XXL Freshman Class of 2014 has finally been revealed. Our seventh anniversary lineup includes 12 artists who are breaking new ground in hip-hop.
XXL‘s Dirty Dozen: Chance the Rapper, Isaiah Rashad, Ty Dolla $ign, Rich Homie Quan, Vic Mensa, August Alsina, Troy Ave, Kevin Gates, Lil Bibby, Jon Connor, Lil Durk, and as voted by YOU, our 10 spot winner and the People’s Champ, Jarren Benton.
The XXL staff was on hand to exclusively reveal the XXL Freshmen 2014 cover on BET’s 106 & Park Monday evening (May 5). Watch the episode below, including performances by some of our cover stars and check out the Twitter reactions of the cover.
Watch 106 & Park: Presenting Your 2014 XXL Freshmen Class