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.

Princess Nokia is the definition of a free spirit with a focused vision. The rapper made her hip-hop debut last year with her rap-centered mixtape 1992. Songs like "Tomboy" prove she's bringing a unique edge to the game. She's created music under various monikers, including Destiny and Wavy Spice, to showcase her talents as a singer as well. As Princess Nokia, her versatility and creativity is boundless, showing an attitude and spark that is both refreshing and honest. Her fearlessness is a rare quality in hip-hop today.

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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