Ace Hood “The Statement” Mixtape Download & Stream
Ace Hood releases the First Installation in his The Statement Mixtape series, Presented by We The Best Music Group. The 18-track tape has Features from Gucci Mane, Joe Boom, Sean Kingston and Young A.C. Production is handled by Lex Luger, Dane Cash, White Hot, Oddz N Endz, K.E, Kane Beats and Boi-1da.
Antoine McColister (born May 11, 1988), better known by his stage name Ace Hood, is an American rapper. He was born in Port St. Lucie, Florida and raised in Deerfield Beach,Florida. In 2006, he graduated from Deerfield Beach High School in Deerfield Beach, Florida. He is signed to DJ Khaled‘s label We the Best Music Group and Cash Money Records, and was formerly signed to Def Jam Recordings. His song “Top of the World“, from his debut studio album Gutta, was featured in the basketball simulation game, NBA 2K10. He has released four studio albums with his most successful being his last two albums, Blood, Sweat & Tears and Trials & Tribulations which was released on July 16, 2013. He is best known for the hit singles “Hustle Hard” and “Bugatti“.
In 2007, he met DJ Khaled outside the offices of WEDR 99 Jamz, a South Florida radio station that mainly plays hip hop and contemporary R&B music. After Ace Hood gave him an autobiography and demo tape, DJ Khaled asked Ace to rap over the instrumental of “I’m So Hood” and later signedHood to his label, We The Best. Ace Hood was named with several others to the Freshmen of 09 by XXL Magazine.
Hustle Hard is the first official single from Ace Hood‘s third studio album Blood, Sweat & Tears. It originally appeared on Ace Hood‘s preceding mixtape The Statement. It is produced by Lex Luger. The official remix features Rick Ross and Lil Wayne. The original music video and half of the remix music video was made on the same day. A version of the track featuring Swizz Beatz was also a part of Swizz‘ “Monster Mondays” program. The remix music video was released to 106 & Park: BET’s Top 10 Live, on his birthday, May 11, 2011. “Hustle Hard” debuted at #87 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the April 23, 2011 issue, making it one of the highest-charting singles of Ace‘s career (surpassing Ride‘s prior peak at #90 over two years earlier). So far the song has peaked at #60 on the Billboard Hot 100.
The official remix to “Hustle Hard” was released on May 10, 2011 and it features Rick Ross & Lil Wayne. The first half of the remix music video was with Rick Ross in California. Then, Ace Hood went back to Miami to do the second half of the “Hustle Hard (Remix)” music video with Lil Wayne. On his birthday, May 11, 2011, the official music video for the remix to Hustle Hard was released on 106 & Park: BET’s Top 10 Live. It had cameos by DJ Khaled, Marley G, Birdman, Mack Maine, Busta Rhymes, Fat Joe, Dr. Dre, Meek Mill, Pill, Gunplay, and DJ Stevie J. This remix was performed at BET Awards 2011 with DJ Khaled, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne. Follow on Twitter @Acehood @WeTheBestMusic @MedievalBeatz Rap Beats
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