Scipio Sweeps Showcase

Rapper Scipio, who

hails from Los Angeles, California, swept a hip-hop talent showcase last week

at the Showtime/Interscope Records premiere party for the pay cable channel's

network, "The Next Episode."

Scipio took home

the trophy for best unsigned artist.

“Phones are

goin crazy over here," Scipio said. “I just have to play my cards

right and work out the best possible deal for myself and my peoples."

Scipio was referring

to the incarcerated Ras Kass and his production company, Re-Up Entertainment.

Scipio's single, "Work Wit It" has been receiving steady airplay on

L.A.'s 100.3 The Beat.

"The Next

Episode" debuts tomorrow (November 14th) on Showtime.