Posts tagged ‘XXL Magazine’
The LOX break down their meeting with Jay Z and Roc Nation and speak on signing with the label. They also speak on recording the hip-hop classic, ‘All About The Benjamins.’
Nipsey Hussle opens up about how Los Angeles influenced his music and creativity. Watch the rapper discuss how Crenshaw, Compton, Long Beach and more neighborhoods contribute to hip-hop.
Dave East breaks down his history with New York hip-hop and more. Read more
The rise of Dave East, A Boogie and Young M.A simultaneously has essentially brought New York City back as a major stomping ground for bubbling hip-hop talent. Young M.A, the lone female in the pack has especially made an impact on the industry with her tough bars and Brooklyn-bred street authenticity—she’s one of a kind. Read more
Young Thug sits down with XXL Editor-in-Chief Vanessa Satten to discuss a range of topics including his love for fashion, how he ended up linking with Gucci Mane and more. Watch XXL’s full video interview with Young Thug. The fall issue of XXL hits stands everywhere on Oct. 18. Read more
XXL’s fall 2016 issue features a special cover shared by Gucci Mane and Young Thug. For Guwop’s interview, he sat with XXL Editor-in-Chief Vanessa Satten to discuss a range of topics including his “toxic” past, struggles with drugs, making amends, the Atlanta hip-hop scene and his role in it, plus much more.
French Montana lands on the cover of XXL’s very first digital issue. Find out what the Moroccan-born, Bronx-bred rapper has to say about his forthcoming album, MC4, his come-up and rising to the top.
Check out the pics from the shoot and full video interview below.
G Herbo and Dave East get real in this 2016 XXL Freshman roundtable interview. The 10 rappers in the 2016 XXL Freshman Class are Kodak Black, Desiigner, Dave East, Lil Dicky, Denzel Curry, Lil Uzi Vert, 21 Savage, G Herbo, Anderson .Paak and the winner of the fan-voted 10th Spot, Lil Yachty. Read more
Video: Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Yachty, Kodak Black, 21 Savage & Denzel Curry’s 2016 XXL Freshmen Interview
21 Savage, Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Yachty, Denzel Curry and Kodak Black sit down for a group discussion to talk about fame and their fans. The 10 rappers in the 2016 XXL Freshman Class are Kodak Black, Desiigner, Dave East, Lil Dicky, Denzel Curry, Lil Uzi Vert, 21 Savage, G Herbo, Anderson .Paak and the winner of the fan-voted 10th Spot, Lil Yachty. Read more
Omari Hardwick and Lela Loren speak about the excessive hate they sometimes receive from viewers because of their fictional love affair on the show in an exclusive sit-down with XXL’s Miranda J. Read more