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Drake On The Cover Of XXL’s 150th Issue
XXL celebrates a very special issue this month: It’s the magazine’s 150th and  16th anniversary issue and Drake’s first solo cover. Yeah, it’s a big deal, and this is a great issue. It’s been 16 years since Jay Z an…
‘XXL Special Edition #2′ Features Fabolous On The Cover
For the second time Best Buy, Red Distribution and XXL have teamed up for an installment of the XXL Special Edition, which features Grammy-nominated rapper Fabolous on the cover. In the story, Fab discusses his current career status as one of New York’s leading MCs and his preparatio…
Pusha T Gets It – XXL Issue 149
Get It
The much-anticipated solo debut from Pusha T is nearly here.
Words Alex Gale
Images Jimmy Fontaine
Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the July/August 2013 issue of XXL Magazine.
“RIGHT NOW, KANYE! RIGHT NOW...
Kevin Liles’ Position Of Power – XXL Issue 149
Position Of Power
Kevin Liles is way more than an ex-label head and savvy businessman—he’s hip-hop’s biggest believer.
Words kris ex
Images Dustin Cohen
Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the July/August 2013 issue of XXL Magazine...
T.I. Builds His Empire – XXL Issue 149
T.I.
With all the drama behind him, T.I. is focused on building his empire.
Words Neil Martinez-Belkin
Images Jonathan Mannion
Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the July/August 2013 issue of XXL Magazine. This is part three of the three-part story with Lil Wayne, T...
2 Chainz Charges It To The Game – XXL Issue 149
2 Chainz
Thanks to a name change and a relentless work ethic, 2 Chainz is now a bonafide star. Charge it to the game.
Words Ralph Bristout
Images Jonathan Mannion
Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the July/August 2013 issue of XXL Magazine...
Who’s That Girl? — XXL Issue 149
Who's That Girl?
We end speculation and false reports and finally put a name to the beautiful lady in Drake’s latest clip.
Words Sean A. Malcolm
Images Sarah McColgan
Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the July/August 2013 issue of XXL Magazine...
Lil Wayne On Top – XXL Issue 149
Standing Ovation
Three hip-hop powerhouses hit the road in a tour of epic proportions.
Images Jonathan Mannion
Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the July/August 2013 issue of XXL Magazine. This is part one of the three-part story with Lil Wayne, T...

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