Tag Archives: XXL

News: XXL Reveals Freshman Class

XXL has released its Freshman Class of 2016. The list includes artists who they think are the upcoming stars in hip hop. Making this year’s cut were Philly’s own Lil Uzi Vert, Cheltenham’s own Lil Dicky, Anderson Paak (signed to Dr. Dre), Desiigner (Panda, Panda, Panda), Harlem’s Dave East, Denzel Curry, Kodak Black, 21 Savage, G Herbo and the people’s ...

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News: Kendrick Lamar Covers Winter 2015 XXL

Kendrick Lamar has landed the cover of the winter issue of XXL. This seems to be an annual occurrence considering he also covered the 2014 winter issue as well. Following last year’s format, Kendrick wrote his own cover story. He discusses a variety of things including how his life has changed since the release of his first album “G.o.o.d. Kid ...

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News: Meek Mill & Rick Ross Cover XXL

Snagging the cover of the latest issue of XXL are none other than MMG’s Meek Mill and Rick Ross. During the interview with the publication Meek discusses some hot topics including his highly anticipated sophomore album ‘Dreams Worth More Than Money’ and his relationship with Nicki Minaj. The article also touches on his stay in jail as well as Rozay’s ...

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News: G-Unit Covers Last XXL Print Issue

XXL is preparing for the end of its print publication and has announced that G-Unit will cover its final issue. They took their first cover of the magazine back in 2008. This time they will talk about their reunion after their breakup and 6 year separation. Accompanying the issue will be a roundtable interview with the group. The October/November issue ...

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News: XXL Ditches Print Publication

XXL Magazine is the latest publication to axe its print sector. Townsquare Media has bought XXL from Harris Publications and the October-November issue with Lil Wayne on the cover will be the last hard copy. The magazine will still live but only in the online space. 11 of XXL’s staffers have been offered positions with Townsquare. This news comes in ...

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News: XXL Freshmen 2014 Lineup Revealed

Today XXL revealed its Freshman Class of 2014. The 7th anniversary line up features Chance the Rapper, Isaiah Rashad, Ty Dolla $ign, Rich  Homie Quan, Vic Mensa, August Alsina, Troy Ave, Kevin Gates, Lil Bibby, Jon Connor, Lil Durk- artists who are breaking ground in hip hop. Over the next several weeks XXL will be releasing interviews, profiles, roundtables, cyphers and freestyles ...

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News: XXL Releases The “20 Best Female Rappers Of All Time”

Yesterday XXL via it’s staff and writers released what they consider to be the list of the top 20 best female rappers of all time. The list was compiled according to sales, chart positions, influence, milestones, and legacy. They noted that iconic figures like Salt N Peppa did not make the list because they were focusing solely on solo acts. Check ...

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