Before the 2018 XXL Freshman class will be revealed this summer, the Freshman hopefuls are here to show and prove why they deserve a spot in this year’s class. The 10th Spot voting has officially launched, which means hip-hop's rising newcomers are vying for a spot on the 2018 XXL Freshman cover.

This overseas sensation has already gained an insurmountable amount of success in the States, and she goes by the name Stefflon Don. The female spitter infuses West Indian sounds in her music thanks to her Jamaican upbringing, and is no stranger to collaborating with huge artists like French Montana and Lil Yachty. Her tracks "Real Ting" and "16 Shots" have made her a household name in her hometown of London, and her rapper collabs "Better" with Lil Yachty and "Hurtin Me" with French Montana have made her a hot commodity in the U.S. Get to know more about her in XXL's The Break.

Now that you've heard her 2018 XXL Freshman pitch below, it's time to vote. The 2018 XXL Freshman 10th Spot 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 make your vote count for your favorite artist.

Once you've voted, head over to XXL’s YouTube page to take a look back at the 2017 XXL Freshman Class, which featured A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Aminé, Kap G, Kamaiyah, Kyle, Madeintyo, Playboi Carti, PnB Rock, Ugly God and 10th spot winner XXXTentacion.

And watch all the 2018 XXL Freshman pitch videos that have been released on XXL's YouTube page here.

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