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.

Up next, Cousin Stizz. A co-sign from Drake started it all when videos of Drake celebrating his birthday in 2014 with the rapper’s “Shoutout” track blaring in the background surfaced. Fast forward to 2015 and the Dorchester, Mass. native released his Suffolk County mixtape, a move that began to heighten his buzz  once again. Watch above as he 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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