The wait is over guys, the 2019 XXL Freshman Class had been released. Therefore, the notorious list of around 10 people for being a list of the most promising rising stars in Hip-Hop. Without doubt, every year, there are many predictions about who could make the list, but nonetheless, there’s always surprises that always throws few for a loop.
The 2019 List..
This year’s freshman class list includes:
Megan Thee Stallion
Subsequently, the freshman class was revealed with a relatively positive reaction. The list is diverse with a mix of artist with songs that are played on the radio nationally like Blueface, DaBaby, and Gunna, lyricist- YBN Cordae, yet shining light on Nico Nasty with trap metal and euphonious R&B singer-rapper YK Osiris, along with street rapper Roddy Ricch, this list is gold.
Previous Class Rappers
Prior to this year’s list coming out, the magazine has featured some of hip hop’s largest artists on their past XXL Freshman Class lists. Past editions of the list has included artists who have went on to do big things later in their career. For example, Big Sean, Nipsey Hussle, Wiz Khalifa, J.Cole, French Montana, Iggy Azalea, Schoolboy Q, Travis Scott, Chance the Rapper, August Alsina, Ty Dolla $ign, Lil Durk, Fetty Wap, 21 Savage, Kodak Black, Lil Yachty, Desiigner, Playboi Carti, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, XXX Tentacion, Lil Pump and Trippie Redd.
In addition to having one of the hottest list this year, the freshman class this year broke the record number of women featured. This year’s freshman class features Megan Thee Stallion, together with Tierra Whack, and Nico Nasty. Hence, it’s time to make sure the ladies have more seats at the table.