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El Hitta

El Hitta

El Hitta is an American rapper from Chicago with a hardcore style reminiscent of Mystikal or DMX. In 2018, he rose to prominence with hit singles “Aww Yea” and “And Gang Nem.”[1]

Early Life

El Hitta hails from Chicago Illinois, where he was constantly in trouble with the law. From 2012 to 2017, El Hitta was shuffled back and forth throughout the legal system. He began rapping at the age of 14. In December 2016, the young rapper started taking his craft seriously. Initially, when he started rapping, El Hitta lacked the confidence needed to be successful. After spending 15 months in jail, he discovered his purpose and developed a new outlook on life. Following a stint in prison, he emerged revitalized and focused on a career in rap. The young Hitta was influenced by fellow Chicagoans G Herbo and Lil Durk.[1][2]

Career

Some of his earliest songs include “Because,” “Hitla Style,” and “We Outside.”

In 2017, he released a couple of tracks that didn't really gain attention even though each of them garnered thousands of streams online.

The following year, El Hitta became famous after releasing a series of hits.

2018 was really a great year for the Chicago rapper, he released his breakout single, "Aww Yea." In an interview, he explained that he wrote the song out of sheer desperation; he “felt like giving up.” Ironically, at one of his lowest moments, El Hitta produced his biggest hit. Since released, the track has garnered a staggering 7 million views on YouTube. It’s also performing well on Soundcloud[3] and Spotify raking in millions of streams. As a result, he has been contacted by several record labels. Various artists have also reach out to him regarding future work.

Some weeks later, he issued the raucous anthem "Gang Nem" with Prince Dee, which later landed on his official debut, 2018's Owe Nobody Nothing (Groovy Gang/Dub Life).

The track also established millions of streams online.

A remix of the track was later released featuring eLVy The God and Waka Flocka.

El Hitta released a few hit tracks between 2018 and 2019, includin “Burn One,” “Sacrifice” ft FBG Duck and Jucee Froot, and “Like Brothas.” AHis music videos have been featured on Worldstarhiphop. El Hitta recently released the mixtape, Owe Noboby Nothin. As of now, El Hitta is currently unsigned.

El Hitta's music is made with determination, facts, word play, sly metaphors, and knowledge. By reflecting on life through song, Hitta captivates audiences with his reality-based rap. El Hitta respects and cultivates his craft by being consistent in the studio.

Personal Life

He has a net worth estimated at $300,000.

He considered going to jail a wake-up call.

People compare his style to Famous Dex, Lud Foe, DMX, and Mystikal. He explains that several record labels have contacted him, however he refuses to sign because he is taking his time to understand the business. El Hitta speaks highly of his mother and makes sure that she is financially secure.

Social Media

His Instagram account has 127k followers and his YouTube channel has +58k subscribers and 28.6 millions views.[4][5]

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