Where Are They Now: XXL Freshmen Who Never Blew Up

If you ever land on the cover of XXL as a Freshman, consider yourself blessed. But, what a lot of artists tend to misunderstand is that getting there is only half the battle. What you do afterwards is completely on you. We’ve watched a handful of rappers like Future, Macklemore, Kendrick Lamar, J.Cole, and more reach meteoric success, while several of their contemporaries withered away. See which rappers were once XXL Freshmen and failed to live up to the hype.


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Where Are They Now: XXL Freshmen Who Never Blew Up


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