XXL has hand-picked who they predict to have 2020 on smash, artists like Fivio Foreign, NLE Choppa, Rod Wave, Mulatto made this year's cover. Who are they you might ask??

  I love myself!   XXL recently allowed Kendrick Lamar to pen his own cover story. Fans got a chance to learn a little more…

Via XXL A few weeks ago, legendary producer and mixtape host DJ Cannon made a big leap in the music industry when he was named Vice President of A&R for Def Jam Records. Despite the cushy corporate gig, Cannon is staying busy with a new DJ collective he’s starting up with his longtime collaborator DJ […]

In the latest issue of XXL magazine Nas celebrates his twenty years in music. For the November 2011 cover story he is interviewed by Odd Future’s Tyler The Creator and they get into lengthy dialogue about everything from liking cheese to winning a VMA.  After Tyler admits that the Internet “drives him crazy” Nas replies […]

Check out the footage from the XXL 2011 Freshman cover photo shoot. As usual there is controversy about who should be on the cover and who shouldn’t, in the footage you get one-on-one brief interviews with each artist. Samples of History: Hip-Hop Mines Afrobeat If you are not familiar with a few of the artists […]

XXL Magazine’s annual Freshman cover leaked online sending the Internet into a frenzy!  The cover features up and coming artists Lil’ Twist, CyHi Da Prynce, Big K.R.I.T., Meek Mill, Lil B, Mac Miller, Diggy Simmons, Kendrick Lamar, Yelawolf, Fred the Godson and YG. XXL Freshman Class is currently trending on Twitter. Kid ‘N Play Reunite […]

Check out Philly’s own Meek Mill on the cover of XXL Magazine’s 2011 Freshman Class cover! This is their 4th annual Freshman edition, which features the next MCs to look out for in hip-hop. Lil Twist of Young Money, CyHi Da Prynce, Big K.R.I.T., Lil B, Mac Miller, Diggy Simmons, Kendrick Lamar, Yelawolf and Fred […]

XXL's September "Real Street" issue has a double cover with Shyne and Young Jeezy gracing it.