Exclusive – Cardi B Covers XXL Magazine’s Spring 2021 Issue
The unstoppable and incomparable Cardi B covers XXL magazine's spring 2021 issue.
Kodak Black Security Guard Shot While Rapper Was at McDonald’s – Report
Kodak Black's security guard has been shot while the rapper was at McDonald’s ordering food.
DMX Hospitalized After Drug Overdose, Rappers Respond
Hip-hop is here for DMX.
Woman Allegedly Armed With Knife Arrested Outside Drake’s Mansion
A woman allegedly armed with a knife has been arrested outside Drake's home in Toronto.
Vote for the 10th Spot in the 2021 XXL Freshman Class
Before the annual Freshman Class cover is revealed, it's time to cast your vote for the 10th spot.
Drake 2021 Type Beats
You know a Drake beat when you hear one.
Playboi Carti Opens Up on His Sexuality – ‘I Don’t Give a F@!k’
Carti addresses the rumors about his sexuality.
These Rappers Are Certified Cheat Codes to Success on the Charts
These rappers are proof that when they show up as a feature on a song, they are the ultimate cheat code for success.
Nas’ King’s Disease Wins Best Rap Album at 2021 Grammy Awards
Nas takes home his first-ever Grammy award.
104 Hip-Hop Albums Turning Five in 2021
2016 was lit. With a half-decade of retrospection, XXL highlights 104 hip-hop albums turning five in 2021.
6ix9ine Returns to Social Media After Going Silent, Teases New Song – Watch
6ix9ine returns to social media.
These Are the Unique Ways XXXTentacion’s Son Gekyume Is Following in His Father’s Footstep…
Here's a look at the many interesting ways that XXXTentacion's son, Gekyume, is following in the rapper's footsteps.
Lil Wayne Attends Tory Lanez Video Shoot Day After Presidential Pardon
Wayne is back to business.
Man Appears to Confront 6ix9ine, Gets Punched by Member of Rapper’s Crew – Watch
This is pretty wild.
An Investigation Into the Underworld of Hip-Hop Song Leaks, a Blessing and Curse for Rappe…
Music leaks are a gift and a curse for rappers.
Issa Rae Elevates Her Raedio Label With Yung Baby Tate and TeaMarrr
Issa Rae turns Raedio up a notch.
King Von Speaks on His Come Up Two Weeks Before His Death in One of His Final Interviews
Read King Von's exclusive interview with XXL about his come up two weeks before his tragic death.
President Trump Considering Pardoning Lil Wayne and Kodak Black Before He Leaves Office
President Trump is adding Lil Wayne and Kodak Black to his pardon list.
The 13 Best New Songs This Week
Start the year off right.
Charlamagne Tha God Thinks the Drake Era Is Over
Charlamagne Tha God isn't looking forward to anymore Drake music.
French Montana’s Second Chapter in the Game as He Quits Drinking, Confronts Drug Use and S…
French Montana discusses the life-changing moment he woke up in the hospital, his past drug use, squashing beef with Jim Jones and more in this exclusive XXL interview.
Gunshots Reportedly Fired Before Toosii and YK Osiris Show, Video Shows Them Being Maced: …
A show that Toosii and YK Osiris were scheduled to perform at in Florida was reportedly shot up.
These Are the Times Rappers Faced Backlash for Wild Things They’ve Said This Year
XXL takes a look at the times rappers faced backlash for something wild they said this year.
DaBaby Introduces the Artists on His Billion Dollar Baby Entertainment Roster
Meet DaBaby's Billion Dollar Baby Entertainment roster.
DaBaby Plans to Retire in Five Years to Focus on His Billion Dollar Baby Entertainment Lab…
DaBaby opens up about the success of his song "Rockstar," his "righteous" flow and plans to retire in five years in this exclusive XXL interview.
Nipsey Hussle’s The Marathon Mixtape Continues His Legacy 10 Years Later
Nipsey's Hussle's The Marathon mixtape celebrates its 10th anniversary today.
Fan Creates Future, Lil Uzi Vert Game Boy Color Game and It’s Awesome: Watch
A fan has taken their love of videos games and support of Future and Lil Uzi Vert to the next level.