Here are the selections for XXL’s 9th annual list of “the new crop of future hip-hop stars”:

  • Anderson .Paak (Oxnard, CA)
  • 21 Savage (Atlanta, GA)
  • Kodak Black (Pompano Beach, FL)
  • Lil Uzi Vert (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Lil Dicky (Cheltenham Township, PA)
  • Dave East (Harlem, NY)
  • Denzel Curry (Carol City, FL)
  • Desiigner (Brooklyn, NY)
  • G Herbo (Chicago, IL)
  • Lil Yachty (Atlanta, GA)

The magazine hits newsstands on June 28, the same day as a concert being held by many of the featured freshmen.

Heres some behind-the-scenes footage from the cover shoot.