Could there have been a more fitting choice? Kendrick Lamar cover’s the Winter 2015 issue of XXL magazine.
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.
Vanessa Satten and her XXL magazine staff are very clever. Every year, they manage to create immense conversation from particular individuals who trend on social media because they are or are not included on the annual Freshman cover.
The XXL Freshman list has undoubtedly waned in popularity over the years, but nonetheless, it can’t hurt for an up-and-coming artist to be named as a next-generation superstar.
XXL Magazine unveiled its spring 2015 cover featuring, Maybach Music Group’s Meek Mill and Rick Ross.
Method Man is feeling rather po’ed after his public dispute with RZA but he’s not totally blaming The Abbott for his frustration.
Method Man sent shockwaves through the Wu-Tang Clan temple yesterday when he coldly flipped the middle finger towards the group’s long ballyhooed album, Once Upon A Time In Shaolin. XXL magazine informed the veteran MC that the RZA was planning to release the album in 2103–88 years from now–in concurrence to widespread reports.
Check and mate. XXL counters false news of their print magazine closing shop with the best possible rebuttal: a Kendrick Lamar cover.
XXL magazine isn’t dead just yet. The long-running Hip-Hop publication plans to continue dropping new issues in 2014 and at least several more next year.
Weezy season’s approaching. As fans await Tha Carter V, XXL magazine reveals the cover of their August/September issue, featuring none other than Lil Wayne.
Springtime means class is back in session for another crop of XXL Freshmen and Twitter is definitely buzzing in anticipation for the unveiling of the 10 rappers whose lives and careers will be permanently altered.
No one could have imagined that when DJ Kool Herc’s experimentation with his record collection at 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx that an entire musical genre, cultural movement and most importantly a lifestyle would be born.
After last night’s 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards cypher, Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, and Ab-Soul are undoubtedly the topics of conversation. And today, XXL magazine announced that the Black Hippy collective will cover the October/November issue.
If never before, recent events suggest that it’s Drake‘s time to flourish. In support of his highly anticipated album Nothing Was The Same (due out September 17), the YMCMB superstar appears on the cover of XXL magazine’s 150th issue.
Southern Hip-Hop is well represented by T.I., Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz —all of whom will appear on the “America’s Most Wanted” Music Festival— on this month’s cover of XXL magazine.