2014-xxl-freshmen

First starting in 2008, XXL Magazine has created a platform and caused many debates with their annual XXL Freshmen list. For the 2014 edition, XXL revealed the twelve artists who will grace the cover on BET’s 106 & Park. Covering all regions across the nation, it includes Chance the Rapper, Rich Homie Quan, Ty Dolla $ign, August Alsina, Troy Ave, and more.

Artists such as Lupe Fiasco, Kendrick Lamar, Meek Mill, Mac Miller, French Montana, YG, Future, Big Sean, Macklemore and more have graced the annual cover. Check out the full list below as an official mixtape hosted by DJ Drama, plus freestyles, interviews and more from each artist will impact online later this month.

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XXL Freshmen 2014 List:

Vic Mensa
Lil’ Bibby
Rich Homie Quan
Chance the Rapper
Isaiah Rashad
Ty Dolla $ign
Jon Connor
August Alsina
Troy Ave
Lil’ Durk
Jarren Benton (People’s Champ Voted By Fans)
Kevin Gates

Previously:
XXL Names the 2013 Freshmen: Action Bronson, ScHoolboy Q, Joey Badass, Travis Scott & More
XXL Names Its 2012 Freshmen: From French to Iggy to MGK to Future and More