Hxllywood Talks Going Viral, Sneaky Link Collabs With Soulja Boy, GHerbo, and More on iLLANOiZE Radio
By: Mary Jhay
Chicago artist, Hxllywood spoke about going viral on TikTok from his hit single “Sneaky Link.” This was just the beginning of his success in 2021, Hxllywood says his first million views came from his single Sneaky Link featuring Chicago artist, Glizzy G.
“I remember cause we was just counting down….he left the club early it was at 900,000 something and then it started slowing down.. and then it hit at like 4am….that first million views felt amazing…it was like everything I worked hard for finally paid off…”
Since dropping the Sneaky Link single, Hxllywood has collaborated with Soulja Boy, G Herbo, Queen Key, and even social media’s favorite comedian, Kayla Nicole. The single instantly became a hit on TikTok making his video go viral all over the world.
Hxllywood also spoke briefly about his record deal with “Run It Up Records.” They are an independent record label based in California.
“The record label reached out to Soulja Boy and Kayla Nicole for the first remix and then I wanted to do a Chicago remix so I thought G Herbo & Queen Key would be perfect…”
Hxllywood says G Herbo is one of his biggest influences and meeting him was a significant moment of his career. There’s no doubt that Hxllywood is on his way to become one of the biggest superstars from the city.
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