Born May 21 and named Chauncey Hollis, to the rest of the world he is Hit-Boy. Hit-Boy is an American Grammy Award Nominated hip-hop, R&B and contemporary platinum-level music Producer and Rapper. He has produced numerous Platinum songs for various rappers and R’nB singers. He is the founder of Hits since ’87. He is also one of the founding members of the collective brand Surf Club (along with fellow beat makers Chase N.Cashe, BCarr, and Chili Chill).
Surf Club has become a team to host a number of artists as well as songwriters and other producers. Surf Club originated in southern California. They got their start in the industry in 2007, after linking with Polow Da Don’s Zone 4 (record label), an imprint of Interscope Records. Hit-Boy is currently signed to G.O.O.D Music
Production Credits include:
☀ Lil Wayne feat Eminem “Drop the world”, the single went on to sell 2xPlatinum copies in the USA alone
☀ Jay – Z & Kanye “Niggas in Paris”, the single also sold 2xPlatinum copies in the US alone
☀Kanye West, Jay-Z, Big Sean “Clique”off the “Cruel Summer” Album by G.O.O.D Music
☀Kelly Rowland feat Big Sean “Lay it on me”
☀Mary J Blige “stronger”
He has also produced for big-name artists including Kid Cudi, Chris Brown, Jennifer Lopez, Snoop Dogg, Justin Bieber, and many others.
Hit-Boy’s upcoming productions will be on 50cent’s “Street King Immortal” album, Jay-Z’s 12th studio album, Lupe Fiasco’s “F&L II The Greatest American Rap Album Part 2”, Lil Wayne’s “I am not a Human Being II” and Beyonce’s 5th studio album
He recently released his debut Mixtape as a rapper titled HITstory. The Mixtape exhibits exceptional beat production artistry as well as deep lyrical content. Hit-Boy produced 7 tracks off the Mixtape which include:
01. “HITstory” (co-produced with Hanine)
02. “Brake Lights”
03. “Option” (featuring Big Sean) (co-produced with Rey Reel)
04. “Old School Caddy” (featuring Kid Cudi)
06. “She Belongs to the City”
11. “Running In Place” (featuring Stacy Barthe)
Hit-Boy is clear testament that the rap and rnb music industry is in safe hands. The future can only be brighter! The world should look forward to more genius raps and beat productions from this Boy who has made making Hits a habit!