Coming off the heels of 'Her Loss,' 21 Savage is talking that talk. He claims he can beat anyone from the 2016 Freshman List in a Verzuz battle. 

On Tuesday (June 14), XXL magazine revealed its annual XXL Freshman list of up and coming rappers and MC’s. This year’s class features a dozen artists and includes some names that may already be familiar like Saucy Santana, Big Scarr and Nardo Wick.


Not a bad list as many of these artists are indeed bubbling in popularity.

Benny The Butcher has emerged as one of the sharpest lyricists in the game today, adding to the potency of his Griselda Records squad with Conway The Machine and Westside Gunn. In a sitdown with Crooked I for the Crook’s Corner show, the Buffalo rap star shared that Jay-Z advised him to turn down the […]

Today (July 23), XXL released the first of its 2019 XXL Freshman Cyphers. The consensus is that DaBaby and Megan Thee Stallion showed out, YK Osiris did a-ight and at Lil Mosey at least gets a participation trophy.

XXL magazine has revealed its annual Freshman Class. Notables names on the XXL 2019 Freshman Class include Megan Thee Stallion, DaBaby and YBN Cordae.

XXL Magazine has revealed their annual Freshman Cover and dubbed it “Generation Next.”

For almost 10 years the XXL Freshman cover has been one of the most debated lists in Hip-Hop. Of course, every year someone gets “left off” and opinions go flying.

The 2016 XXL Freshman cover, the most talked about list in Hip-Hop, finally came out today and a lot of people have questions.

The XXL Freshman Class of 2016 has finally been revealed. Some of the names you’ll be familiar with (G Herbo, Dave East) but it won’t stop fans from getting in their feelings about who did or didn’t make the cut anyway. 

OG Maco is all about saving the children of the rage from a disastrous tomorrow, even if that means making him the black sheep amongst his rap peers.

The controversy surrounding Kidd Kidd being selected as an XXL Freshman continues, sort of. The G-Unit rapper was arrested in NYC last night, moments before he was set to perform on stage at the Best Buy Theater.