The 2017 XXL Freshman class will be revealed this summer and now the Freshman hopefuls are here to show and prove why they deserve a spot in this year’s class. The 10th spot voting is happening now, so each of the potential Freshman are letting you know why they should appear on the 2017 XXL Freshman cover.

Caleborate is a rising MC out of Berkeley, Calif., who's been releasing quality, honest music for the last few years. He first caught people's attention in 2015, with his album, Hella Good. But the hype began to bubble in 2016, after Caleb released his stellar 1993 LP and his “Options” single, which has over 1 million plays on Spotify. This year, Caleborate is gearing up to release a few projects so keep an eye out for new heat. To learn more about the budding MC, check out our interview with him for The Break.

The 10th spot voting for 2017 XXL Freshman will run for one week. This is where the public gets the chance to vote an artist into the XXL Freshman Class. Go here to the 10th spot voting page to make your vote count for your favorite artist.

Head over to XXL’s YouTube page to check out the 2016 XXL Freshman Class, which featured Lil Yachty, Dave East, Kodak Black, Anderson .Paak, Desiigner, Lil Dicky, 21 Savage, Lil Uzi Vert, Denzel Curry and G Herbo.

And watch all the 2017 XXL Freshman pitch videos that have been released on XXL's YouTube page here.

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