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Today (June 14), the 2022 XXL Freshman Class was revealed. Get to know some of the music from the extremely talented class with this gallery.

The 2021 XXL Freshman Class List was announced today. This year the list is representative of the undeniable female force taking over rap music with four women artists included in the list, setting the record for the most women in the history of XXL Freshman Class Lists. 

Just after a lit weekend with artist girlfriend DaniLeigh for her birthday, DaBaby celebrates his 29th birthday with a brand new Mercedes featuring top of the line hydraulics, a laundry list of accomplishments and gratitude for it all. We put together a few of DaBaby's BDE moments to celebrate.

Lil Pump, Trippie Redd and more has people asking all the questions.

Azealia Banks is in reflective mode for her interview with XXL magazine. The controversial rapper looks back on messy situations and says she has herself to blame, but also points a finger at the music industry. “I’m definitely shut out from where I was, 100 percent. People are very scared to be associated with me […]

Kidd Kidd has been released from jail at Rikers Island after he was arrested during the XXL Freshmen show in NYC just last week. After video footage hit the web of the G-Unit rapper being escorted out of the Best Buy Theater by police authorities, reports surfaced that an out-of-state warrant was issued for him. […]

The L.A. premiere of the highly anticipated film Magic Mike XXL brought the celebs out in all their sexy glory on Thursday! Jada Pinkett Smith hit the carpet in an Ermanno Scervino strapless yellow ensemble, the 43-year-old actress looking as though she’s aging backwards. The star of the sexy sequel, Channing Tatum, graced the carpet with his […]

Contrary to popular belief, Tupac Shakur wanted to unite the East Coast and West Coast. Thanks to letters unearthed by XXL, it’s been revealed that Tupac was planning a collaborative album with artists from various parts of the country. “While writing to his friend Big Lock, Pac discusses his plans to drop One Nation, a collaborative […]

If you let most media outlets tell it, New Orleans singer August Alsina isn’t the most humble of men, especially after he cursed at 106 & Park host Keshia Chanté for asking about his beef with Trey Songz. Most people – fans and critics, alike – felt that August is new to the industry and has to […]

It’s that time again. XXL has announced their 2014 Freshmen Class and accompanying cover, featuring twelve artists who are poised to hit the big time. This year, XXL is including not only hip-hop artists, but R&B crooners as well. So without further ado, the 2014 Freshmen Class, aka “The Dirty Dozen,” is as follows: Chance […]

Nicki Minaj has the streets going crazy over her new song “Chi-Raq,” featuring Lil Herb, and now Meek Mill is hopping on the song to do some more damage. Along with Meek, Chi-Town’s very own Lil Durk and D.C. rapper Shy Glizzy drop verses, and Durk’s is sure to ruffle up some feathers as he takes […]