Predicting the 2017 XXL Freshman List

XXL did something new this year and allowed the people to vote on the last spot of the XXL Freshman List. Two things we got out of XXL releasing the voting is; we know who is in consideration and how many slots there will be. The Freshman list can spark lots of conversation and controversy amongst hip-hop fans. I’m going to start off the controversy by predicting who I think should be on this year’s list. 1. A Boogie With The Hoodie

  • Hit Single: My Sh*t
  • Notable Credits: The Fate of The Furious soundtrack placement. “Horses” with PnB Rock and Kodak Black

2. Famous Dex

  • Hit Single: Drip From My Walk
  • Notable Credits: First signee to Rich The Kid’s Rich Forever Label, Over 13 million views and plays for “Drip From My Walk”

3. Dae Dae

  • Hit Singles: Wat U Mean (Aye, Aye Aye), Spend It
  • Notable Credits: Co-sign from Gucci Mane, Over 30 million plays on sporify

4. MadeInTYO

  • Hit Single: Uber Everywhere
  • Notable Credits: “Uber Everywhere” is Certified Platinum, Has collaborated with 2 Chains, Big Sean and more.

5. PnB Rock

  • Hit Single: Selfish
  • Notable Credits: Over 13 million views and plays for “Selfish,” and placement on The Fate of the Furious soundtrack, “Horses” with A Boogie and Kodak Black

6. NAV

  • Hit Single: Myself
  • Notable Credits: Signed to the Weeknd’s XO label, Featured on “Beebs In The Trap” on Travis Scott’s Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight album

7. Playboi Carti

  • Hit Singles: Fetti, What
  • Notable Credits: Over 15 Million Views and Plays, Signed to ASAP

8. Ugly God

  • Hit Single: Water
  • Notable Credits: Over 80 million plays on soundcloud, Over 27 million views on Youtube

9. YFN Lucci

  • Hit Singles: Everyday We Lit, Key To The Streets
  • Notable Credits: “Key to the Streets” named on XXL’s top 50 songs of 2016

10. Young M.A

  • Hit Single: Oouuu
  • Notable Credits: over 60 million soundcloud plays and over 145 Youtube views


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