The Daily Grind Video

It’s that time of year again!

LIST: PASS OR FAIL? Measuring The Success Of Past XXL Freshmen Classes

The always controversial XXL Freshman Class has been revealed, and for once, we think they finally got it right.

Year after year, XXL narrows down hip-hop’s hottest up and coming rappers to a select 10, but this year, XXL gives us 11 students of the game. 

PHOTOS: XXL Reveals Their 2012 Freshman Class 

2013’s Freshman Class includes two members of the Black Hippy Crew, ScHoolboy Q and Ab-Soul, overnight sensation Trinidad Jame$, one female rapper, Angel Haze, and an eleventh freshman, Chicago rapper Chief Keef, who already dropped his album in December 2012.  

Other freshmen who have been creating a buzz over the past year or two include Joey Bada$$, Action Bronson, Travi$ Scott, Kirko Bangz, Logic, and the people’s choice winner, Dizzy Wright. 

Check out XXL’s 2013 Freshman Class and share your thoughts below!

Schoolboy Q [@ScHoolboyQ]

Trinidad Jame$ [@TrinidadJamesGG]

Joey Bada$$ [@joeyBADASS_]

Ab-Soul [@AbDashSoul]

Logic [@Logic301]

Action Bronson [@ActionBronson]

Kirko Bangz [@KirkoBangz]

Travi$ Scott [@TrvisXX]

Angel Haze [@AngelHaze]

Dizzy Wright – 10 Spot People’s Champion Winner [@DizzyWright]

Chief Keef – “The 11th Freshman” [@ChiefKeef]