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50 Cent x Floyd Mayweather Cover XXL

For the December/January 2012 issue of XXL, Curtis graces all 5 covers including one with Floyd Mayweather celebrating the 5 Faces of 50 Cent in honor of his new LP coming in January. Excerpt below. “I don’t see what I fell in love with,” he says. “So now I gotta make music that reflects what N.W.A made. I have to make music that has the moments that Nas had. I have to make music that has what Biggie offered.” He also […]

Nas Covers XXL

Commemorating 20 years in the game, Nas returns on the cover of XXL. Issue hits newsstands on October 25, but peep an excerpt between he and guest interviewer, Tyler, The Creator. Cover designed by Mister Cartoon. “God’s Son is my favorite album by you,” Tyler said. “And my second is probably Street’s Disciple,” he continued. “Get the fuck outta here,” Nas responded. Awkward and quirky exchanges aside, the discussion quickly picked up with the 20-year-old Tyler asking Nas for advice. “You, […]

Stalley Speaks On His MMG Deal

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Mobb Deep Dropping EP On Black Friday

While we wait for M-O-B-B’s next album, Havoc and Prodigy tell XXL, that we should expect an EP to drop on the busiest shopping day of the year: November 25. Mark your calendars, duns. “We have an EP coming on Black Friday,” Havoc said, referring to November 25, the beginning of the holiday shopping season. “We didn’t come up with a title yet, but we’ll have a title that will mean something. It will be like seven or eight songs. I did like […]

Rick Ross Responds To Kreayshawn

Although Rick Ross had a lil’ run in with Kreayshawn at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards, he’s not letting up. In his XXL cover story, he calls her a dirty bitch before wanting to smack her handlers. He even threatens Kreayshawn, the fledgling Bay Area rapper who called Ross “fake” in a recent freestyle. “I cant wait to slap the shit out of whoever carries her bags,” he sneers. “And I hope it’s her nigga. Dirty bitch. You better […]

Rick Ross x MMG Cover XXL

The gang’s all here. Rozay and the hottest crew in the game cover XXL. Issues hit newsstands September 20th. Peep an excerpt below. XXL’s new executive editor, Jayson Rodriguez, moderated a roundtable discussion between MMG stars Wale, Meek and Pill, to find out about each rappers role in the crew, what MMG represents as a team and what gives them an advantage over their competitors. “I think it’s a plus that everybody got their own fan base, they got their […]

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