Lil Tjay’s 2020 XXL Freshman Freestyle
Lil Tjay flexes his luxurious lifestyle and vows to keep chasing chicken in his 2020 XXL Freshman freestyle.
These Are the Current Middle Children of Rap
In the words of Big Sean, these rappers fit in the middle like the line in a divide sign.
These Rappers Prove Best Friends Do Exist in Hip-Hop
From Young Thug and Gunna to A$AP Rocky and Tyler, The Creator and more, here's a look at the best friendships in rap right now.
A Deep Dive Into Rappers Using Other Rappers’ Flows
Flows are recycled in music just as much as plastic is recycled on Earth.
Here Are J. Cole’s Most Essential Mixtape Songs
The definitive soundtrack of J. Cole's mixtape run.
These Rappers’ Wild Twitter Rants Are Shocking
A look back at the many times rappers' Twitter fingers got a little too hot.
How Rappers’ Leaked Songs Got Them in Trouble
These rappers' leaked lyrics have gotten them into some serious trouble.
Here’s a Collection of Vince Staples’ Funniest Quotes on Twitter
These quotes are proof that there's no rapper on Twitter funnier than Vince Staples.
How High-Pitched Voices Found Their Way Into Hip-Hop
From sped-up sampling to the baby voice, XXL looks at how high-pitched voices became highly favored in rap.
Here Are Unforgettable Words of Advice That Rappers Took From Their Fathers
Major keys from your favorite rappers' fathers.
Here Are Takeoff’s Most Clever Verses
The best of Takeoff.
A Comprehensive List of the Best Songs That Sample Kanye West
Going from sampler to sampled, these are the best songs that flip music by Kanye West.