On Tuesday, everyone had and shared their opinion on XXL’s annual Freshman cover. Since 2007, the publication has featured young artist on the rise that they feel have been making moves and are on their way to being big (sound like a party that happens in Seattle each year in Jan…?). The list built its credibility by featuring names like J. Cole, Big Sean, Nipsey Hussle, Wiz Khalifa, Macklemore, Future, ScHoolboy Q and the list goes on. The cover has caused more controversy over the recent years though due to the rise of social media (everyone has a damn opinion) + music, artist and trends are simply evolving.
Who did The Blow Up think deserved a spot on this years cover? (A few of our choices made the actual cover.) Read below:
What are your thoughts? Do you agree with XXL? Us? Who do you think deserved a spot? Comment now!