Scarlxrd Ditches YouTuber Lifestyle and His Black Mask for Screamo Success
From his musical influences to life as a former YouTube personality, Scarlxrd opens up about his past in XXL's 'Who Am I?'.
Don’t Let the Memes Fool You, Blueface Is Serious About Rapping
Blueface's vision for success is crystal clear.
J.I.D Paints the Songs on His ‘DiCaprio 2′ Album
J.I.D gets his Bob Ross on by painting his way through his new album, 'DiCaprio 2,' to create a colorful masterpiece.
Lil Pump, Quavo, Bhad Bhabie and More Hit the 2018 Billboard Music Awards Red Carpet
Hip-hop hit the red carpet in style at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards.
Boosie BadAzz Proves He Can Survive Just About Anything
From prison terms to family-turned-foes, Boosie BadAzz has weathered the storm humbly. Ten albums deep and the talented rapper just keeps pushing.
XXL Celebrates 20th Anniversary of the Magazine With 20 Special Edition Covers
To celebrate a commitment to hip-hop journalism, XXL’s Fall 2017 issue offers 20 special printed covers and interviews with hip-hop veterans and newcomers who have each made a big impact on the culture in their own way.
Tyga Takes on Acting in New Season of MTV’s ‘Scream’ Series
Tyga is taking his acting talents to TV where he'll co-star in the horror series 'Scream' on MTV next year.
2017 XXL Freshman Class: Generation Next
After months of anticipation, XXL is proud to present the long-awaited 2017 XXL Freshman Class, featuring Kamaiyah, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, PnB Rock, Madeintyo, Playboi Carti, Aminé, Kap G, Kyle, Ugly God and 10th Spot winner XXXTentacion.
Drake Wins Top Artist at 2017 Billboard Music Awards, Beats Adele’s Record
Drake walks home with 13 award wins at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, beating Adele's record for most wins in a single night.
Troy Ave Shot Twice While Sitting in a Maserati in New York
Troy Ave was shot while on his way to visit family in Brooklyn for Christmas.
Travis Scott Buys His Family a New House for Christmas
Travis Scott gives his family the ultimate Christmas gift: a new home.
Tech N9ne Has Planetary Goals Following Release of ‘The Storm’ Album
The Kansas City native opens up about his new album, 'The Storm,' Lil Yachty's thoughts on old school rap veterans and much more.