The name of the group first appeared on the posse cut "Hustle Gang," which was featured on the 2012 London Boy mixtape from Grand Hustle
artist Chip. It became an official project in early 2013 when T.I.
, Kendrick Lamar
, and Kris Stephens teamed for the Hustle Gang single "Memories Back Then." The G.D.O.D (Get Dough or Die) mixtape followed that same year. Additional tapes G.D.O.D. 2 and H.G.O.E (Hustle Gang Over Everythang) surfaced during the next few years. We Want Smoke, a proper debut album from the crew, was released in 2017 with T.I.
, Trae the Truth, London Jae, and Young Dro
among the most frequent contributors. ~ David Jeffries, Rovi