Photo: Jay e

Jay Electronica: Move over Jay Z. The who's who in Hip Hop say Jay e's the Second Coming. The hype for this talented rapper with a burgeoning underground cult following has swelled to mammoth proportions since he announced he would release new music on Christmas day.

Fiends anticipating the release of Jay's Act II: Patents of Nobility (The Turn) stayed up all night refreshing their browsers only to be disappointed when the free download never materialized.

The rapper is signed to Erykah Badu's boutique label and he has the stamp of approval from heads of state such as Nas, Just Blaze, Young Guru (Jay Z's engineer) and more.

He's a talented photographer too! Woot!

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