Give 2013 XXL Freshmen (Hosted By DJ Drama) a spin - it's the latest tape from XXL Freshmen 2013, having dropped on Wednesday, May 1st, 2013.
Bump 5th Anniversary Mixtape (Hosted by DJ Whoo Kid), the latest mixtape from XXL Freshman 2012, which dropped on Monday, April 9th, 2012.
DJ Holiday brings us the radio premiere of 2014 XXL Freshman Lil Durk's new summer single "Party," which features Young Thug over production from Young Chop, a popping combination in the current rap climate, to say the least. Can you dig it, though?
Each year around the beginning of March, artists begin sending in pitches to XXL, hoping to wind up on the magazine’s highly-coveted Freshmen list.
With every XXL Freshman Class, there's bound to be MCs included who will eventually flop-- that's just the nature of trying to predict who will break out in the sea of up-and-coming rappers.
Today XXL lets go their second group cypher from the 2014 XXL Freshmen list. After hearing Kevin Gates, Vic Mensa, August Alsina, Chance The Rapper and Isaiah Rashad's cypher yesterday, the bar was set pretty high.
XXL has finished the roll out of individual cyphers for each rapper on this year's XXL Freshmen list, and with that we get the first group cypher. The first cypher has Kevin Gates, Vic Mensa, August Alsina, Isaiah Rashad and Chance The Rapper.
Throughout Welcome to Forever Robert Bryson Hall II reflects upon the last year of his career. The opening title track recalls when Logic met Nas for the first time in the line, “Shook his hand then he started quoting my lines?
Peep some footage giving you a look behind the scenes of the recent XXL Freshmen show in NYC, where Logic, Dizzy Wright, Action Bronson, Schoolboy Q, Travis Scott, Trinidad James, Joey Bada$$ and Kirko Bangz all hit the stage. Thoughts?
It's no secret that Rich Homie Quan turns up-- that much he admits in an official statement made today. However, the ATL rapper made it clear that his recent hospitalization had nothing to do with sipping lean, or seizures for that matter.
Lil Bibby is next up to bat in the on-going series of XXL Freshmen freestyles. This year there are twelve young rappers who made the list, and quite a few of them hail from Bibby's home of Chicago, including Chance The Rapper and Vic Mensa.
The annual XXL Freshmen list always causes some debate and controversy, there are rappers you feel should have made it the list and rappers you feel shouldn't have made it. Nonetheless, this year it seem unanimous that Chance The Rapper belongs on the list.
We're cutting right to the chase in our new interview series, Quick5. The concept is simple-- we'll be asking some of your favorite artists 5 quick questions that are on our minds, and get a full update in about a minute's time.
We've received stand-out cyphers from two groups already, one consisted of Rich Homie Quan, Ty Dolla $ign and Lil Durk, while the other had Kevin Gates, Vic Mensa, August Alsina, Isaiah Rashad and Chance The Rapper together. For the third and final cypher we'
After receiving Rich Homie Quan's XXL Freshmen freestyle the other day, the next one up to drop a freestyle for XXL is Chicago's Vic Mensa. We also received Ty Dolla $ign's r'n'b acapella earlier this week, which you can peep here.
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