XXL stopped by The Breakfast Club to discuss the 2015 Freshman cover. Featuring DeJ Loaf, Fetty Wap, GoldLink, K Camp, OG Maco, Raury, Shy Glizzy, Tink, Vince Staples and the winner of the fan-voted 10th Spot, Kidd Kidd; editor-in-chief Vanessa Satten and editor, Miranda J. spoke on past covers along with the reasoning behind the selections of this year’s class.

In the interview, the group delves a little deeper into the phenomenon of Freshmen, covering not only prior success stories but also controversies that have popped up over the years. Watch Charlamagne Tha God, DJ Envy, Anglea Yee and the XXL team in the video above.

Check out our Freshmen performing live in New York City at the Best Buy Theater on Tuesday, June 30 and in Los Angeles at the Nokia Theater on Monday, July 13.

Peep the cover and the behind-the-scenes video below:

DeJ Loaf, Fetty Wap, GoldLink, K Camp, OG Maco, Raury, Shy Glizzy, Tink, Vince Staples and 10th Spot winner Kidd Kidd

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