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.

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XXL 2016 Freshmen Cypher: G Herbo and Dave East

The part of the XXL Freshmen experience that everyone anticipates is here. The Cypher. This is the time for the young, up and coming artist to show off their talents as an Emcee. Cyphers are a serious deal in the rap game. Take a look at the third and final part of XXL Freshmen Cypher including G Herbo and Dave East.

XXL 2016 Freshmen Cypher Part 2: Kodak Black, 21 Savage, Lil Yachty, Lil Uzi Vert, Denzel Curry

The part of the XXL Freshmen experience that everyone anticipates is here. The Cypher. This is the time for the young, up and coming artist to show off their talents as an Emcee. Cyphers are a serious deal in the rap game. Check out the second part of the XXL Freshmen Cypher below, featuring Denzel Curry, Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Yachty, 21 Savage, and Kodak Black. 

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XXL 2016 Freshmen Cypher Part 1: Lil Dicky, Desiigner, and Anderson Paak

The part of the XXL Freshmen experience that everyone anticipates is here. The Cypher. This is the time for the young, up and coming artist to show off their talents as an Emcee. Cyphers are a serious deal in the rap game. Check out the first part of the XXL Freshmen Cypher below, featuring Desiigner, Anderson Paak, and Lil Dicky. 

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