issue 158

Surprise Albums Are Still the Trend in Hip-Hop
Changes Hip-hop has finally found a new way to release albums. Words Sidney Madden Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the Spring 2015 issue of XXL Magazine. Don't miss our cover stories on Meek Mill and Rick Ross right here...
Chairman’s Choice: New Releases From King Drive and Open Mike Eagle
Chairman's Choice: King Drive, Open Mike Eagle Words Chairman Mao Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the Spring 2015 issue of XXL Magazine. Don't miss our cover stories on Meek Mill and Rick Ross right here. King Drive hail from Chicago but clearly worship at the altar of NYC street sounds of yore...
Studio Time: Waka Flocka Flame Breaks Down Tracks From His New Album
Related: Meek Mill and Waka Flocka Flame Respond to Donald Trump’s Comments on Baltimore Riots Waka Flocka Flame Wants To Buy Out His Contract With Atlantic Records Waka Flocka Flame Says His Beef With Gucci Mane is “Under The Rug” Waka Flocka Flame Is Running for President Waka Flocka Flame Reads ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’
Behind the Boards with Gucci Mane’s Engineer Sean Paine
Behind The Boards: Sean Paine Gucci Mane's go-to engineer tells how Guwop keeps the streets flooded from behind bars. Words Dan Rys Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the Spring 2015 issue of XXL Magazine. Don't miss our cover stories on Meek Mill and Rick Ross right here...
Doin’ Lines With Young Buck
Doin' Lines: Young Buck The G-Unit soldier fills in the blanks. As told to Emmanuel C.M. Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the Spring 2015 issue of XXL Magazine. Don't miss our cover stories on Meek Mill and Rick Ross right here...
XXL Links With Hip-Hop’s New Favorite Duo Rae Sremmurd
All Things Go Two brothers from Tupelo, Miss. dominate as hip-hop’s most popular new duo. Words kris ex Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the Spring 2015 issue of XXL Magazine. Don't miss our cover stories on Meek Mill and Rick Ross right here...
Charles Hamilton Is Nervous About Getting Back Into Music
What's Happenin': Charles Hamilton Once chalked up as a waste of his considerable talent, Charles Hamilton is back with a new label deal and a fresh approach. Words Dan Rys Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the Spring 2015 issue of XXL Magazine...
Murs Interviews Tech N9ne
Pay Attention Two of hip-hop’s finest, Tech N9ne and Murs, chop it up before hopping on tour. Images Samantha Levi Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the Spring 2015 issue of XXL Magazine. Don't miss our cover stories on Meek Mill and Rick Ross right here...
Eye Candy: Jhonni Blaze
Look At Me Meet Jhonni Blaze, the latest breakout star from Love & Hip Hop: New York. You’re welcome. Interview Sean A. Malcolm Images Ahmed Klink Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the Spring 2015 issue of XXL Magazine featuring Meek Mill and Rick Ross on the cover. ...

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