Hit-Boy Debuts 'HITstory' Mixtape: Listen

Hit-Boy Debuts 'HITstory' Mixtape: Listen

Rapper/producer Hit-Boy leaves "Paris" behind and takes his music to a new level on his mixtape, " HITstory."

Q&A: Hit-Boy on 'Ni--as in Paris' Success & His Own Rap Career

Though best known for working with Nicki Minaj, Drake, Rihanna, Kanye West and Jay-Z ("Ni**as in Paris) -- the G.O.O.D. Music artist has no trouble captivating listeners on his own.

His first full-length project as a rapper, "HITstory," showcases the producer's signature beats in addition to some fine-tuned rhymes. Songs like "Brake Lights" and "She Belongs To The City" crackle with well-deserved bravado. The rapper proves his potency as a rapper in a matter of minutes.

Guests on the mixtape include Big Sean, Kid Cudi, John Legend, and Chip Tha Ripper, but Hit-Boy is at his finest on solo tracks like "Fan," the track sonically similar to "Ni**as in Paris."