issue 157

Doin’ Lines With Rich Homie Quan
Doin' Lines: Rich Homie Quan RHQ fills in the blanks. As told to Emmanuel C.M. Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the Winter 2014 issue of XXL Magazine. 1. Best pickup line I ever used to pick up a chick was, "Let me get your phone number...
Yelawolf Says Fatherhood is a Serious Challenge
The Foundation Yelawolf explains what it's like to be a hip-hop dad. As told to Emmanuel C.M. Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the Winter 2014 issue of XXL Magazine. Yelawolf: I didn’t have a father. My dad was 86ed when I popped out...
Show And Prove: Dreamville’s Cozz Is Building His Credibility
Show And Prove: Cozz Words Emmanuel C.M. Show & Prove is our section in the magazine where we highlight which artists are hot in hip-hop now. Many who have appeared in S&P have gone on to launch successful music careers. Here is the story of Cozz from our Winter 2014 issue featuring Kendrick Lamar on the cover, available on newsstands now. Wit...
Show And Prove: Dej Loaf Is More Than Just “Try Me”
Show And Prove: Dej Loaf Words Miranda J. Show & Prove is our section in the magazine where we highlight which artists are hot in hip-hop now. Many who have appeared in S&P have gone on to launch successful music careers. Here is the story of Dej Loaf from our Winter 2014 issue featuring Kendrick Lamar on the cover, available on newsstands now. Wha...
Show And Prove: OG Maco Is Ready To Take Over Hip-Hop
Show And Prove: OG Maco Words Miranda J. Show & Prove is our section in the magazine where we highlight which artists are hot in hip-hop now. Many who have appeared in S&P have gone on to launch successful music careers. Here is the story of OG Maco from our Winter 2014 issue featuring Kendrick Lamar on the cover, available on newsstands now. OG ...
Big K.R.I.T. Is Good At Separating Business And Music
Told You So With his sophomore album, Cadillactica, finally in stores, BIG K.R.I.T. is staking his claim for the title of King Of The South. Interview Dan Rys Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the Winter 2014 issue of XXL Magazine, on stands now...
T.I. Didn’t Feel Comfortable Sampling Jay Z On “Bring Em Out”
Classic Material: T.I.'s "Bring Em Out" As told to Dan Rys Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the Winter 2014 issue of XXL Magazine, on stands now. In October 2004, T.I. dropped the song “Bring Em Out,” the lead single from his second album for Atlantic Records, Urban Legend...
Logic Wants To Claim His Spot In Hip-Hop History
Pay Attention With a big first album, dope rhymes and serious determination, hip-hop heads have only just begun to see Logic shine Words Jeff Weiss Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the Winter 2014 issue of XXL Magazine, on stands now...

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