Before the 2018 XXL Freshman class will be revealed this summer, the Freshman hopefuls are here to show and prove why they deserve a spot in this year’s class. The 10th Spot voting has officially launched, which means hip-hop's rising newcomers are vying for a spot on the 2018 XXL Freshman cover.

Caleb Brown is a talented Baton Rouge rapper making thoughtful hip-hop and sharing his gifts with the world. Last year, he dropped his mixtape All Dawgs Go to Heaven 2, a video paying homage to the late and great Pimp C and a collab project with Jose Xavier. More recently, he shared his blistering Idk-collaboration "Bleublk" and the video "Hangin',"  which has a shocking twist at the end. With more music on the way, Caleb Brown is dedicated to keeping the fans full .

Now that you've watched his 2018 XXL Freshman pitch below, it's time to vote. The 2018 XXL Freshman 10th Spot will run for one week. This is where the public gets the chance to vote an artist into the XXL Freshman Class. Go here to make your vote count for your favorite artist.

Once you've voted, head over to XXL’s YouTube page to take a look back at the 2017 XXL Freshman Class, which featured A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Aminé, Kap G, Kamaiyah, Kyle, Madeintyo, Playboi Carti, PnB Rock, Ugly God and 10th spot winner XXXTentacion.

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