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Now that March Madness has come to a cease with no one taking a bigger L than Drake, X to tha V is putting the cap on his tournament run of mixtapes with March Madness Vol. 4: Final Four.

XV is bleeding his March Madness into some April awesomeness with yet another mixtape to add to his 2014 bracket. Keeping in line with the format, the latest offering from the Kansas deep-thinker is titled March Madness Vol. 3: Elite Eight, but don’t get it twisted like cyclones. This isn’t a collection of corny basketball […]

In the spirit of the NCAA Tournament, rapper XV released the March Madness Vol. 2: Sweet Sixteens mixtape. This actually comes a week after another mixtape aptly titled Madness Begins.

Rappers come and go but it’s the ones that are truely dedicated to their craft that can’t stay away for too long. Kansas native, XV has put in major work with his street album release schedule yet he was noticeably absent for much of 2013.

You’ve definitely heard of XV before with hit jams like “Awesome,” and his last project Popular Culture, but now X to the is bringing you his crew with Squarians Vol. 1. 

XV has been hard at work for the past couple of months. After dropping his mixtape Popular Culture, he followed up strong with his Awesome! EP which is available now. “Swervin,” is a track off of his new EP and it features fast cars, fast drugs and faster women. The video is pretty crisp so do yourself a favor […]

Donavan “XV” Johnson is the perfect ambassador for Wichita, Kansas. The Midwest city is not necessarily known for its Hip-Hop scene, but the 26-year-old rhymer hailing from “the air capital of the world” might just be the one to place his city on the musical map. At age 15, Johnson began pursuing a music career, […]

The homie XV has been on fire recently since dropping his new mixtape Popular Culture. The Kansas native recently ran by The Source‘s offices and talked about a subject near and dear to your boy’s heart: rap and wrestling. Drawing a lot from this story, XV sees plenty of comparisons in today’s hip-hop scene and […]

After dropping a gang of stellar cuts, XV is ready to put out his latest release, Popular Culture. The “Awesome” MC gets big helping hands from B.o.B, Schoolboy Q, Emilio Rojas, Slim The Mobster and more and is all in anticipation of his new EP, Awesome under Warner Music Group. Featuring takes on some of […]

XV’s new mixtape, Popular Culture, drops tomorrow (complete with this awesome artwork) but before then he lets off this SchoolBoy Q assisted record. The 90’s babies are going to love this one, so if it applies to you click the jump to listen and download. 

XV is back with another new joint, one week shy of the June 15 release of Popular Choice release. Joining forces with Slim the Mobster on the track produced by The Awesome Sound, XV spits on having only “15 minutes of fame,” and grinding hard before his time runs out. Listen to the track after the […]

XV is continuing his week of new releases with the new track “Be There, Be Square,” off his forthcoming Popular Culture mixtape. The Kansas native kicks things off by reflecting on his grandmother’s wisdom on the ode to “L-Sevens,” produced by Chidy Bang’s, Xaphoon Jones. From the sounds of it XV also, gives a shout […]