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.

If you follow the hip-hop collective Divine Council, then you know about $ilk Money. The Richmond, Va. native made a name for himself, along with his brethren, in 2016. They signed to Epic Records and struck gold with singles like "Dick in Da Dope," "BDSB" and "Decemba," which earned a remix from André 3000. Silk and Divine Council have released an EP, Council Worldand went on a national tour with Young Thug and 21 Savage. Read up on $ilk in XXL's The Break to get more familiar with him.

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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