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2 Chainz Is Turning His Penchant for Instagramming Food Into a Cookbook Called #MEALTIME

2 Chainz as lifestyle brand.
2 CHAINZ -- sorry, can't say it without yelling. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GettyImages)

2 CHAINZ — sorry, can’t say it without yelling. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GettyImages)

Throw out your Ina Garten cookbooks, because you won’t be needing them anymore.

Hiphop DX reports that rapper and SEO specialist 2 Chainz, née Tity Boi, plans to include a digital cookbook titled #MEALTIME with purchases of his latest release, B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time. 

Included are healthy-ish recipes for crab cakes with mango salsa and beer-steamed snow crab legs. (He doesn’t eat beef or pork.) Hopefully there’s a good one for yams, except not that kind of yams

But this will come as no surprise to anyone following Mr. Chainz on Instagram (handle: hairweavekiller). Besides the concert snaps, his account is mostly photos of whatever delicious, expensive-looking food he’s eating.

For example, here is a recent dinner in Oakland of stone crabs and bok choy:

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This one’s described as “Bbq Scallops & Shrimp Roasted Garlic Cous cous, Braised Purple Cabbage.”

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This one’s captioned, “Versace plate with the plastic fork = ratchet.”

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Someone please give this man a TV show, a shelter magazine and a line of branded kitchenware at Macy’s. Hell, vote 2 Chainz’ Instagram for mayor of New York City.

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