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.

Sir The Baptist blends soul, hip-hop, R&B, jazz, doo-wop, pop and gospel throughout his music. His songs like “What We Got” have reached the ears of some big names in the industry, including Jay Z, who praised the Chicago rapper at the 2016 Made in America Festival. Never the one to bite his tongue, Sir took on a President Donald Trump look-alike during his incredible performance at AfroPunk last year. The Atlantic Records signee is gearing up to release his full-length debut project, PK: Preacher’s Kid, shortly. Read our interview with Sir in 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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