XXL has selected its 12th annual Freshman Class. This year’s lineup includes 11 of hip-hop’s most promising newcomers: Comethazine, Tierra Whack, DaBaby, Lil Mosey, Roddy Ricch, YBN Cordae, YK Osiris, Rico Nasty, Gunna, Megan Thee Stallion and Blueface, who won the final spot.
As part of their induction, XXL will release interviews, freestyles, roundtable discussions and other content surrounding the artists throughout the next month. The actual issue is available starting July 16, and the Freshmen will be putting on two shows to celebrate: New York City on July 22 at PlayStation Theater and Los Angeles on July 25 at The Novo.
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