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Ace Hood Biography


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Birth Name: Antoine McColister
Born: 1988/05/11
Birth Place: Deerfield Beach, Florida
Years Active: 2008-present
Genres: Hip Hop


Antoine McColister, (born May 11, 1988) better known by his stage name Ace Hood is an American rapper. He is signed to DJ Khaled's label We the Best Music Group and Def Jam Recordings.

His first album, “Gutta,” was released in 2008. Singles included “Cash Flow” featuring T-Pain and Rick Ross, and “Ride” featuring Trey Songz. The album debuted at #36 on the U.S. Billboard 200 Albums. “Ride” debuted on the Billboard Rap Singles chart at #6.

Ace Hood also released a mixtape, “Ace Won't Fold,” and made a guest performance among several rappers on DJ Khaled's single “Out Here Grindin'.”

In 2009, Ace Hood released his second album, titled “Ruthless,” once again on Def Jam. The album's first single was “Overtime,” which was produced by The Runners and featured Akon and T-Pain. The album's second single was “Loco Wit The Cake,” which was produced by Schife, Palm Beach County Karbeen Mafia. The album's guest lists includes Rick Ross, Ludacris, The-Dream, Jazmine Sullivan, Birdman, and Lloyd. “Ruthless” debuted at #23 on the Billboard 200 and reached #2 on the Top Rap Albums chart. “Overtime” peaked at #70 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and #19 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.

His single, "Hustle Hard" was released in 2011, from his upcoming album, "Blood, Sweat, and Tears." The single reached #14 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Rap Songs charts.