To commemorate his XXL covers, Fif invaded NYC’s Webster Hall last night with Hot 97’s Mister Cee on the 1s and 2s. With Kool Herc by his side, Fif hit the stage and performed some of his notable hits. hhnm UPDATE: More footage
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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 […]
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, […]
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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 […]
Strike a pose (no Vogue). Here’s a look from the set as Rozay, Wale, Meek Mill and Pill shoot their cover for the upcoming issue of XXL magazine. Pick it up on newsstands tomorrow.
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 […]
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 […]
2Pac Back—and on the cover of XXL. On the 15th anniversary of his death, XXL reaches out to the people that knew him best, including his biological father, Bill Garland. Issue on stands August 16th. “[Tupac] cared for people,” he said. “That was his main thing. He really cared for people. I think that’s why he would get so upset when people tried to question his commitment, his love for Black women or Black men. The East Coast/West Coast, you […]