Photography by Travis Shinn

Gov’t Name: Ermias Asghedom
Age: 24
Reppin’: Los Angeles
Notable Releases: Single: “Hussle in the House,” 2008; Guest verse on Snoop Dogg’s “Upside Down,” 2009; Mixtapes: Bullets Ain’t Got No Name, Vol. 2, 2008, and Bullets Ain’t Got No Name, Vol. 3, 2009
Currently Working On: Debut album: South Central State of Mind, due summer 2010
Label: All Money In/Cinematic/Epic
Aligned With: No one
Side Hustle: Acting in The Wrath of Cain, 2010
The Next 10 Years in Hip-Hop Will Be... “my reign.”