2018 XXL Freshman Class

Trippie Redd
Truth on Being a 2018 XXL Freshman: “The Freshman cover has been a goal of mine since I started rapping. I wanted to do it to be part of the culture. I honestly don’t feel like a Freshman no more but just to be a part of this is legendary...
BlocBoy JB
Truth on Being a 2018 XXL Freshman: “It was a relief , because when they did the vote, I was like, Aw man, I gotta make it. It just knocked off my shoulders. My mama didn’t believe me. 'Boy, you lyin’.' Everybody like, 'I knew it would be you...
YBN Nahmir
Truth on Being a 2018 XXL Freshman: “I knew I could be a Freshman when I dropped ‘Rubbin Off the Paint.’ When it started blowing up, I was like, ‘Yeah, I could do that.’ I always thought I could be a XXL Freshman. On my Facebook, I made a post where …
Wifisfuneral
Truth on Being a 2018 XXL Freshman: “I mean, I’ma be real, it was weird as fuck . Like, it was so weird because I worked so hard for this, dead-ass. I’m not discrediting any other rapper, but I really put in an unnecessary amount of work for this shit and I neve…
Lil Pump
Truth on Being a 2018 XXL Freshman: “Purpp . He was rapping first. At first I wasn’t rapping and he like, ‘Bro, just start rapping, fuck it.’ I just tried it out. It worked. He like, got me to record and shit. probably like three years ago...
Stefflon Don
Truth on Being a 2018 XXL Freshman: “ Coach called me. I was driving to the studio and he was like, ‘You’ve been chosen.’ I didn’t believe it. Even when I did the video pitch , I didn’t want to post my video. I swear to Go…
Ski Mask The Slump God
Truth on Being a 2018 XXL Freshman: “ I was told I was going to be a XXL Freshman, I was thinking, How am I gonna prepare for this cypher? That was the main thing that I was thinking about ’cause I was like, Oh my god, there’s gonna be so many places that I cann…
J.I.D
J.I.D has landed a spot on the coveted 2018 XXL Freshman Class cover.
Smokepurpp
Smokepurpp has landed a spot on the coveted 2018 XXL Freshman Class cover.
Meet the 2018 XXL Freshman Class
After months of anticipation, XXL is proud to present the 2018 Freshman Class. Welcome Wifisfuneral, Smokepurpp, Lil Pump, BlocBoy JB, Trippie Redd, J.I.D, Stefflon Don, Ski Mask The Slump God and YBN Nahmir.