Anderson .Paak Makes 2016 XXL Freshman List

XXL has announced the 2016 Freshman Class, its ninth annual celebration of 10 “future hip hop stars.”

Watch the behind-the-scenes […]

Kendrick Lamar on XXL Magazine’s Winter 2015 Cover

In this issue of XXL (photos shot by Travis Shinn), Kendrick Lamar discusses the success and controversy of To […]

Jon Connor Says His Debut Album Is On the Way

Jon Connor’s debut album for Aftermath is on the way.

“Yo, it’s coming, the album is actually coming,” Connor told […]

Paul Rosenberg On Shady Records’ 15th Anniversary

It was 15 years ago, in the aftermath of Eminem’s first major label album, The Slim Shady LP, when […]

XXL 2014 Freshmen 2014 Cypher Part 3 with Jon Connor

Here’s the third XXL cypher featuring Jon Connor, Troy Ave, Lil Bibby and Jarren Benton. Check out the video […]

Jon Connor Explains The Concept Behind #ConnorSeason

After Jon Connor signed to Aftermath Entertainment late last year, Dre locked him in the studio with no new […]

XXL Freshman 2014: Jon Connor Pitch (Video)

The selection for the XXL Freshmen 2014 is kicking into high gear, and yes, you should be as excited […]

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    Paul Rosenberg On The 15 Year Anniversary Of ‘The Slim Shady LP’

Paul Rosenberg On The 15 Year Anniversary Of ‘The Slim Shady LP’

Yesterday (Feb. 23) was the 15 year anniversary of Eminem’s major label breakthrough, The Slim Shady LP, his second […]

XXL Interview with 50 Cent

50 Cent On Kendrick Lamar: “There’s A Huge Difference In The Two Of Us”

XXL caught up with 50 Cent […]