XXL's highly anticipated 5th Anniversary Freshmen Special has been released, and we must say, it's a very interesting group of emcees.
XXL's 2012 Freshman Class only trumps one female rapper, Iggy Azalea, who is surrounded by a slew of multiracial male counterparts.
Last year's XXL Freshman Class list included:
More than half of 2011's Freshman Class made 2011 their year, so hopefully everyone selected for this year's cover will do the same.
What do you all think about this year's Freshman Class issue? Any thoughts?
Let us know if they forgot your favorite up and coming rapper in the comment section below!
Make sure you check out XXL's 2012 Freshman Class in the gallery above!