Head of the Class: What’s the Hottest XXL Freshman Collaboration? [Poll]

Looking back, it’s already been four years since XXL inaugurated its Freshman class series. Since its debut, dubbed “Leaders of the New School” at the time, the annual issue has become a coveted platform for upstart MCs to take their careers to the next level. Some have inevitably fumbled on the opportunity, while others have been able to use the XXL cosign to the fullest.  XXL Freshmen have always operated like frat brothers. It’s not unusual to see spitters from different classes join forces on the mic. Earlier this week, Kendrick Lamar, of this year’s class, released “Hiii Power” produced by J. Cole, a Freshman from last year’s class. XXLMag.com takes a look at the collaborative works created between our Freshman alumnus. Which one is the hottest?— Kai Acevedo and Ralph Bristout

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  • T

    DEFINITELY Change Gonna Come by B.o.B, Charles Hamilton, and Asher Roth.

    • http://www.google.com/ Nelia

      That hits the target dead ctener! Great answer!

  • herbalist

    Fashawn ft. J.Cole – Nothin For the Radio fosho.

  • Diggz

    J Coles verse on Beautiful Bliss > anything else

  • mark

    where’s HiiiPoWeR?
    would’ve definitely been my pick

  • E

    Corey & Charles – Neh Neh Neh

    ASh, BOB & Chuck – Change gon’ come

    Wale n Jole (both tracks) – Beautiful Bliss & You Got It

    Yela, Pill & CyHi – Wish you would REMIX

  • SonicC

    Im Beamin Remix!!!! it has Lupe, Blu, B.o.B, Asher Roth, Charles Hamilton, Diggy..all XXL freshmans!

    • T

      It had non-freshmen like Dosage and The Cool Kids.

      • SonicC

        well thats right, still it is the hotters collabo beetween freshmans, along side Change Gonna Come

  • Motta

    should had a better selection of tracks
    wale ft wiz khalifa the breeze was a good collabo

    • http://www.bing.com/ Gracye

      This piece was a lfaiejcket that saved me from drowning.

      • http://www.bing.com/ Chynna

        You’re the gerastet! JMHO

  • Trey

    HiiiPoWeR!!!!!!!!!! my nigga kendrick and j. cole

  • ff1one@yahoo.com


    J. Cole need to drop his classic asap. WTF hova. F da politics.


    Charles Hamiltion is too talented. its sad to hear him spit.

    • hiphophead

      cosign. all of it

    • kidnothing


  • BOI!!



    Vagina is for lovers……WALE, J.COLE, AND CURRENSY

    That was creative and just good music…

  • pat

    come on how does no one pay attention ta tha yelawolf pill and donnis track that shit was fly well except for donnis

  • kidnothing

    Uhhh, I’m Beamin Remix, Is There Any Love(wale & cudi), Relaxation (J.cole & Fashawn). Theres too many dope ones they missed to count.

  • Adrian Simental

    I wish (remix) > everything else