Hitmaka ‘Story to Tell’ Playlist

As a rapper and producer, Hitmaka is connected to records that have cumulatively sold more than 74 million copies worldwide. Andrew Barber surveys the highlights with this annotated playlist. 

King Von, “Mine Too”:

King Von was on his way to being one of the biggest rappers in the biz when he was struck down in Atlanta in 2020. He and Hitmaka had serious chemistry, evidenced on tracks like “Still Trappin” and this cut.

Andrew Barber is the owner/creator of Fake Shore Drive, a Chicago-based media, management and events company founded in 2007. Andrew is also a playlist curator, published music journalist, artist manager, brand and record label consultant and media personality. Andrew currently sits as Governor of The Recording Academy’s Grammy board. His radio show, The Drive on Shade 45, airs weekly on SiriusXM, and has been on air for over six years. He has also hosted programming on MTV and one of Chicago’s top radio stations, 107.5 WGCI-FM. As a journalist, Andrew has been published in publications such as VICE, Complex, Fader, XXL, Mass Appeal and more. Andrew’s company, Fake Shore Drive, has been instrumental in the rise of Chicago’s hip-hop scene, having helped cultivate the careers of Chance the Rapper, Chief Keef, Lil Durk, Vic Mensa and the many other gold- and platinum-selling artists.

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