From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Antoine McColister, (born May 11, 1988) better known by his stage name Ace Hood is an American rapper. He is signed to DJ Khaled's label We the Best Music Group and Def Jam Recordings.. His song "Top of the World" was also featured in the basketball simulation game, NBA 2K10. Biography
Early lifeAce Hood was born in Port St. Lucie, Florida, on May 11, 1988, and was raised by his mother in Deerfield Beach, part of Broward County. He attended Deerfield Beach High School. Following a football injury in the 10th grade and after considering his rap sheet, the Broward County native began to seriously consider rapping as a career.
Early careerIn 2007, he met DJ Khaled outside the offices of WEDR 99 Jamz, a South Florida radio station that mainly plays hip hop and contemporary R&B music. After Ace gave him an autobiography and demo tape, Khaled asked Ace to rap over the instrumental of "I'm So Hood" and later signed Hood to his label, We the Best. Ace was named with several others to the Freshmen of 09 by XXL magazine.
DiscographyMain article: Ace Hood discographyStudio albums2008: Gutta2009: Ruthless2010: Mr. Hood