HIP-HOP ON A HIGHER LEVEL
Cole Bennett Excels in Capturing a New Generation of Internet Rap Stars
From videos featuring Lil Pump and Smokepurpp to Ski Mask The Slump God and more, Chicago native Cole Bennett is capturing a new generation of internet rap stars as a music video director.
J.I.D’s Years of Hard Work Have Finally Paid Off by Sticking to His Roots
J.I.D is known for being organic and sticking to his roots. Now, his hard work has finally paid off.
Trippie Redd Aims to Prevail at Everything in His Career
Trippie Redd wants to get better and prevail at everything he does, including his career in hip-hop.
G-Eazy Solidifies His Spot in Hip-Hop With “No Limit”
G-Eazy graces the cover of XXL's Spring Issue while securing his position in hip-hop.
21 Savage and G-Eazy Cover XXL Magazine’s Spring 2018 Issue
21 Savage and G-Eazy are XXL Magazine's latest cover stars for the spring 2018 issue. The rappers mark a fresh step into a new season with exclusive interviews.
34 Former XXL Freshmen Reflect on How Being Picked for the Cover Affected Their Careers
Thirty-four past XXL Freshmen speak on their best memories of the shoots and what the cover meant for their careers.
Here’s a Look at the 2016 XXL Freshman Report Card
What happened with the XXL Freshman class of 2016? Take a look back at the success of Lil Yachty, 21 Savage, Lil Uzi Vert and more with the 2016 XXL Year-End Report Card.