Connecticut rapper Essence is set to come up to the XXL offices this afternoon (April 7) as our latest guest on Rhyme Time, our live UStream show that highlights up-and-coming hip-hop talent.

The interview and freestyle session is set to broadcast in real-time simultaneously on both XXLMag.com and our Channel Live UStream channel at 3 p.m. EST. Fans are encouraged to hit @XXLStaff on Twitter with their questions for the aspiring rhyme slinger.

The Latina MC has been steadily building a buzz with her new track, "Unorthodox" produced by Omen.

Be sure to tune in to Rhyme Time with Essence later today now.—XXL Staff