21 Facts About Ace Hood


Ace Hood was born in Port St Lucie, Florida and raised in Deerfield Beach, Florida.


Ace Hood was signed to record producer DJ Khaled's label We the Best Music Group in 2008, in a joint-venture with Def Jam Recordings.


Ace Hood was born in Port St Lucie, Florida, and was raised by his mother, who is of Haitian origin, alongside his younger cousin Ty Barton Jr.


Ace Hood began promoting himself via open mic events and talent shows around town.


Ace Hood was named, along with several others, on the Freshmen of '09 by XXL magazine.


Hood released mixtapes called Ace Won't Fold and All Bets On Ace.


Ace Hood made a guest performance among several rappers on DJ Khaled's single "Out Here Grindin'", featuring Akon, Rick Ross, Plies, Lil Boosie and Trick Daddy, which peaked at number 38 on the Billboard Hot 100.


Ace Hood appeared on Wildstyle Radio on WUAG 103.1FM in Greensboro, North Carolina, on September 7,2008, to promote his album, Gutta, along with DJ Khaled.


On June 30,2009, seven months later, Ace Hood released his second album, titled Ruthless, on Def Jam.


The first official single, "Hustle Hard", became Ace Hood's highest charting solo single, peaking at number 60 on the Billboard Hot 100.


Ace Hood promoted the album with his first concert tour, the Hustle Hard Tour.


Ace Hood started 2012 by collaborating with Cash Money Records artist Bow Wow on a song called "We Going Hard".


Ace Hood will be recording his fourth studio album under We The Best and Cash Money Records.


Ace Hood has made guest appearances on tracks by other recording artists such s Talib Kweli, Jadakiss, Brisco, and "The Drill" by The Game, featuring Meek Mill, which appears on his California Republic.


Ace Hood released his mixtape Starvation 2 on January 10,2013.


On June 5,2013, Ace Hood released the second single called "We Outchea" featuring his Cash Money label-mate Lil Wayne.


Ace Hood released his Starvation 3 mixtape on January 17,2014.


Ace Hood is a Christian and states that he "highly believe[s] in God".


Ace Hood proposed to longtime girlfriend Shelah Marie in April 2019; they got married on February 7,2020.


Ace Hood's wife explained that while on a label, artists are constantly gifted with plaques celebrating their streaming achievements.


However, since becoming an independent artist, Ace Hood had no label to continue sending him plaques to celebrate his continued success.