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Every Rapper Nominated For XXL Freshman 2019, Ranked

Updated January 13, 2020 31.7k votes 916 voters 17.8k views80 items

List RulesVote up the rappers who deserve a spot on the 2019 XXL Freshman Class.

Editor's Note: Voting and Reranking have been closed.

Here are all 80 rappers nominated for XXL's Freshman Class 2019, ranked by fans everywhere. Featuring popular rappers dominating hip hop charts and underground rappers coming up on SoundCloud, this 2019 XXL Freshman list also includes several new R&B artists, like DaniLeigh and Melii, as well as rising female rappers, like Megan Thee Stallion and Tierra Whack. Which artists most deserve a spot on XXL's 2019 Freshman Class?

While Juice WRLD and Blueface seem like obvious choices for their recent hits, there are many underrated rappers gaining popularity, including Jordan Hollywood, Gunna, Roddy Ricch, and Rico Nasty. 

Vote up the best up and coming rappers who should belong on the 2019 XXL Freshman list, and check out their freestyle videos below. 

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    Juice WRLD
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    DaBaby
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    YBN Cordae

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    Gunna
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    Roddy Ricch

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    Polo G
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    Taurus Tremani Bartlett (born January 6, 1999), better known as Polo G, is an American rapper... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Comethazine

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    Lil Mosey
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    Megan Thee Stallion

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    Lil Tjay
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    Tione Merritt (born April 30, 2001), better known by his stage name Lil Tjay, is an American... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Boogie
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    Anthony Dixson, better known by his stage name, Boogie, (born August 30, 1989) is an American... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Blueface
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    Rico Nasty

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    Flipp Dinero
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    Quando Rondo
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    Sheck Wes
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    Khadimou Rassoul Cheikh Fall (born September 10, 1998), known professionally as Sheck Wes, is... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Young Nudy
    Young Nudy (born December 17, 1992) is an Atlanta rapper with hits including "Tell Em Again,...Amazon buy button
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    Saweetie
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    Diamonté Harper (born July 2, 1993), known professionally as Saweetie, is an American rapper... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Tierra Whack

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    YK Osiris
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    YBN Almighty Jay
    Jay Bradley (born August 6, 1999), better known as YBN Almighty Jay, is an American rapper... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Lil Keed
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    Raqhid Jevon Render (born March 16, 1998), known professionally as Lil Keed, is an American... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Yung Bans
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    Yung Bans (born May 25, 1999) is an Atlanta rapper who went viral with his single "4TSpoon."... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    OhGeesy
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    Alejandro Coranza (born November 27, 1993), better known as OhGeesy, is an American rapper... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Bhad Bhabie
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