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Donnis, Most Outgoing

Photography by Travis Shinn Gov’t Name: La’Donnis Crump Age: 25 Reppin’: Atlanta Notable Releases: Single: “Gone,” 2009; Mixtape: Diary of an ATL Brave, 2009 Currently Working On: Debut album: Past Visions of the Future, due late 2010 Label: Atlantic Aligned With: No one Side Hustle: None The Next 10 ...

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Fashawn, Most Artistic

Photography by Travis Shinn Gov’t Name: Santiago Leyva Age: 21 Reppin’: Fresno, California Notable Releases: Mixtapes: One Shot One Kill, 2008, and The Antidote, 2009; Independent album: Boy Meets World, 2009 Currently Working On: As-yet-untitled mixtape with DJ Green Lantern Label: One Records (Independent) Aligned With: No ...

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Freddie Gibbs, Most Slept-On

Photography by Travis Shinn Gov’t Name: Fred Tipton Age: 27 Reppin’: Gary, Indiana Notable Releases: Mixtapes: The Miseducation of Freddie Gibbs, 2009, and Midwestgangstaboxframecadillacmuzik, 2009 Currently Working On: Mixtape: Str8 Killa, No Filla, due April 2010; Independent EP: The Devil’s Palace, with the Alchemist, due ...

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OJ Da Juiceman, Most Flashy

Photography by Travis Shinn Gov’t Name: Otis Williams Jr. Age: 28 Reppin’: Atlanta Notable Releases: Single: “Make the Trap Say Aye,” 2009; Mixtapes: Culinary Art School, 2008, and Alaska in Atlanta, 2009; Independent album: The Other Side of the Trap, 2009 Currently Working On: Debut ...

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