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XXL Freshman - The 10th Spot Voting

XXL 2015 Freshman 10th Spot

If you’re reading this, it’s not too late. After much debate, XXL’s selection of artist’s for the XXL Freshmen 2015 Class is almost a wrap. Now, it’s time for the fans to vote for who you want to see snag a spot on the front cover. The artist with the most votes, who has not already been selected by XXL for the list, will win the Freshmen 10th spot.

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2015's XXL Freshman Class

2015’s XXL Freshman Class

Every year XXL has the same challenge: to pick the new artists that we believe are the stars of tomorrow’s hip-hop. It’s difficult to predict the future but we do our homework. We listen to countless hours of music, meet with aspiring Freshmen every day—multiple times a day—for almost six months, attend a plethora of live performances, visit with artists at different studios and even travel out of town to catch up with them. And we ask everyone we come across who they would pick for the class and why. Then we battle it out in many long closed-door sessions, taking turns writing feverishly on a whiteboard, erasing names, adding them back in then crossing them out until we’ve narrowed it down to the final list.

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