XXL Magazine Winter, 2018 Migos Cover


XXL Magazine Spring 2019 Dreamville

J. Cole has been building his Dreamville Records for the past 12 years, launching the label in 2007. Now cole and the entire Dreamville roster—Bas, Cozz, EarthGang, J. I. D, lute, omen and ari lennox—grace the cover of XXL magazine's spring 2019 issue. The dreamville crew took a break from rap camp at atlanta's Tree Sound Studios in January, to squad up for the cover, where they were recording songs for the Revenge of the Dreamers III compilation, shot by photographer Jonathan Mannion.

It's finally formed into his full vision and the squad is ready to make its mark in hip-hop.

XXL Magazine Fall, 2018 Meek Mill

Xxl magazine fall, 2018 meek Mill, as seen at Whoa Books.


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XXL Magazine Summer 2019, The 2019 Freshman Issue

The 2019 xxl freshman Class is here. We talk to everyone we possibly can-industry tastemakers, our friends, rappers, the guy working at the corner store, fellow hip-hop heads, whoever-to get their input on who they think should be picked for the class. This year's freshman class includes 11 artists: East Saint Louis, Ill.

S comethazine, compton's roddy ricch, suitland, Philadelphia's Tierra Whack, Charlotte, North Carolina's DaBaby, Seattle's Lil Mosey, Md. S ybn cordae, Jacksonville, Fla. S yk osiris, Largo, Md. S rico nasty, atlanta's gunna, houston's Megan Thee Stallion and the 10th Spot winner, Los Angeles' Blueface. Thanks to the internet, the hip-hop fans, social media and, more importantly, XXL Freshman has increased in popularity year after year.

Then we argue it out as a staff and narrow down the list. Now in its 12th year, the xxl freshman franchise has consistently embraced hip-hop's rising stars and helped push them to the forefront of the culture. The wait is officially over. The decision on which artists enter the XXL Freshman Class comes together the same way as when it first started.

In addition to the 2019 freshman class, hip-hop junkie conversation with pop star billie eilish, blac youngsta, the xxl magazine summer 2019 issue also includes a look back at last year's Freshmen, a compelling narrative on whether Jay-Z should consider running for president, in memoriam honors for XXXTentacion, Ugly God, Nipsey Hussle and Mac Miller from their fellow Freshman classmates, the history of the letter X in hip-hop, interviews with Lil Bibby, Lil Yachty, Freddie Gibbs and more.

The Source Magazine Issue #274 2019 Special Edition: The Annual Power 30 Issue


The Autobiography of Gucci Mane

For the first time Gucci Mane tells his extraordinary story in his own words. The new york times bestselling memoir from the legendary Gucci Mane spares no detail in this “cautionary tale that ends in triumph” GQ. It is “as wild, unpredictable, and fascinating as the man himself” Complex. The platinum-selling recording artist began writing his remarkable autobiography in a federal maximum security prison.

He was sober, focused, smiling, and positive—a far cry from the Gucci Mane of years past. A critically acclaimed classic, the autobiography of Gucci Mane “provides incredible insight into one of the most influential rappers of the last decade, detailing a volatile and fascinating life. By the end, every reader will have a greater understanding of Gucci Mane, the man and the musician” Pitchfork.

. Released in 2016, he emerged radically transformed.

XXL Magazine Summer, 2018 2018 Freshman Class Issue


Phat Puffs Issue 14 2019

Phat puffs issue 14, as seen at Whoa Books.

XXL Magazine Winter 2019 Travis Scott cover

Check out some quotes from La Flame's cover story in this print issue. Travis scott writes his own story for xxl magazine's winter 2019 Issue---- The Winter 2019 issue of XXL Magazine features a special cover and exclusive article with Travis Scott. The rap star writes his own story for the magazine and touches on several topics including his recently released label compilation Jack Boys, today's hip-hop, being a dad, life as a celebrity, his music and more.