A Rhode Island native who shook up the teen-rap scene in 2008, Young Jinsu earned his nickname at the age of five.

It was his godfather who noticed the young Jah-Youth Lopez was dressing sharp as a knife, but as the aspiring rapper grew older, he preferred to think it was a reference to his lyrics.

After opening shows for Method Man, Wu-Tang Clan and even Diddy, 19-year-old Young Jinsu heated the internet up with his debut single, a teen-rap tale of heartbreak called “Me & You.”

Young Jinsu is currently working on what All Music Guide’s David Jeffries said will be “Drake’s ‘So Far Gone’ of 2012.”

Check out “Tim Tebow” (produced by Jeremy Jay), the 1st single off Jinsu’s new project “It’s Been Said,” exclusively on Gossip On This below!

Check out Jinsu at youngjinsu.tv, youtube.com/youngjinsutv and twitter.com/sqjinsu.

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