Clemm Rishad's already earned his victories behind the scenes, credited as a writer on Nicki Minaj's Platinum-certified "Fly". Now, the 25-year-old out of Tacoma, Washington looks to step into the spotlight himself.

Standout: "I Think I Love Her"

Also check out: "Forever" featuring Kurupt

And: "Beginning"

Name: Clemm Rishad

Age: 25

Hometown: Tacoma, WA

I grew up listening to: Everyone from The Temptations to OutKast, Nas and the whole Roc-A-Fella team. A lot of 90's R&B and Hip-Hop. My parents raised us in the church so a lot of gospel music.

Most people don't know I: Started rappin when I was 16

My style's been compared to: Jay Z

My standout records an moments to date have been: Getting my first placement as a writer with Nikki Minaj on the single "Fly" which went Platinum and giving back knowledge of experience to my people.

My goal in Hip-Hop is: To bring back honesty and originality back to the craft. "The Freedom to be you" supaflyness.

I'm gonna be the next: Voice of my generation.