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.