The highly anticipated second installment of the country collaboration series HIXTAPE is on its way!
Created by CMA award winning country artist HARDY, the project goes deeper than just a single artist and works to bring together singers who have a love for country music as great as HARDY’s.
The 14-track album, produced by Joey Moi, will feature a whopping 33 artists. HARDY makes an appearance on six of the new songs, while the other country icons dominate the remaining tracks to amplify the star’s original vision for the project.
The star-studded guest list doesn’t disappoint, as HIXTAPE: Vol. 2 includes popular artists Ashland Craft, Ben Burgess, Brantley Gilbert, Brothers Osborne, Chase Rice, Chris Lane, Chris Shiflett, Colt Ford, David Lee Murphy, Dierks Bentley, ERNEST, Granger Smith, Jake Owen, Jake Worthington, Jimmie Allen, Jon Pardi, Josh Thompson, Justin Moore, Lainey Wilson, Larry Fleet, Lee Brice, Marty Stuart, Matt Stell, Midland, Morgan Wallen, Randy Houser, Rhett Akins, Ronnie Dunn, Scotty McCreery, Sean Stemaly, The Cadillac Three and Travis Denning.
“I am beyond excited about this release,” shared HARDY. “I think it’s really the first one that’s going to truly introduce what HIXTAPE is all about, how it can take on a life of its own, and just be the first original Country mixtape with all different artists. I think the songs are great and everybody involved from the singers to the songwriters to the Big Loud family are some of my favorite people in the world. I’m just happy to be part of such a cool project and I have really high hopes for it.”
A single track will be released each Friday through December 10, with the first single, “Hometown Boys” (feat. Matt Stell, Dierks Bentley & HARDY, out now. The song shares the story of forever friendships that will last a lifetime, accompanied by the perfect mix of hometown pride and nostalgia. Click above to listen.