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Kanye West Posts Over 20 Tweets Naming Kim Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Drake and Others
Kanye West holds nothing back on Twitter.
Tory Lanez Arrested for Carrying Gun in Vehicle, Megan Thee Stallion With Him
Tory Lanez faces a serious gun charge.
Marlo Shot and Killed at 30: Report
Marlo has died in Atlanta.
Obie Trice Sentenced to 90 Days in Jail Following Home Shooting: Report
Obie Trice will serve time behind bars for shooting a man at his home last year.
Young Thug Fires Back at Pusha-T: “Do That Sh!t on Your Own Song”
See all of what Thugger has to say here.
Here Are the Best Hip-Hop Projects of 2020 So Far
The best of the best.
The 13 Best New Songs This Week
Terrace Martin's "Pig Feet" with Denzel Curry and more, YG's "FTP," Run The Jewels' "Just" and plenty others.
Here Are Swae Lee’s Most Essential Collaborations You Need to Hear
From "Sicko Mode" to "Sunflower," XXL highlights the most essential Swae Lee collaborations you need to hear.
Here Are the Rappers With the Most Dedicated Fan Bases
From Eminem to Playboi Carti to Nicki Minaj and more, here are the rappers with the most dedicated fan bases.
Doin’ Lines With Jadakiss
Jadakiss fills in the blanks.
Royce 5’9″ Wants to Make New Bad Meets Evil Project When Eminem Feels Ready
Royce 5'9" also opens up about his Allegory album, working with Eminem on a new Bad Meets Evil project and more.
Ruff Ryders Drop Ryde or Die Vol. 1 Album: Today in Hip-Hop
Ruff Ryders' shining moment.
2 Chainz Plans to Open His Atlanta Restaurants for Dine-In Service
2 Chainz is following Georgia state officials' decision to reopen businesses.
Here Are the Best Posthumous Hip-Hop Albums, Ranked
XXL ranks the best posthumous hip-hop albums of all time.
There’s a New Hip-Hop Movement Brewing in New York, and Everybody Knows It
Propelled by Brooklyn’s drill movement and wave-making upstarts, both the energy and the spotlight are coming back to New York.
Jay-Z and Meek Mill Donate 100,000 Masks to Prisons Amid Coronavirus
REFORM Alliance co-founders Jay-Z, Meek Mill, Robert Kraft, Michael Rubin and more join forces with author Shaka Senghor to send 100,000 surgical masks to prisons.
22Gz’s Pitch for 2020 XXL Freshman
Watch 22Gz's pitch for the 2020 XXL Freshman class.
2020 XXL Freshman Class 10th Spot: Vote Now
XXL is almost done picking the 2020 Freshman Class. Here's your chance to select someone for the 10th Spot. Vote now!
Ghostwriting’s Uneven Playing Field Between Men and Women Analyzed
XXL analyzes the uneven playing field.
20 Rap T-Shirts Any True Hip-Hop Fan Should Have
Reppin' hip-hop on your chest.
36 of the Most Anticipated Hip-Hop Albums of 2020
Drake, Cardi B, Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole and many more.
63 Hip-Hop Songs That Defined the 2010s
How Social Media Changed Hip-Hop in the 2010s
And vice versa.
50 of the Best Hip-Hop Songs of 2019
Run it back.
How DaBaby Used Videos to Dominate 2019
Seeing is believing.
Blueface, Polo G, Rico Nasty and More Choose Writing Rhymes or Freestyling: Watch
Freestyling vs. written bars
50 Jay-Z Lyrics Every Hip-Hop Fan Should Know
The lyrical Hov in action.
XXL’s 10-Year Rewind Hip Hop Quiz
Take XXL’s 10-Year Rewind quiz looking back at the past decade of hip-hop and see what you know.