Today, XXL unleashed their 10th annual Freshman cover. Set to hit stands July 4th, the cover features Bay Area’s Kamaiyah, The Bronx’s A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Philadelphia’s PnB Rock, Tokyo’s own Madeintyo, Atlanta native Playboi Carti, Portland’s Aminé, Atlanta’s Kap G, Ventura, Calif.’s Kyle; Houston’s Ugly God and the 10th Spot winner, XXXTentacion.
Throughout the next six weeks, XXL will be releasing a slew of freestyles, interviews, and cyphers in order for fans to get to know the artists. The collective will be performing at the XXL Freshman Show at the Playstation Theater in New York City June 28th and in Los Angeles July 14 at The Novo.
Check out the behind the scenes photoshoot below.