Back in December of 2005, it was just another day at the office for 20-year-old Rod Toole, when his cell phone suddenly rang. On the other end was Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson urging the Arizona-based MC to quit his day job as a mortgage broker to take a shot at hip-hop stardom in New York City. "I'm at work like, "Are you serious? Shut the fuck up!'" says Rod, who is still in awe seven months later.
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Young Hot Rod, born Rodney Toole, is an American rap artist.