XXL Freshman 2016 is coming and the freshman hopefuls are gearing up to possibly make this year’s class. With the 10th Spot voting happening now, we have to let the potentials tell us why they should appear on this year’s cover.

Next up, Tsu Surf. The Newark, N.J. bred rapper is known for his lyricism and is mostly known on the battle rap circuit. He recently has started to make waves outside the competitive circuit and is attempting to broaden his fanbase. His recent mixtape Newark received an outpour of notoriety and included features from Joe Budden, Jadakiss, Styles P, Emanny, Manolo Rose, and Louie V Gutta. Watch above as he tells us why he should appear on the coveted XXL Freshman list.

The 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 to XXL’s YouTube page to check out The 2015 XXL Freshman Class, which featured Fetty Wap, DeJ Loaf, GoldLink, K Camp, OG Maco, Raury, Shy Glizzy, Tink, Vince Staples, and Kidd Kidd.

Watch some of the other Freshman pitches below. To watch all Freshman 2016 videos that have been released, click here.

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