Last summer we went to concert in Dallas to catch rapid rising rapper Rittz. During his incredible performance, the Georgia mc brought out a local special guest to perform on a song with him. That was our first introduction to Big Hud, and we won’t ever forget it! You can download or stream his 2012 mixtape hosted by DJ Burn One The Long Way Homefree here.
During a day and age where it seems like everyone you know is rapping or so called in the industry. It can be difficult to see through the rubbish and notice superior music and endowed artist. Hailing from Dallas, a phenomenal artist by the name of Big Hud “Da Heavyweight” is steadily emerging as one of the industry’s top mc’s in a city that has become a hotbed for the music Industry. Big Hud has been in the game for a few years and has had success with singles such as “Hey” ft. Bohagon and “Smell My Cologne”, a street banger that created a lot of buzz across the southern regions. Hud has performed with major artists across the country such as Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Gorilla Zoe, Jim Jones, Rittz, and many more.
The single “What’s Wrong Wit Dem” is this year’s “industry slap in the face” song, targeting the fake and contrived music being pushed throughout stations right now. The song is calling out the artists that are making music for a quick buck and the music without heart; meanwhile lacking substance and genuine soul that is put into real musicians flow.
Big Boi Musik 2, the mixtape, is hosted by mixtape heavyweight, The Southern Ambassador “BAY BAY”. This well anticipated project from BIG BOI MUSIC features artist such as Juvenile, Curren$y, Dorrough, Mistah Fab, Inertia, Ray Rizzy, Bohagon, Big Chief, and more. It is headlined by the smash hit, “I Do My Thang” featuring Big Chief, another Dallas heavyweight.
Big Hud has a very distinctive delivery along with a wide range of music from hardcore street anthems like “Kinda Guy”, to slow jams for the ladies like, “Baller Type”. He even has a pop record “We Gone Party” that is lighting up dance floors across the country.
“I sit back sometimes and laugh at the game because it’s so fake right now. Music is not genuine anymore and artists are doing it for a quick buck making gimmick songs. What they don’t realize is that they have no substance. Half the time fans don’t even know the artist’s name, they just know the name of the song. I would be embarrassed if I were those artist. I take pride in those types of things.” That type of mentality is what separates Big Hud from the rest. From his high quality music to the inspirational vibe he gives off, he is definitely a force to be reckoned with for many years to come.
“It’s been a blessing to do as much as I’ve done up to this point without a deal,” Says Big Hud “You have artist out here that’s been in the game for years with major deals and my resume is more impressive than theirs. To me, that speaks volumes about my work ethic and the passion I have for my craft. I sit back sometimes and laugh at the game because it’s so fake right now. Music is not genuine anymore, and artists are doing it for a quick buck making all these dance songs. What they don’t realize is they have no substance, and half the time fans don’t even know the artist’s name. They just know the name of the song. I would be embarrassed if I were the artist. I take pride in those types of things.” And that type of mentality is what separates Hud from the rest. From his high quality music to the inspirational vibe he gives off.
The first video at the top of this post video is from Big Hud featuring Rittz called “I Dont Give a Fuck.” It was shot in Atlanta and the song comes from his release The Benchmark hosted by DJ Smallz, from 2011.
In the first vlog episode of many from Big Hud titled “Who Is Big Hud?”, it take’s a look into his everyday life, and gives the audience an in depth look at what it takes to be Big Hud on a daily basis.
Finally, we have the official video for Hud’s single “I Ride Dirty” and again also ft. Rittz on his mixtape “The Long Way Home”. The song is produced by Jake Crates & Billy Syn. The video is directed by Jeff Adair.