Hit-Boy has been working very hard this year. The producer-rapper has worked with Nas this year, subsequently teasing a possible upcoming Jay-Z and Nas collaboration album in May. He’s also been working in the studio with Benny The Butcher and Freddie Gibbs, although there’s been no word yet on what exactly the trio are cooking up.
He also appeared on Sada Baby’s “Little While,” plus recently dropped the video for his November-released track “Salute” with Big Sean and Fivio Foreign. On Saturday (June 5), the multi-hyphenate unleashed a new track titled “Back In Traffic.” Released exclusively via Apple Music featuring KIRBY on the hook, Hit-Boy disclosed on social that Kendrick Lamar actually had a hand in crafting the lyrics and melody. of the chorus.