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.

Lajan Slim is one of the hottest rappers coming out of Florida. After dropping his track "Haitians" early last year, he signed a deal with Def Jam via G.O.O.D. Music and released his debut mixtape, Hood Olympian. Since then, Lajan Slim has been working hard, dropping three tracks at the top of the year, “Back At It,” “Knee Deep” and “Snapping and Scopping.” Check out the 22-year-old’s interview with XXL 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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