Chauncey Hollis (born May 21, 1987) better known as Hit-Boy is an American Grammy Award Nominated hip-hop, R&B and contemporary platinum-level music producer and rapper currently signed to GOOD Music, and the founder of Hits Since '87. Born Chauncey Hollis, on May 21, 1987 in Fontana, California, he is the son of Chauncey Hollis Sr. and Tanisha Benford. He is best known for his production on Lil Wayne “Drop the World” Feat. Eminem, Pusha T “My God”, Kanye West “Christmas in Harlem", and Jay-Z & Kanye West “Niggas in Paris.”
Hit-Boy got his start on Myspace when he received a message from Polow Da Don stating simply “Let’s get this paper.” He has produced for big-name artists such as Kid Cudi, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Eminem, 50 cent, Mary J Blige, Chris Brown, Jennifer Lopez, Snoop Dogg, Justin Bieber, and several others. The California native is one of the founding members of the collective brand Surf Club (along with fellow beat makers Chase N.Cashe, BCarr, and Chili Chill). Surf Club has become a team to host a number of artists as well as songwriters and other producers. Surf Club originated in southern California. They got their start in the industry in 2007, after linking with Polow Da Don's Zone 4 (record label), an imprint of Interscope Records.