Featuring rappers you've heard of and some you haven't, here is the 2018 XXL Freshman List. Every year, the hip hop magazine makes their picks for the top 10 hottest new rappers in the game right now. There are only nine XXL Freshmen in 2018 because both Lil Skies and Rich the Kid declined to be featured. Who is the best 2018 XXL Freshman?
While Lil Pump, Trippie Redd, and BlocBoy JB have all had mainstream success, rising hip hop artists, like Stefflon Don, YBN Nahmir, and Smokepurpp, are finally getting the recognition they deserve. The other 2018 XXL Freshman rappers are Ski Mask the Slump God, J.I.D, and Wifisfuneral.
Vote up the most deserving rappers on the 2018 XXL Freshman List, and watch their XXL freestyles below. Check out where 2018's XXL Freshmen ranks among all the XXL Freshman Classes.