Over the past few years, hip-hop has witnessed a resurgence of the group. From boutique label squads like YMCMB and G.O.O.D. Music to cliqued-up entities like OFWGKTA and the A$AP Mob, groups have become a revitalized industry standard, offering lead solo acts to showcase their respective movements in full.

Now, XXL introduces you to one of hip-hop's most buzzed-about and fastest-rising crews Two-9. With a trap-heavy sound and punk rock aesthetic, the Atlanta collective has carved its a niche for itself as a raucous and sonically diverse group of up-and-comers with influences ranging from A Tribe Called Quest to N.W.A to even Elton John. Check out our introduction to every member of the group after the jump. —Sean Ryon (@wallysean)