What a year 2 Chainz has had! From high-profile guest features, to releasing his Based on a T.R.U. Story debut, the man formerly known as Tity Boi recaps his year as The Source’s “Man of the Year.” The third annual issue hits newsstands on December 4th, but before then read a few excerpts from his feature below.

“Those who haven’t been through that struggle don’t mind going to the zoo to pet the animals. They don’t wanna live in the zoo, but they don’t mind coming through. I’m someone who can show you around in a cool way where you don’t have to worry about getting eaten up.”

Watch behind-the-scenes footage from his shoot, plus his newly released Champs Sports x Adidas Originals commercial below……

Previously: 2 Chainz Performs “Birthday Song” & “I’m Different” at the BET Hip-Hop Awards 2012