Although most readers may not recognize the name just yet, the 25 year old Grammy nominated Producer/Rapper, Hit-Boy, is quickly making a name for himself in the game, gaining street credibility through working with Hip-Hop royalty Jay and Kanye, having produced the highly acclaimed “N*ggas In Paris” track. Before Hit donned the title of Rapper and revealed his passion for the Hip Hop artistry, the Cali native earned his stripes through producing hits for musical superstars Rhianna, Justin Beiber, JLo, Kelly Rowland, Pusha T, The Game, Nicki Minaj, and many more. Now that we’ve established Hit-Boy’s long list of credentials, and examined his resume, it’s safe to assume his ‘paper trail’ is pretty legit, and he’s racked up from the many producer credits under his belt. So what’s next for the multi-talented producer, and his roster of hits? Oooh nothing besides him dropping heater singles like ” Jay-Z Interview” from his debut mix tape “HITstory”, allowing fans to peel back another layer of Hit-Boy’s creative journey. Whether producing or rapping, Hit-Boy is definitely taking a page from his G.O.O.D Music mentor, Kanye West, and is on the fast track to super stardom. As an introductory mix tape, it’s definitely a good look for Hit, who definitely has the undivided attention of many listeners right now. Not only does he make smash beats, he actually has a dope pen and lyrics to back it up. Don’t let me be the judge, have a listen for yourself. Checkout Hit-Boy’s debut music video “Jay-Z Interview” below….
Dre’s Top 5 Picks
1. Jay-Z Interview
2. Old School Caddy
5. Running In Place
What did you think of Hit-Boy’s musical debut?