Byram, Connecticut producer/rapper Elite has had a career year in 2013, contributing some of the best production on J. Cole's acclaimed sophomore album Born Sinner. One of the records he produced, "Crooked Smile," coincidentally earned a gold plaque today. That's a sign of good fortune as he also drops his new mixtape Level Up. The 11-song project follows Elite's musical journey since he moved to Brooklyn. Features include Bas and Sean McVerry, as well as additional production from Omen and Voli. Take a ride through Elite's life by streaming or downloading Level Up below.

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