The 2020 XXL Freshmen are part of a long tradition of helping shape the artistic landscape in their image. Listen to their thoughts as leaders of their generation.
Some have wondered how Ferg will fit into the world of Rap without A$AP Mob behind him, but the publicity doesn't bother the artist. Listen to his side of the story.
Listen to the Flatbush natives, Sheff G (21) and Sleepy Hallow (19), talk about putting-on for Brooklyn and their plans for spreading the sound of their city.
Listen to Jordyn Woods on lyrics that drop her name, her relationship with the Smith family, building a brand on Instagram, and what Calabasas-living is really like.
Listen to the soft-spoken Sosa in his first interview ever with ZackTv back in 2012, where the two discuss his future plans following his breakthrough mixtape, Bang.
Kanye has had a busy decade, and whether it was better or worse than the last, he's still just as active. Listen to Kanye on how honest work makes him look crazy.
Listen to DC Young Fly from Nick Cannon's Wild 'N Out break down his rooftop (near) escape from high school two weeks before graduation.
Listen to DJ Akademiks, Nadeska, and Wayno on Everyday Struggle Radio as they predict the outcome of the season 2 opener of Verzuz, between T.I. and Jeezy.
Listen to Young M.A's freestyle on HOT 97 hosted by Funk Flex, and picture Flex's reaction in the silence only accentuated by his hype-approving ad libs.
Listen to Kirk Diamond and the cast of ET Canada Live discuss Lil Wayne's politics and that of rap celebrities who've also showed support for Trump.
Listen to what Gucci Mane had to say about "The truth" dis he spat to Jeezy during their Verzuz battle. Was that uncalled for or nah? Jeezy wasn't bothered.
Listen to DJ Akademiks break down Casanova's involvement in the Untouchable Gorilla Stone Nation's R.I.C.O charge, and his subsequently turning himself in.
Listen to a clip of Kid Cudi discussing some minor encouragements from Travis Scott that majorly affected his recent release, Man on the Moon III: The Chosen.
Listen to Mario Judah break down the lyrics to his breakout song, Die Very Rough, and get a sense for the personality taking Hip Hop in a whole new direction.
Listen to Quake from The Breakfast Club fill us in on the reason behind Eminem's diss against Snoop Dogg in his song, "Zeus", and what Snoop did to instigate it.
Listen to Hip Hop News Uncensored, where they break down the recent controversy surrounding Dr. Dre's divorce and hospitalization due to an alleged brain aneurysm.
Listen to the No Jumper podcast, where Adam22 and House Phone remember 6 Dogs' impact on the scene, and discuss the lonely side of immediate success.
Listen to LookItzJay give us the facts of Silento's recent murder charge, and his take on the rapper's involvement in the death of his cousin.
Tory Lanez has been a subject of controversy since shooting Meg the Stallion in the foot, but listen to the only rival threatening to take the attention off him, his hair.