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Wale Heads MTV VMA House Band

XXL Freshman alum Wale and his go-go band UCB have been confirmed as the house band for the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards next month, reports the Associated Press. Wale will be joining Jay-Z, Beyonce, Green Day, Taylor Swift and Lady ...

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FEATURE: Blueprint

For our 12th Anniversary issue, XXL came up with a 12 Step Program for rappers to improve their chances in this ailing music industry. Steps included: Negotiate a contract that makes sense for you, do your own marketing, and stay ...

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XXL is Looking for Video Interns

College Students now is your chance. is looking for video interns for the fall semester. Interested parties will have hands-on experience in new media, documentary and commercial production from pre-production to post-production. Responsibilities will vary on a per project basis ...

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