XXL Freshman 2016 is coming and the freshman hopefuls are gearing up to possibly make this year’s class. With the 10th Spot voting happening now, we have to let the potentials tell us why they should appear on this year’s cover.

Next up Anderson .Paak. Although the rapper has been on the scene for awhile now, his recent endeavors have taken his career to new heights. In January of 2016, the singer inked a deal with Aftermath Entertainment garnering a co-sign from one of hip-hop's top playmakers, Dr. Dre.  His two recent projects The Anderson .Paak EP and Malibu have received raving reviews. Not to mention, his six appearances on Compton: A Soundtrack by Dr. DreWatch above as Anderson tells us why he should appear on the coveted XXL Freshman list.

The 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 to XXL’s YouTube page to check out The 2015 XXL Freshman Class, which featured Fetty Wap, DeJ Loaf, GoldLink, K Camp, OG Maco, Raury, Shy Glizzy, Tink, Vince Staples, and Kidd Kidd.

Watch some of the other Freshman pitches below. To watch all Freshman 2016 videos that have been released, click here.

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