If you don’ know, every year the magazine XXL releases a special article dedicated to the hottest up and coming artist of that year that people should be on the watch for A.K.A. the freshman class.
This year XXL has selected 11 rappers then their usual 10. XXL stated, “The new Freshmen assembled in late January to participate in the photo shoot and a roundtable discussion. We also made them rhyme, of course. (Check XXLMag.com for the video of the Freshmen Roundtable, cyphers, freestyles and more interviews.) It’s a daunting task to pick out the possible stars of tomorrow, get them all in a studio with stylists, barbers, makeup artists, cameras and a whole bunch of industry folk, and then keep that a secret. But we did it. We present our 11 Freshmen for 2011.
I feel like this years freshman class is filled with a lot of good rappers that everyone should expect good results from
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