Lil Yachty Plans to Master the Art of DJing: “I’ll Be Good in No Time”
Yachty has big plans.
Juice Wrld Drives Full Speed to the Top of the Charts
Juice Wrld's rise to hip-hop fame is no fluke. His ascent up the charts proves emo rap has found its rightful place once again.
Boosie BadAzz Proves He Can Survive Just About Anything
From prison terms to family-turned-foes, Boosie BadAzz has weathered the storm humbly. Ten albums deep and the talented rapper just keeps pushing.
Big K.R.I.T.’s Journey to ‘4eva Is a Mighty Long Time’ Album Begins With a Groundbreaking …
Big K.R.I.T. talks with XXL about his '4eva Is a Mighty Long Time' album, working with Mannie Fresh, overcoming depression and fighting against racism.
Stalley Focuses on Growing His Brand After Parting Ways With Maybach Music Group
Stalley opens up to XXL about parting ways with Maybach Music Group, his current relationship with Rick Ross and his new EP, 'Tell the Truth: Shame the Devil.'
Cardi B Performs “Bodak Yellow” at 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards
Cardi B hits the stage at the 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards.
Tupac Shakur Photographer Sues Kendall and Kylie Jenner for Using His Photos of the Rapper…
A photographer is suing Kendall and Kylie Jenner for using his photos of Tupac and placing them on their T-shirts to sell.
2017 XXL Freshman Class: Generation Next
After months of anticipation, XXL is proud to present the long-awaited 2017 XXL Freshman Class, featuring Kamaiyah, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, PnB Rock, Madeintyo, Playboi Carti, Aminé, Kap G, Kyle, Ugly God and 10th Spot winner XXXTentacion.
Troy Ave Shot Twice While Sitting in a Maserati in New York
Troy Ave was shot while on his way to visit family in Brooklyn for Christmas.
Rihanna’s “Work” Featuring Drake Wins Favorite Soul/R&B Song at 2016 American Music Awards
Drake earns another 2016 American Music Awards win for Favorite Soul/R&B Song for Rihanna's "Work."
Lil Kim Shares Untold Stories About the Making of Her Debut Album ‘Hard Core’
Lil Kim takes a look back at the making of her debut album and how it catapulted her from local Brooklyn rapper to a global hip-hop icon.
Desiigner Performs “Timmy Turner” at 2016 BET Hip Hop Awards
Desiigner hit the stage at the BET Hip Hop Awards to perform his 2016 XXL Freshman freestyle "Timmy Turner."