There's no shortage of adjectives to describe these past 12 months. Donald Trump may have assumed the Oval Office—in turn hogging media attention and garnering more headlines than ever before—but perhaps 2017's silver lining is the fact that hip-hop/R&B has become the most consumed genre in the United States. And with that, there were countless unforgettable, bizarre moments in the ever-evolving rap game.

XXL’s 2017 Freshman Class reached new highs (and lows), yesteryear's rap beefs were reheated and a legend was dethroned. If nothing else, it's all been fascinating AF to watch. From the celebratory to the cringe-worthy, the curious to the overall concerning, XXL takes a look back at 10 of the wildest hip-hop moments of 2017.