally taking over my mornings. But for the most part, I&aposve always been intrigued with being a foodie, eating the best food, the highest quality superfoods. Whether it&aposs an avocado or whatever it is, I&aposve always been an advocate of eating healthy. And so back around 2012 or 2013, I was literally posting these meals on expensive Versace plates. The next thing I know, Justin Bieber called my chef, and they took them from me, and took them on the road. So, I&aposm one of those guys that had that inspiration. I inspire people in different ways.
You&aposve incorporated food into your philanthropic work with Feed Your City. What&aposs the significance of you doing the Feed Your City Challenge?
Somebody asked me to do it, and I wouldn&apost dare say no to nothing like that. That&aposs really the answer for that. It&aposs something that&aposs been going around for almost a month now, and [the organizers are] great friends of me and my team. I just think when they thought of Atlanta, I&aposm somebody that came to mind because of the work that I&aposve done in my community in the past has been public and non-public. So, people know where my heart expands and how I use my platform, and that&aposs how it got on my table. I couldn&apost wait to do it. I took the whole family out there. I wanted to show my kids what it was like to give back. Once again, it was an extension of me.
Last month, you partnered with Sprite to encourage Black people to vote. What else would you like to say to voters as we approach the presidential election?
Well, one of the messages that I was really trying to get through was to let felons know that they can reinstate themselves to vote again. That was one of the main things. It&aposs like this little percentage in the corner. I was trying to reach them, because I made a mistake when I was young. My first time actually voting was for Obama.ut the thing is, there&aposs information out that I was trying to let people know in different states, to have felons feel like they had a voice too. Imagine people that&aposs in jail for weed right now. That&aposs got to be the craziest thing in the world. It&aposs legal in a lot of states. And imagine people that made mistakes when they were younger. So for me, it was about spreading information to let them know that if they didn&apost have any restitution or were done with probation, they can vote. And then for some people, if they had restitution and probation, they still could vote. Black people should know that we need to vote. I hope they really know that, but I&aposm just trying to do my part. Better use my voice while people still appreciate it.
You Have to Read the Best Lines From 2 Chainz's CookbookFrazer Harrison/Getty Images
2 Chainz, one cookbook.
In what may be the best collaboration between the food and music industries, the famous rapper has just released a 28-page cookbook as a supplement to his new album.
This may not come as a complete surprise for his most devoted followers, as he has been known to Instagram pics of meals that he cooks for himself.
The release of B.O.A.T.S. 2 comes with a slew of recipes—created with Atlanta-based Chef Aleem—in a booklet dubbed #Mealtime. Trust us, it's not to be missed.
"As we all know, some people have a lot of flavor, while others enjoy their food and their lifestyle a little more subtle (boring)," the intro states.
The book's preface goes on to say that 2 Chainz is "reaching into his deep, flavorful pockets to hook you up with recipes you'll need for your time out on the road."
The famous rapper even gives readers one helpful bit of advice before divulging the steps behind some of his most tasty creations.
"Remember: embrace mistakes, and always cook within your comfort zone." Brilliantly put.
And between the garlic mashed potatoes and beer-steamed snow crab legs, there's surely something for everyone in this masterpiece.