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2 Chainz feat. Kanye West

"Birthday Song"

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July 31, 2012

"All I want for my birthday is a big booty call," Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz barks on his new single, underscoring his zest for rap's simple pleasures – a slinky strip-club beat, a burial plot in the jewelry store and a hyped-up Kanye West cameo. "Birthday Song" doesn’t have the casual brilliance of his 2011 hit "I Spent It," but 2 Chainz is clearly cut from the Lil Jon/Waka Flocka Flame mold, where good-natured charisma can trump talent.

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