XXL's Editor-In-Chief Speaks On 2013 Freshmen (Video)

The "king of controversy" Rob Markman sits down with his former boss at XXL, editor-in-chief Vanessa Satten, to speak on her selections for this year's XXL Freshmen. PREVIOUS: Behind The Scenes Of XXL’s 2013 Freshmen Shoot (Video)

Lil Wayne Covers XXL

For the cover to their upcoming May issue, XXL showcases a live performance shot of Wayne. The cover story will include talks of his touring, favorite show moments, personal pre-show rituals and more.

XXL Explains 2012 Freshmen Class (Video)

XXL’s editor-in-chief Vanessa Satten and writer Jayson Rodriguez stops by Hot97 to chop it up with Cipha Sounds & Rosenberg about this year's Freshman Class. Going into detail about the criteria involved in selecting the artists. Vanessa also explain why A$AP wasn't included, reveals Chip Tha Ripper was lying about declining, states Izzy Azalea making

Your (2)Dope Opinion: Who Would Be Your 2012 Freshmen?

If you watch Hou$e of Lie$, you'd know who Megalyn Echikunwoke is. Trust me, you need to watch Hou$e of Lie$ if only for catching her bucket-nekkid half all the time. We've all seen the list, and we all know we have our own respective opinions on the matter. Now it's your turn: who would

XXL Lists 250 Greatest Hip Hop Songs of the 90's

Lists are always a great way to rile up folks in both a positive and negative way. Obviously no one's list will be the same as the next man, so it always confused me why some people get extremely angry when another person's doesn't quite match up. With all that said, XXL has listed what

XXL 2011 Freshman Class: The Mixtape

As is customary, this year's crop of Freshmen team up with the house of Harris and DJ Whoo Kid to present their 2011 mixtape. The c-section is going to have a field day once they take a look at track 15. Tracklist and link down bottom.