Big Sean, Most Stylish

Photography by Travis Shinn Gov’t Name: Sean Anderson Age: 22 Reppin’: Detroit Notable Releases: Single: “Get’cha Some,” 2007; Mixtapes: Finally Famous, 2007, and UKNOWBIGSEAN, 2009 Currently Working On: Mixtape: Finally ...

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Wiz Khalifa, Most Charismatic

Photography Travis Shinn Gov’t Name: Cameron Thomaz Age: 22 Reppin’: Pittsburgh Notable Releases: Single: “Say Yeah,” 2008; Mixtape: Flight School, 2009; Independent album: Deal or No Deal, 2009 Currently Working ...

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J. Cole, Most Well-Rounded

Photography Travis Shinn Gov’t Name: Jermaine Cole Age: 25 Reppin’: Fayetteville, North Carolina Notable Releases: Single: “Lights Please,” 2009; Guest verse on Jay-Z’s “A Star Is Born,” 2009; Mixtape: ...

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Jay Rock, Most Hood

Photography Travis Shinn Gov’t Name: Johnny McKinzie Age: 25 Reppin’: Watts, California Notable Releases: Single: “All My Life in the Ghetto,” 2008; Guest verse on Omarion’s “Hoodie,” 2010 Currently Working ...

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