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E3 2014: Playstation Press Conference Coverage

Sony hosted a press event at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles yesterday, where the company shared the latest details on their current console frontrunner PlayStation 4. Of course XXL was in the middle of all the action and we have you covered on the most recent updates on PlayStation…
Master P Was Not Aware Of Custody Court Date That Cost Him His Kids
With news that Master P recently lost custody of his four minor children due to skipping out on a court date, the rapper now comes with with his version of what transpired. Unveiling that  not he not only missed out on the court date but was unaware of that the hearing was even taking place, Master …
BET Releases A ‘Music Matters’ Compilation Series
BET has enlisted some help for its new artist program Music Matters. Thanks to its new partnership with Louder Than Life/Red Associated Labels the network will launch a compilation album series, BET Presents Music Matters Vol. 1. It will feature new music from Bid Sean, Mack Wilds, Miguel and others…
Waka Flocka Opens Up About His Brother’s Death
Waka Flock allowed the cameras of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta to catch a very intimate moment pertaining to him and his family. While the show is known for sextapes, relationship issues and baby mama drama, it’s rare that it touches on a topic as sensitive as suicide.
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Hip-Hop Has Plenty Of Fights On The Basketball Court
The professional sport that has the closet ties with hip-hop is undoubtedly basketball. Just look at every NBA all-star weekend. Rappers flock to the weekend long event to stunt, play ball and have a good time. However, their instances where the hardwood can be a place of chaos...
A Guide To Chicago’s Hip-Hop Scene
When XXL released its 2014 Freshmen Cover last month, one of the biggest talking points among hip-hop fans was the strong presence of Chicago rappers. With Chance The Rapper, Lil Bibby, Lil Durk and Vic Mensa all making our list this year, it marked the first time in the cover's seven-year history t…
Kevin Gates Performs “Posed To Be In Love” At First NYC Show
Last night during the XXL Freshman concert at Best Buy Theater, Kevin Gates announced it was the first time he ever performed in NYC. While many of the audience members were just getting introduced to Gates, the Baton Rouge native fought through his nerves and delivered his songs without much hesita…
11 Memorable Moments From The 2014 XXL Freshmen Show In NYC
Photography By: Lauren Gesswein
The Freshmen Live Tour 2014 is our showcase of upcoming talent featuring Chance The Rapper, Rich Homie Quan, Isaiah Rashad, Ty Dolla $ign, Lil Durk, Kevin Gates, Troy Ave, Vic Mensa, Lil Bibby, Jon Connor, Jarren Benton and August Alsina...

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