2013 XXL Freshmen Revealed: Schoolboy Q, Trinidad James Lead Class

2013 Xxl Freshmen Revealed

Whether you hate it or love it, every year hip-hop fans wait in anticipation for XXL Magazine to release their Freshman cover. In the past the hip-hop print staple has celebrated stars like B.o.B, J. Cole, Wiz Khalifa, Kendrick Lamar and MGK before their major-label debuts, and this year they crown a new crop of rap newbies.

The largest cover line on the XXL alum. New York MCs Joey Bada$$ and Action Bronson have made plenty of noise in rap's underground, as did Dizzy Wright, who earned his spot courtesy of an online fan poll which the mag launched late last year.



Angel Haze, Kirko Bangz, Travis Scott and Maryland rapper Logic round out the cover subjects, with Logic being perhaps the most unknown of the group. The 23-year old Maryland MC took to Twitter early this morning to celebrate his come up. 'From the basement with my team, to magazine covers,' he wrote .

Do you agree with XXL's Freshmen picks? Who would you like to see on the cover? Sound off in the comment section!