Y.A. Poet AKA Earnest Monroe is a rapper, writer, producer, artist and director- an all in one explosion. Born and raised in North Las Vegas, Nevada, it is his goal to bring back the integrity and soul to hip hop. As founder and host of the Automatic Tour and the Automatic Tour: Reloaded, Y.A. Poet has become the front-runner in uniting Las Vegas in peace, unity, and hip hop.