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.

Looking to represent for Chicago on this year's XXL Freshman class issue is Famous Dex. Hailing from the South Side of the Windy City, the 23-year-old rapper has made quite an impact since first breaking onto the rap scene a few years back. With a strong work ethic, Famous Dex has proved to be a true studio rat, releasing five mixtapes just alone in 2016. A signee on Rich The Kid's Rich Forever Music as well as 300 Entertainment, Famous Dex has established a cult following online that knowns him best for his standout records, “Drip From My Walk,” “I’m Cool” and “Rich Forever."

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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