Hit-Boy links up with fellow California artist, Nipsey Hussle, for a brand new bangin’ single titled “Alert.” It comes equipped with some L.A. Leakers tags and appears to have been premiered on The Yesi Ortiz Show on Power 106. Take a listen to the new West Coast inspired single which finds both rappers having some fun and reminding listeners of the left coast’s legacy in Hip Hop.
Revolt TV catches up with Drake out in New York and gets him to speak on his new Hit-Boy produced song, “Trophies,” which the YMCMB rapper decided to preview during his live performance. Drizzy explains the story behind how the track came together and explains to viewers why it didn’t make the final tracklist as the deadline for Nothing Was The Same came and went. The Toronto native also talks about his frustration with trying to get things just right and sending the song to several artists for a potential hook, however, still finding himself unsatisfied so it remained in his stash of unreleased material. Drake tells Revolt there’s even a remix for “Wu-Tang Forever” that he’s sitting on along with a few other tracks.
Drake’s “Would You Like A Tour?” arrived at Brooklyn’s Barclay’s Center and Drizzy decided to take the opportunity to preview a new song titled “Trophies.” Produced by the Inland Empire’s Hit-Boy, Drake can be heard in the footage captured from the event spitting plenty of braggadocios rhymes over a horn driven instrumental. Take a look at the short clip courtesy of Miss Info.
Here’s part two of Hard Knock TV’s exclusive sit down with artist and producer Hit Boy. The Inland Empire native speaks on how he was influenced to step up and become the man of the house living with his mother and sisters, getting support from his mother early on to pursue his dreams and the thought process behind “Running In Place” which focuses around his relationship with his father. Hit Boy also speaks on his past struggles he went through back in 2009, shares details behind the first time he ever met Kanye West in the studio with Pharrell and so much more.
Artist and producer Hit Boy catches up with Hard Knock TV for an in-depth interview. The Inland Empire native takes it back to the beginning and shares his first Hip Hop memory which came about courtesy of his uncle who he overheard playing N.W.A. and who was a member of the group Troop. Hit Boy explains the current situation he finds his career in and the level he’s been propelled to which subsequently has changed the dynamics of how he works in the studio nowadays. Watch as Hit Boy talks about getting the opportunity to hang out with Dr. Dre, why Kendrick Lamar’s Good Kid m.A.A.d. City is worthy of a GRAMMY, reveals he has several unreleased songs in the stash with Drake and so much more.
Producer Hit-boy and Rap duo Audio Push catch up with DJ Skee for a candid interview to fill listeners in on everything they currently have in the works and more. Audio Push members Oktane and Pricetag give insight behind their new album Come As You Are and share their motivation for making it available to fans for completely free. Hit-Boy explains how the long-time affiliates eventually signed with his Hits Since ’87 imprint and details what it was like to win a GRAMMY for his work on JAY Z and Kanye West’s breakout song “Niggas In Paris.” Kendrick Lamar and the current state of West Coast Hip Hop also served as the topic of discussion but not before Hit-Boy reveals he’s currently collaborating with several big name artists and in the early stages of his upcoming album.
California native Casey Veggies took the stage at Diamond Supply Co. and Crooks & Castles first annual “Welcome To The Block Party.” Surprising the crowd with a live performance of his new and unreleased Hit-Boy produced track “The Boy,” Veggies goes to work with offering the crowd a short taste before transitioning into an a capella. Take a look as the young rapper invites producer Hit-Boy to join him on stage during his set for the upbeat track.
Revolt TV catches up with Hit-Boy for an exclusive interview and talks his contributions to Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail album. The former G.O.O.D. Music signee talks “Somewhere in America” and shares his thoughts on Hov’s now infamous Miley Cyrus twerk line. Hit also recalls speaking to Jay about a year before the album’s release and reassuring Jigga that he was ready and more than willing to collaborate with him whenever he decided to begin recording. Hit-Boy also gives the details on how Jay-Z acquired the “Somewhere in America” instrumental which originally was going to be used by Travis $cott. Before heading out, Hit-Boy also explains why he believes he brought the soulful and youthful sound to the album and gives his reasoning behind leaving G.O.O.D. Music.
Hit-Boy who compiled the production for Jay-Z’s “Somewhere In America” off Magna Carta Holy Grail decides to take the instrumental and recruit MMG artist Rockie Fresh for an official remix. Hit-Boy does a nice job of demonstrating his talent as an artist and proves he can stand alone after recently parting ways with G.O.O.D. Music. Take a listen below via the audio stream as the two rappers go in and effortlessly ride the beat and showcase their respective skills.
A$AP Rocky gets the official feature and narrates Adidas’ new commercial for their #QuickAintFair campaign. Rocky’s “Goldie” track produced by Hit-Boy serves as the soundtrack to the visuals. Keep an eye out for cameos from the likes of John Wall, Jrue Holiday, and Damian Lillard. Check out the basketball visual above.
When you’re Quicker than your opponents, it ain’t fair. It ain’t fair that Quick goes number 1, makes All-Star teams and wins Rookie of the Year. It ain’t fair that the Crazy quick has the innovation and technology to make you Quicker. A$AP Rocky tells the story of #QuickAintFair featuring John Wall, Damian Lillard and Jrue Holiday.