See also "Best of the Best 2012: A Five-Part Guide" -- plus "Memorial Day 2012: Fifteen Best Rap Parties in Miami and South Beach."
He's socially conscious, believes Mitt Romney doesn't stand a chance against Barack Obama in the general election, and would totally buy Facebook stock despite its slow start, saying, "Hell yeah, Facebook is a great investment." He's Ace Hood.
At 24 years old, this Broward County, We the Best, and YMCMB MC is one hip-hop's most promising talents. Discovered by DJ Khaled in 2007, Ace rose to prominence in 2009 after XXL Magazine
featured him in its annual "Freshman Issue."
Three studio records and a shit-ton of mixtapes later, Hood's still hustling hard, paving his way toward hip-hop superstardom verse after verse after verse.
We caught up with Ace ahead of his Best of the Best
appearance, Memorial Day weekend parties
, and discussed everything from strippers to politics.