The DMV continues to buzz thanks to rappers like Black Cobain and Shy Glizzy. Meet the Don Draper of rap Cane, who is dropping his new project Charlie St. Chi on Jan. 28.

Standout: "Grassroots Tangent"

Also check out: "Problem"

And: TeamBackPack Cypher

Name: Cane is the name

Age: 27

Hometown: Fredericksburg, VA

I grew up listening to: OutKast, The Fugees, Wu, Nas, Bone Thugs, a lot of alternative and classic rock, and my pops put me on blues and soul.

Most people don't know I: Was a division 1 football player.

My style's been compared to: Don Draper.

My standout records and/or moments to date have been: "I Do Work" and "Give the Drummer Some" were two songs that got me radio play. Right now "Checking for Me" and "La Flama Blanca" are crowd favorites at live shows. A big moment for me this year was being put on the bill to perform at Rock the Bells.

My goal in Hip-Hop is: Personally, to be able to eat off of this for year's to come and to never have to work a 9 to 5 again. I want to play a role in keeping quality content in hip-hop. I want to change people's lives with my music, even if that's just giving them a feeling they haven't felt in a while.

I'm gonna be the next: Important "guest in hip-hop."

To check out more of my music go to: Follow me on Twitter (@caneisthename)

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