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 preparation for his new album, Loso’s Way 2: Rise To Power (Def Jam), which drops later this year.

Also in the issue, there are interviews with some of today’s hottest artists including 2 Chainz, Ace Hood, Chance The Rapper, Macklemore, The RZA and Joey Bada$$ plus more. XXL Special Edition #2 comes with two sampler CDs filled with fresh bangers from artists like Joey Bada$$, Ghostface Killah, Prodigy, Tony Touch and others on the times, rhymes & beats sampler, while on SaLaAm ReMI Presents Summer Jams ’13, you can find razor-sharp cuts featuring various artists from Louder Than Life, ReMIFa Music and Flying Buddha Records.

XXL Special Edition #2 hits Best Buy stores nationwide and today, August 6.