The hip-hop freshman class was revealed in the anticipated XXL emerging artists issue. Hip-hop fans around the world were excited to see their favorite artists on the cover.

Who graced the cover? Well let us start with the beautiful Mulatto, the only rap female artist that graces the cover alongside NLE Choppa, Polo G, Chika, Baby Keem, Jack Harlow, Rod Wave, Lil Tjay, Calboy, Five Foreign, Lil Keed and 24kGoldn.

The rappers also discussed topics in regards to police brutality, social injustice, and more. The XXL Freshman issue hits stands everywhere on Sept. 1 and includes stories on TikTok’s to highlight hip-hop songs both old and new.



Featured Image obtained from XXL’s official Twitter page