In 2001, he was signed to DMX's Bloodline Records. He made his debut on the Exit Wounds soundtrack on the song "Dog 4 Life" as Iceberg. However, his parents sent him to a military boarding school in Montana in 2001. He moved to Los Angeles after finishing school in 2003. In 2005, Yung Berg worked as a hypeman and recording assistant for Disturbing tha Peace member and Chicago rapper Shawnna. Later that year, he founded his Yung Boss imprint and production team Yung Bosses.
2007-08: Almost Famous EP & Look What You Made Me
Since 2009 Berg aka HIT MAKA has focused on writing, producing and arranging songs for a variety of well-known and up-and-coming artists. Under the name HIT MAKA, Berg has written and produced a string of chart topping records including Tamar Braxton's hit single, "The One." He also defunct his old label Yung Boss Records & started his new label Yung Fly Movement or YFM with upcoming singer Mia Rey & upcoming Chicago rapper Jordan Hollywood.
In 2009 Berg's producer Rob Holladay, along with singer K-Young, formed the production group The Dream Team. Yung Berg announced in an interview on Playboy Radio July 1, 2010 that the Last Train to Paris album by Diddy would feature songs they co-wrote and produced.