Christian Rivas also known as Young Assassin was born September 24th, 1988 in Fairfax, VA. He is a member of a Washington DC area powerhouse music record label known as Target Squad (TSE LLC). He began his music career in the year 2002 as an independent recording artist. He slowly continued to grow as an artist through the years. At the age of 18 after graduating from school Young Assassin linked up with Alexandria recording artist Rio and producer Dj Nil who helped develop Young Assassin as an artist and person. At the age of 19 Young Assassin began working with his current label Target Squad and DMV heavyweight Dj Dj Rob Mista DMV who helped him take his music to the next level and really develop his skills. In January 2010 Young Assassin exploded onto the urban Latin music scene by being given the opportunity to open up for reggaeton artist Jowell y Randy by major DC promotion company MIGO Productions.
In 2010 Young Assassin dropped his first major tape the prequel in Miami for Memorial Day weekend. Which begun to bring attention to the artist. He followed up the tape with the much anticipated mixtape Now Or Never in November. In 2011 Young Assassin with local recording artist Mo Million released there Failures Not An Option mixtape which was marketed and pushed heavily in the Washington DC urban market. 2012 turned out to be a very productive year for the solo artist Young Assassin as it saw him take things to a new level. He started the year off with a major single with hip hop legend Project Pat which saw Young Assassin do 22,000+ plays and downloads and featured on the LMP website. He followed up the single with another major collaboration by doing another single with Lil Scrappy. Which also did record numbers for the artist as it has done over 24,400+ in numbers. Which lead up to the Now Or Never 2 mixtape which was hosted by NYC major dj from La Mega 97.9 Dj Ash, Dj Rob Mista DMV, and La Mega 97.9 and La Nueva 93.1 host Aj El Kallejero.