Time For Bars: Best XXL Freshmen Cyphers

Isn’t it great to see these guys blossom into prime-time rappers. Before these guys were full-fledged artists, they all had humble beginnings. For a lot of rappers, their first steps into the game consisted of a feature on XXL as a Freshman. From Kendrick Lamar to J.Cole to Big Sean, all of these guys took the opportunity and some even participated in the cypher. Check out which ones killed it the most.


Kendrick Lamar performs on day 2 of the New Look Wireless Festival at Finsbury Park on July 4, 2015 in London, England.

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Here Are The Best XXL Freshmen Cyphers


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