[vodpod id=Video.5737057&w=540&h=350&fv=videoId%3D820371208001%26linkBaseURL%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.xxlmag.com%252F2011-freshman-class%252F%26playerID%3D735056479001%26playerKey%3DAQ%7E%7E%2CAAAAj36EHhk%7E%2C2pR1tWM5uVhnbSj--UUJCXbI03wJZIun%26domain%3Dembed%26dynamicStreaming%3Dtrue] For today’s XXL Freshmen of the Day, Fred The Godson holds the spot down and drops a quick freestyle. Down below, the BX spitter speaks on the importance of making the class. “Ever since things started picking up last year April, this is what I’ve been gunning for. I’ve been in the office and doing whatever I can do. And I’m like, ‘Yo, I need that Freshmen cover, man.’ It means everything. I think some people take it […]
Yesterday, Forbes revealed their top five richest Hip Hop artists. With Sean John and his Ciroc partnership, Diddy takes the top spot with Jay-Z right behind. Money ain’t a thang. 1. Diddy ($475 million) 2. Jay-Z ($450 million) 3. Dr. Dre ($125 million) 4. 50 Cent ($100 million) 5. Birdman ($100 million)
ESPN held a screening at the Tribeca Cinema in NYC last night for the latest installment of their 30 For 30 documentary series. This time, the network chronicled the days of the University of Michigan’s basketball starting squad dubbed the “Fab 5″. The freshmen line-up consisted of Jimmy King, Jalen Rose, Chris Webber, Ray Jackson and Juwan Howard. Together, they changed the face of college basketball by incorporating hip-hop and street ball elements to their style of play. Following the […]
[vodpod id=Video.5736337&w=420&h=350&fv=] Lupe went out West and performed his gold single last night on George Lopez’s nightly gig. Lasers in stores and iTunes now. What’s not to love?
The RIAA has just certified The Eminem Show as Diamond which gives the rapper his second Diamond record. Since its release on May 28, 2002, Eminem’s fourth studio album has moved over 10 million units in the U.S. Throw ya diamonds up in the sky one time. hhnm
If you haven’t had enough of Kanye’s latest single, there’s more of it coming. Apparently Yeezy has been working on a remix for the track and was able to grab Big Sean & Drake as well as a few more possible big names. Expect the song to be here real soon. complex
Spitta is releasing his nine-track LP, Muscle Car Chronicles on March 15th, but for the moment, our speakers explode with the project’s opening track. Boom! hhnm