We here at XXL called it early when we named the Pittsburgh rapper as one of our 2010 Freshmen. Since then he’s crossed over in a big way. "Black & Yellow" currently sits at at number 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts, and if that isn’t big enough, he's selling out shows nationwide and has become a staple on household gossip websites. It's clear he's going to be huge, and here are 10 reasons why.

Read on to find out...