Friday Showdown – West Coast – The Hittman


Birth name – Brian Bailey
Origin – Los Angeles, California
Genres – Hip hop
Years active1998 – present
Labels – Aftermath, Interscope, Sickbay, Robata Automata
Associated acts – Dr. Dre, Mel-Man

Brian Bailey (born 1974), better known by his stage name Hittman, is an American rapper. Hittman joined Dr. Dre’s Aftermath Entertainment in 1998,[1] and although he has released a solo album, Hittmanic Verses, Hittman is best known for his contributions to Dr. Dre’s multi-platinum selling album 2001,[2] with appearances on 10 of the album’s 22 tracks. This makes him the most represented of 2001’s more than twenty guest artists. Hittman was originally supposed to release Murda Weapon in 2000, on Aftermath, however, the album was shelved and Hittman left Aftermath in October 2001.[1]

In 2006, he released his solo debut, Hittmanic Verses, on Sickbay Records. Bishop Lamont confirmed in an interview with Dubcnn that Hittman is working on Dr. Dre’s last album Detox.


2001: Murda Weapon
2006: Hittmanic Verses
2008: Big Hitt Rising

Guest appearances
Dr. Dre – 2001 (1999)

“Big Ego’s” (Dr. Dre featuring Hittman)
“Xxplosive” (Dr. Dre featuring Hittman, Kurupt, Nate Dogg & Six-Two)
“Light Speed” (Dr. Dre featuring Hittman)
“Let’s Get High” (Dr. Dre featuring Hittman, Kurupt & Ms. Roq)
“Bitch Niggaz” (Dr. Dre featuring Snoop Dogg, Hittman & Six-Two)
“Murder Ink” (Dr. Dre featuring Hittman & Ms. Roq)
“Some L.A. Niggaz” (featuring DeFari, Hittman, Xzibit, Knoc-Turn’al, Time Bomb, King T, MC Ren & Kokane)
“Housewife” (Dr. Dre featuring Kurupt & Hittman)
“Ackrite” (Dr. Dre featuring Hittman)
“Bang Bang” (Dr. Dre featuring Knoc-turn’al, Hittman)
Kurupt – Tha Streetz Iz a Mutha (1999)

“Ho’s a Housewife” (Kurupt featuring Dr. Dre & Hittman)
Knoc-turn’al – The Way I Am (2004)

“Watch Out” (Knoc-turn’al featuring Hittman)

Red Everything Movement


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