Hustle Hard is the first official single from Ace Hood's third studio album Blood, Sweat & Tears. It originally appeared on Ace Hood's preceding mixtape The Statement. It is produced by Lex Luger. The official remix features Rick Ross and Lil Wayne. The original music video and half of the remix music video was made on the same day. A version of the track featuring Swizz Beatz was also a part of Swizz' "Monster Mondays" program. The remix music video was released to 106 & Park: BET's Top 10 Live, on his birthday, May 11, 2011.
"Hustle Hard" debuted at #87 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the April 23, 2011 issue, making it one of the highest-charting singles of Ace's career (surpassing Ride's prior peak at #90 over two years earlier). So far the song has peaked at #60 on the Billboard Hot 100.
The official remix to the song was released on May 10, 2011 and it features Rick Ross & Lil Wayne. The first half of the remix music video was with Rick Ross in California. Then, Ace Hood went back to Miami to do the second half of the "Hustle Hard (Remix)" music video with Lil Wayne.