2017 XXL Freshman Class is Revealed!

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2017 marks the 10th year anniversary of the Freshman franchise. This year’s issue will be released July 4th. The franchise was launched back in 2007 and has had continued success through the years. It has become one of the more anticipated events in the industry for the upcoming artists. The list is known to spark heated debates as it has some artists who are clear favorites, and some, who fans and others in the industry believe are undeserving. This year’s XXL Freshman class comprises of:

1. Kamaiyah
2. A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie
3. PnB Rock
4. Madeintyo
5. Playboi Carti
6. Aminé
7. Kap G
8. Kyle
9. Ugly God
10. XXXTentacion

As the debates on who should and shouldn’t be on the cover of the XXL Freshman issue go on, XXL will release content from those of the 10th annual Freshman Class in order for fans to be more familiar with who they are. Some of the content will include freestyles, cyphers, and solo interviews. To catch a glimpse before the issue officially hits stands, there will be an XXL Freshman show at New York City’s PlayStation Theater on Wed., June 28. Another showcase will take place in Los Angeles on Wed., July 12 at The Novo. Congratulations to the 2017 XXL Freshman Class!