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XXL Magazine Summer 2019, The 2019 Freshman IssueXXL Magazine #ad - We talk to everyone we possibly can-industry tastemakers, rappers, the guy working at the corner store, fellow hip-hop heads, our friends, whoever-to get their input on who they think should be picked for the class. Then we argue it out as a staff and narrow down the list. The 2019 xxl freshman Class is here.
. This year's freshman class includes 11 artists: East Saint Louis, Ill. S comethazine, north carolina's dababy, suitland, Philadelphia's Tierra Whack, Seattle's Lil Mosey, Charlotte, Compton's Roddy Ricch, 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.
XXL Magazine Summer 2019, The 2019 Freshman Issue #ad - 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, interviews with lil bibby, the xxl magazine summer 2019 issue also includes a look back at last year's Freshmen, Lil Yachty, Hip-Hop Junkie conversation with pop star Billie Eilish, Blac Youngsta, in memoriam honors for XXXTentacion, the history of the letter X in hip-hop, Nipsey Hussle and Mac Miller from their fellow Freshman classmates, Ugly God, a compelling narrative on whether Jay-Z should consider running for president, Freddie Gibbs and more.
Thanks to the internet, the hip-hop fans, social media and, more importantly, XXL Freshman has increased in popularity year after year. The wait is officially over. 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.
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XXL Magazine Spring 2019 DreamvilleXXL Magazine #ad - Cole has been building his Dreamville Records for the past 12 years, launching the label in 2007. The dreamville crew took a break from rap camp at atlanta's Tree Sound Studios in January, where they were recording songs for the Revenge of the Dreamers III compilation, to squad up for the cover, shot by photographer Jonathan Mannion.
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. J. It's finally formed into his full vision and the squad is ready to make its mark in hip-hop.
Empire State of Mind: How Jay Z Went from Street Corner to Corner Office, Revised EditionPortfolio #ad - Now updated and revised—from forbes senior editor, a compelling portrait of American rapper Jay Z and his rise from the Brooklyn projects to the top of the business world. Also bearing witness are the artists who worked alongside him, including J. Jay z’s life is a blueprint for any hustler, businessperson, and entrepreneur who seeks to build something spectacular.
How exactly did he do it? forbes senior editor zack O’Malley Greenburg reveals the story of Jay Z’s legendary rise from the Marcy Projects of Brooklyn to stages and corner offices worldwide. Portfolio. A modern-day king midas, everything he touches—sports bars, record labels, streaming services, and cognac—turns to gold.
Empire State of Mind: How Jay Z Went from Street Corner to Corner Office, Revised Edition #ad - He draws on over 100 interviews with those who knew jay z from the beginning: his classmates at George Westinghouse High School; the childhood friend who got him into the drug trade; and the DJ who convinced him to stop dealing and focus on the music. Cole and Alicia Keys. Only a handful of people embody the legacy of hip-hop and entrepreneurship like Jay Z.
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The Autobiography of Gucci ManeSimon & Schuster #ad - The new york times bestselling memoir from the legendary Gucci Mane spares no detail in this “cautionary tale that ends in triumph” GQ. The platinum-selling recording artist began writing his remarkable autobiography in a federal maximum security prison. 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. He was sober, focused, smiling, and positive—a far cry from the Gucci Mane of years past. For the first time Gucci Mane tells his extraordinary story in his own words.
The Autobiography of Gucci Mane #ad - It is “as wild, unpredictable, and fascinating as the man himself” Complex. Portfolio.