XXL Announces Freshman Class of 2023

XXL has announced its Freshman Class of 2023, featuring the most talented rising stars in the Hip-Hop industry. The list includes GloRilla, Lola Brooke, and more who are expected to make a significant impact in the coming years.

The Freshman Class of 2023 is a highly-coveted recognition for new artists in Hip-Hop, providing them with opportunities to showcase their talents and gain more recognition. The selection is based on the artists' skills, impact, and potential in the industry.

XXL's Freshman Class has been known to discover new talent and help establish the careers of promising artists. Some of the most successful Hip-Hop artists today, like Kendrick Lamar, Chance the Rapper, and Megan Thee Stallion, have been part of the class in previous years.

The announcement of the Freshman Class of 2023 has caused excitement among Hip-Hop fans and industry professionals alike. The artists' future projects and collaborations are highly anticipated.

XXL's Freshman Class of 2023 showcases the diversity and talent of the new generation of Hip-Hop artists, proving that the genre continues to evolve and innovate.

A&E Launches Hip-Hop Treasures Series

A&E has announced the launch of Hip-Hop Treasures, a new series celebrating the legacy and impact of Hip-Hop culture and artists. The show is led by Hip-Hop veterans LL Cool J and Ice-T, along with field collectors and museum curators.

Hip-Hop Treasures offers unprecedented access to some of the most iconic and influential artists in the genre, including DMC, Flavor Flav, and Fat Joe, among others. The series also features tributes to legends like The Notorious B.I.G., DMX, and Biz Markie.

The show is produced by Pulse Films and Rock The Bells for A&E Network and is set to premiere on August 12th. Hip-Hop Treasures is a partnership between A&E, LL Cool J's Rock The Bells, Pulse Films, and The Universal Hip-Hop Museum.

The series features a collection of Hip-Hop memorabilia, including Notorious B.I.G.'s iconic jersey from the 'Juicy' video, Flavor Flav's clocks, and DMX's Aaliyah car, among others. The items are being brought back to the birthplace of Hip-Hop culture, The Bronx, to be put on display at The Universal Hip Hop Museum.

Hip-Hop Treasures aims to honor and celebrate the contributions of Hip-Hop culture and artists while educating viewers on its history and legacy. The show is a must-watch for Hip-Hop fans and enthusiasts who want to learn more about the genre's evolution and impact.


USA TODAY. (June 21, 2023). Meet the future of hip-hop: Lola Brooke, GloRilla, more make XXL's Freshman Class 2023. .
DeMicia Inman. (June 21, 2023). ‘Hip-Hop Treasures’ Series Led By LL Cool J Coming To A&E. www.vibe.com.

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