For his last three LPs, Ace Hood has been grinding hard to position himself as a top representative of hood pain and anguish. However, the social blues of the hip hop masses hadn't been so concentrated for a young lyricist to come and articulate a collective angst. But now we have the Supreme Court gutting the voting rights act, increased incidents of racial insensitivity and Trayvon Martin. With his latest LP, Trials & Tribulations, Ace invokes Tupac's Thug Life mantra to shout down the issues. And he's set for the world to take notice. Here's a track-by-track look at his latest.