Ace Hood is one of the most prestigious American music artists and rapper who gained critical acclaim through back to back hit albums. Originally, he was named Antoine McColister by parents at the time of birth. The amazing artist stepped into the world of entertainment in 2003 and since then he has given some of the most striking numbers to American music fans. He opened his eyes in Port St. Lucie (Florida) but grew up in Deerfield Beach. He signed a deal with DJ Khaled’s music label ‘We the Best Music Group’ at the beginning of his professional career.
Hood has officially launched four full-length studio albums until today. In 2008, he rolled out his debut studio album titled ‘Gutta’. It was released through We the Best Music Group, Def Jam Recordings, and Dollaz n Dealz Entertainment. It turned out to be a massive success soon after the launch. It entered the US Billboard 200 and secured 36th position. More than 24,700 copies of the debut album were sold just within the first week. In 2009, he launched his 2nd studio album under the heading ‘Ruthless’. It was another great success for the talented rapper. Hood’s third studio album came out under the title ‘Blood, Sweat & Tears’. In 2013, he entertained his fans with 4th album ‘Trials and Tribulations’.
Antoine has always been interested in rap music since the beginning. During his educational era, he used to listen to his favorite rap artists after coming back to home. He received all the support he needed to pursue a career in the professional music industry. The rapper has worked under prominent music labels such as Def Jam, We the Best, Empire, Hood Nation, Cash Money, and Republic Records.
Who are Amine's Parents?
Hood took his first breath on May 11, 1988. He was born in Port St. Lucie, Florida, United States. The father of the future rapper wasn’t available when he came to this world. He was raised by his beloved mom alongside a beautiful younger cousin named Ty Barton Junior. The poor family spent their life in Deerfield Beach when Hood was a toddler. He completed his graduation from the Deerfield Beach High School located in Deerfield Beach, Florida.
He used to be an avid football player at school. He played sports for most of the time without thinking about his studies. Once, he was injured while playing football. The injury was of serious nature that caused him to stop playing the game. He was a bit discouraged to see doctor’s remarks about the future of his football career. However, he didn’t take this to heart. He started thinking about pursuing a career in the American hip hop industry. He witnessed many other rappers becoming successful after joining the music industry. He decided to move on the same track by polishing his singing and rap skills. Initially, he joined hands with a local rap group known as ‘Dollaz and Dealz’ and launched a track under the title ‘M.O.E’.
Hood’s musical career started in 2006 when he teamed up with Dollaz and Dealz. He performed at different local events to get appreciation from the audience. He wanted to promote himself everywhere in order to get some traction from the crowd. His professional career took a flip in 2017 when he met DJ Khaled at the urban-formatted WEDR 99 Jamz radio station. Khaled checked the rapping and freestyle abilities of the young lad and finally signed him to his music label ‘We the Best’. Soon the talented guy made his name appear on the XXL magazine.
On Nov 18, 2008, Ace officially launched his debut studio album ‘Gutta’ via Def Jam Recordings, Dollaz N Dealz, and We the Best Music Group. It was well-received both by the audience and critics. It was a full-length album containing 66:34 minutes of enthralling music. The recording sessions were completed between 2007 and 2008. The album entered the US Billboard Hot 200 and positioned at number 36. Some of the songs were released in form of exciting videos. These included ‘Can’t See Y’all’, ‘Ride (Remix)’, and ‘Get Him’. The confidence of the young and talented rapper was boosted after seeing the great success of his first musical launch.
On Jun 30, 2009, Ace rolled out his 2nd studio album titled ‘Ruthless’ via Def Jam Recordings, Dollaz N Dealz Entertainment, and We the Best Music Group. It was far more successful than his previous debut album. The second collection of songs was peaked at number 23 on the Billboard 200. Over 19,700 copies of the album were sold in the first week. On Aug 9, 2011, the stunner launched his 3rd studio album titled ‘Blood, Sweat, & Tears’ via Island Def Jam, We the Best Music Group, and Dollaz n Dealz Entertainment. It included some of the most spectacular guest appearances from other stars such as Chris Brown, T-Pain, Yo Gotti, and Kevin Cossom.
Hood’s 4th studio album came out on Jul 16, 2013, via Cash Money Records, Dollaz n Dealz, Republic Records, and We the Best Music Group. It included several hit songs such as ‘Bugatti’. The track secured 33rd position on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. Another song that became a fantastic success was titled ‘We Outchea’. It featured the famous American rapper, Lil Wayne. Hood received more than a couple of award nominations in recognition of his fantastic efforts in the hip hop industry.
Is Ace Hood Married?
The 31-year old American rap artist has been associated with many women since the beginning of his rap career. One of the most prominent relationships of the rapper was with Shanice Tyria Sarratt. The couple enjoyed the years together. Shanice mothered two adorable twin daughters from her love associations with Hood.
They were named Sailor Blu and Lyric McColister. Both of them were born on May 25, 2011. One of the daughters named Lyric died soon after her birth due to certain health problems. Ace has also fathered a beautiful son from his former relationships. In April 2019, he proposed his longtime sweetheart Shelah Marie.
How much is Ace Hood's Net Worth?
Hood has released four successful studio albums so far in his professional music career. He received several award nominations at different award events. He was born to a poor family. It wasn’t feasible for him to enjoy the life of his dreams. However, he started living a lavish lifestyle after entering the hip hop world. According to the recently-collected information, he owns an estimated net worth totaled $5 million.