Cole Bennett’s Creative Juices Flow as His Lyrical Lemonade Empire Achieves Independent Su…
The Lyrical Lemonade founder and lauded music video director speaks to XXL about his growing multimedia empire.
Biz Markie Dead at 57
The "Just a Friend" rapper has passed away.
Nick Mira Puts His Touch on the Beats for the 2021 XXL Freshman Class Cyphers
The Virginia-bred producer and Internet Money creative speaks on being the musical curator for the 2021 XXL Freshman Class.
Rubi Rose Lists Her Top Five Favorite Hip-Hop Albums
Rubi Rose shares her personal connection to five of her favorite hip-hop albums.
Rubi Rose’s 2021 XXL Freshman Freestyle
2021 XXL Freshman Rubi Rose wants all the smoke in her freestyle.
Blxst’s 2021 XXL Freshman Freestyle
2021 XXL Freshman Blxst got it out the gravel in his freestyle.
Coi Leray’s 2021 XXL Freshman Freestyle
2021 XXL Freshman Coi Leray numbs the pain and continues to win in her freestyle.
Rubi Rose Wants to Leave a Lasting Legacy in Her ABCs
2021 XXL Freshman Rubi Rose wants power for the people in her version of XXL's ABCs.
Blxst Strives to Have the Work Ethic of Michael Jordan in His ABCs
2021 XXL Freshman Blxst wants to be like Mike in his version of XXL's ABCs.
Coi Leray Is Too Blessed to Be Stressed in Her ABCs
2021 XXL Freshman Coi Leray has no time for stress as she celebrates the good life in her version of XXL's ABCs.
Buy XXL Magazine’s 2021 XXL Freshman Class Issue Here
Buy XXL magazine's summer issue featuring the 2021 XXL Freshman Class online.
2021 XXL Freshman Class Revealed
Welcome the 2021 XXL Freshman Class.
Internet Money Champion the Artists Behind the Boards While Creating an Empire Bigger Than…
As the go-to producer collective crafting beats for today’s hip-hop stars, Internet Money is championing the artists behind the boards while creating an empire bigger than themselves.
DMX’s Greatest Career Moments
The greatest career moments of a legend.
Drake’s Best Part of His ’Fit Isn’t a Diamond Chain, It’s a Wine Glass
Drake's wine glass seems to go everywhere he goes.
Iann Dior Plans to Completely Dominate Every Genre After Topping the Charts
After reaching the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 with his feature on 24kGoldn's "Mood," Iann Dior aims to dominate every genre.
Meet Arnold Taylor, the Music Executive Who Discovered DaBaby and Plans to Launch More Meg…
South Coast Music Group founder Arnold Taylor helped launch DaBaby’s career through his North Carolina-based record label.
Cinematic Music Group Gives the Major Label Machine a Run for Its Money
With streams in the billions, more certified platinum plaques and a growing roster of rap talent, Cinematic Music Group is giving the major label machine a run for its money.
Jetsonmade Crafts the Beats for the 2020 XXL Freshman Class Cyphers
The South Carolina producer discusses being the musical curator for the 2020 XXL Freshman Class.
Baby Keem’s 2020 XXL Freshman Freestyle
Baby Keem reflects on familial relationships and experiences the taste of success in his 2020 XXL Freshman freestyle.
Polo G Keeps It Real on the Quarantine, Opps and Slimy Business in His ABCs
2020 XXL Freshman Polo G keeps it real about when he explains himself, the quarantine and slimy behavior going on in his version of the ABCs.
Polo G’s 2020 XXL Freshman Freestyle
Polo G ditches a therapist and talks to the beats in his 2020 XXL Freshman freestyle.
XXL 2020 Freshman Class Revealed
Meet the 2020 XXL Freshman Class.
Juice Wrld’s XXL Digital Cover and Interview on the Making of Legends Never Die Album: Wat…
Lil Bibby, head of the label Juice was signed to, and Peter Jideonwo, Juice's manager, speak on the making of the Legends Never Die album.
Lil Yachty Is Out to Claim What He Rightfully Deserves Ahead of Lil Boat 3 Album
Lil Yachty is out to claim what he rightfully deserves.
Rico Nasty’s 2019 XXL Freshman Freestyle
Rico Nasty affirms her success is guaranteed in her 2019 XXL Freshman freestyle.
Rico Nasty Battles Life’s Pitfalls With Creative Optimism
From her rhymes to creativity, she's poppin'.
J.I.D’s Pitch for 2018 XXL Freshman
Watch J.I.D's pitch for 2018 XXL Freshman.
Big K.R.I.T.’s Journey to ‘4eva Is a Mighty Long Time’ Album Begins With a Groundbreaking …
Big K.R.I.T. talks with XXL about his '4eva Is a Mighty Long Time' album, working with Mannie Fresh, overcoming depression and fighting against racism.
Tyga Takes on Acting in New Season of MTV’s ‘Scream’ Series
Tyga is taking his acting talents to TV where he'll co-star in the horror series 'Scream' on MTV next year.