Rising star shoots beyond club hits to film and more.

Like so many other aspiring artists, Emii left her small hometown for New York as soon as she could, hoping to make her mark. Unlike most others, though, she's gained plenty of attention--and she's hungry for more.

Although she has yet to release a full-length album, the Youngstown, Ohio, native has already achieved a string of YouTube and club hits. With big plans for music and films ahead, she's eyeing 2013 as her breakout year.

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