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XXL Freshmen 2015 class & NYC show announced; Vince Staples opening Pusha T’s House of Vans show
XXL Freshmen 2015 class & NYC show announced; Vince Staples opening Pusha T’s House of Vans show
After a long wait, it's finally Freshman season again and today, XXL is proud to reveal our highly-anticipated 2015 XXL Freshman Class. This year, we're presenting 10 up-and-coming rappers who we feel, collectively and individually, are defining the new wave of hip-hop...
The FADER list their favorite tracks of 2014
The FADER list their favorite tracks of 2014
The FADER always has some year-end coverage, but for the past 15 years they didn't publish a ranked year-end list. This year however, they ranked their 116 favorite songs of 2014 (find out why) and it's a diverse list that manages to sing the praises of iLoveMakonnen, Tinashe, Alex G, Florida Georgia Line, Enrique Iglesias, Bleachers, Ricky Eat Acid, YG, Toni Braxton & Babyface, Nothing, Grimes, Parquet Courts, Run the Jewels and Grouper all in the same damn list...
hip hop roundup: Danny Brown, Drake, Eve, Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth, Nick Speed, Blitz, Stalley, Gunplay, Bilal & more
hip hop roundup: Danny Brown, Drake, Eve, Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth, Nick Speed, Blitz, Stalley, Gunplay, Bilal & more
Danny Brown's Old is one of the most anticipated rap albums of the year, and while holding your breath for a rap release is never a good idea (we've got our fingers crossed for that September 30 release date though), we're feeling one step closer to Old actually seeing the light of day, now that it's officially got album artw...