When rapper 50 Cent came up with the globe of underground mixtapes, he place a typical most rappers would follow, a minimum of the ones who weren’t building their names in the live rap fight circuit. Phoenix, AZ, indigenous Young Hot Fishing rod — originally referred to as simply Hot Fishing rod — took a totally different strategy, sending his homemade demonstration Compact disc to 50’s G-Unit workplace hoping the staff would indication him. 50 noticed the Compact disc and Scorching Rod’s easy stream reminded him of his very own. It was Dec of 2005 once the 20-year-old rapper received a contact at his time job as a home loan broker, and it wasn’t from any arbitrary G-Unit associate but 50 himself. Scorching Rod transformed his name to Youthful Hot Fishing rod and was shortly in NEW YORK, agreed upon to G-Unit Information and functioning furiously on his debut record. Entitled Fastlane, the full-length was documented in mere three weeks beneath the guidance of 50, who acquired decided to rebel produces from fellow G-Unit military M.O.P. and Little Buck so Little Hot Rod could possibly be presented in the summertime of 2006. Supporters got their initial flavor in July when his one “End up being Easy,” with visitor Mary J. Blige, strike metropolitan radio hard. An appearance in the remix of LL Great J’s “Bump This” shortly followed.