WHO’S NEXT: CHANCE THE RAPPER (@chancetherapper)

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Chancelor Bennett is best known by his stage name, Chance The Rapper, even more so after releasing his latest project, “Acid Rap.” At 20 years old, the Chi-town native is making his way to the top and no one’s about to stop him. Mark. My. Words.

WHO’S NEXT: A$AP FERG

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Just a couple years ago, literally two years ago, the music industry was taken by surprise all thanks to a group of young and rebellious men representing Harlem. Their tag was "A$AP" (Always Strive And Prosper) and everybody quickly became familiar with it. Soon, it was more than just a "crew" name or brand, but instead a lifestyle and then a trend.

WHO’S NEXT: ANGEL HAZE

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We've heard about that young lyricist that reminded everyone of Aaliyah, but do we all know her name?

Raykeea Wilson, best known by her stage name Angel Haze, was born and raised in Michigan. At 21 years old, the young emcee is currently signed to Universal Republic and Island where she has continued to keep her image buzzing, especially during the conclusion of 2012.

WHO’S NEXT: THURZ

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When Thurz released L.A. Riot it quickly vaulted into the indie album of the year discussion. So DJBooth teamed up with the L.A. emcee to re-release the intensely artistic project (previously only available on iTunes) for free. Music this powerful needs to be in the hands, and headphones, of as many people as possible.

WHO’S NEXT: BODEGA BAMZ

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A "bodega" is Spanish slang word for a "corner store" open practically 24/hours a day. It carries all the goods you would ever think to need and comes in handy when most needed. "BAM" is the common acronym for "by any means". Ladies and gentlemen. Meet Bodega Bamz, born Nathanial De La Rosa.