Since 2008 the staff over at XXL Magazine have created an annual cover with the rising hip hop stand outs and its that time of the year again. The elite list have previously included rappers like Kendrick Lamar, Freddie Gibbs, Lupe Fiasco, Big Sean, Meek Mill, Future, ScHoolboy Q, Wiz Khalifa, and more.
Check out the 2014 XXL Freshmen are listed below:
Chance the Rapper
Ty Dolla $ign
Rich Homie Quan