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.

Nebu Kiniza has a few valid accolades that can make him a serious contender for this year's XXL Freshman class issue. The 22-year-old rapper by way of Atlanta has been steadily grinding since 2011. Releasing standout tracks like "The Grind" and "Steez," during the early part of his career, Nebu went on to release his biggest hit to date with the smash single, "Gassed Up." With the record currently at 55 million plays on SoundCloud and the music video registering over three million views, the track is still buzzing nationwide. Looking to continue creating catchy tunes and memorable hooks, Nebu has a bright future in the music business. Check our our interview with him for XXL's 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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