There may not be anyone more diligent in hip-hop journalism than Elliott Wilson.

The founder of RapRadar.com must not have time to sleep -- Wilson is the editor-in-chief of Respect Magazine, head of the Life + Times web series 'The Truth,' and every Friday he can be heard on the web's East Village Radio, where his Keep It Thoro show has been steadily pulling in the biggest names on the scene.

From Rick Ross to Big K.R.I.T., Wilson has built solid relationships with today's rap stars who, in all honesty, have probably been following his brand since he first screamed his nickname, "YN" from the XXL offices in the late 1990s.