The 2010 XXL Freshman Class has proved to be one of the most successful in recent years. After appearing on our list, Wiz Khalifa, J. Cole, Big Sean and others have gone on to headline global tours and sell millions of records.

Click below to view our 2010 XXL Freshman feature in full, as we introduced Nipsey Hu$$le, OJ Da Juiceman, Wiz Khalifa, Pill, J. Cole, Freddie Gibbs, Jay Rock, Fashawn, Donnis and Big Sean. Click the image below to read the original article on the 2010 XXL Freshman from XXL magazines April 2010 issue.

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