Hot Hitmakers: Debut Rapper Recognized for "First Day Out" After Weeks On Top 100 Chart

Jun 27, 2017

Born Terry Wallace, Tee Grizzley earned his name for his ferocious attitude, similar to that of a grizzly bear, during his incarceration. A Detroit native, this hard hitter wrote the lyrics for his debut mixtape "My Moment" while locked up. The track "First Day Out" gains it's inspiration from Wallace's release from prison in October of 2016. The success of "First Day Out" is continuing to grow as it has steadily makes its way up the charts. Currently at seat No. 52 on Billboard's Hot 100, Wallace rightfully claims No. 11 on this weeks Hot Hitmakers chart.

Hot Hitmakers

Recognizing the songwriters behind the biggest hits of the week

July 8, 2017
1

Quavious Marshall

"Good Drank"   2 Chainz [ft. Gucci Mane & Quavo]
"Slide"   Calvin Harris [ft. Frank Ocean & Migos]
"I’m The One"   DJ Khaled [f. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Little Wayne]
"Portland"   Drake [ft. Quavo & Travis Scott]
"Strip That Down"   Liam Payne [ft. Quavo]
"T-Shirt"   Migos
"Slippery"   Migos [ft. Gucci Mane]
"Bad And Boujee"   Migos [ft. Lil Uzi Vert]
"Congratulations"   Post Malone [ft. Quavo]
2

Kendrick Lamar

"DNA"   Kendrick Lamar
"Humble"   Kendrick Lamar
"Loyalty"   Kendrick Lamar [ft. Rihanna]
"Love"   Kendrick Lamar [ft. Zacari]
"Goosebumps"   Travis Scott
3

Benjamin Levin

"Know No Better"   Major Lazer [ft. Travis Scott, Camila Cabello & Quavo]
"Crying In The Club"   Camila Cabello
"Castle On The Hill"   Ed Sheeran
"Issues"   Julia Michaels
"Now or Never"   Halsey
4

Michael Williams II

"DNA"   Kendrick Lamar
"Humble"   Kendrick Lamar
5

Ed Sheeran

"Strip That Down"   Liam Payne [ft. Quavo]
"Shape Of You"   Ed Sheeran
"Castle On The Hill"   Ed Sheeran
6

Symere Woods

"Woke Up Like This"   Playboi Carti [ft. Lil Uzi Vert]
"XO Tour Llif3"   Lil Uzi Vert
"Bad And Boujee"   Migos [ft. Lil Uzi Vert]
7

Leland Wayne

"Mask Off"   Future
"Tunnel Vision"   Kodak Black
"Bad And Boujee"   Migos [ft. Lil Uzi Vert]
"Congratulations"   Post Malone [ft. Quavo]
8

Justin Tranter

"Bad Liar"   Selena Gomez
"Believer"   Imagine Dragons
"Issues"   Julia Michaels
"Cold"   Maroon 5 [ft. Future]
9

Kiari Cephus

"Slippery"   Migos [ft. Gucci Mane]
"Slide"   Calvin Harris [ft. Frank Ocean & Migos]
"T-Shirt"   Migos
"Bad And Boujee"   Migos [ft. Lil Uzi Vert]
10

Bryan Simmons

"XO Tour Llif3"   Lil Uzi Vert
11

Terry Wallace

"First Day Out"   Tee Grizzley
12

Ludwig Göransson & Donald Glover

"Redbone"   Childish Gambino
13

Audrey Graham

"To The Max"   DJ Khaled [ft. Drake]
"Passionfruit"   Drake
"Portland"   Drake [ft. Quavo & Travis Scott]
14

Miley Cyrus & Oren Yoel

"Malibu"   Miley Cyrus
15

Charlie Puth & Jacob Kasher

"Attention"   Charlie Puth
16

Shane McAnally

"Drinkin' Problem"   Midland
"If I Told You"   Darius Rucker
"Body Like A Back Road"   Sam Hunt
17

Miles McCollum & Kyle Harvey

"iSpy"   KYLE [f. Lil Yachty]
18

Alessia Caracciolo

"Stay"   Zedd & Alessia Cara
"1-800-273-8255"   Logic [f. Alessia Cara & Khalid]
"Scars To Your Beautiful"   Alessia Cara
19

Ayleo & Mateo Bowles

"Rolex"   Ayo & Teo
20

Michael James Ryan Busbee

"The Fighter"   Keith Urban [ft. Carrie Underwood]
"You Look Good"   Lady Antebellum