Tag Archives: XXL

DJ Premier Co-Signs Drake

XXL caught up with the undisputed daNkest Producer In The Game Today, DJ Premier, to talk about new cats that are nice with the pen.  Not surprisingly, Premo mentioned the up-and-coming Roc Nation affiliate, J. Cole.  However, the veteran deejay … Continue reading

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Mos Definitely?

Posted via iHipHop.com As we reported, Kanye West penned the cover story (about himself) for the latest issue of XXL. What we didn’t know at the time was that a promotional piece entitled ‘Monsters, Inc.” was run inside the October … Continue reading

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50 Prank Calls Shyne During XXL Interview [Video]

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFLU2RJevMA&feature=player_embedded] So it looks like Def Jam President LA Reid recently flung some money at XXL in an attempt to cover his ass for signing Shyne.  Don’t get me wrong, I like Shyne, but I liked Shyne circa 1999, not … Continue reading

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Freddie Gibbs – Str8 Killa No Filla [Mixtape]

The best thing to come out of Gary since Michael Jackson, Freddie Gibbs, just dropped his latest mixtape Str8 Killa No Filla in anticipation of his upcoming EP Str8 Killa.  There’s enough quality, original tracks on this to be released … Continue reading

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XXL’s Freshmen ’10 Live Concert – Highlights Reel [video]

Highlight’s from the show in New York hosted by XXL and featuring their top 10 Freshmen of 2010. Amongst the acts are Big Sean, Donnis, Pill, Nipsey Hu$$le, Jay Rock, Freddie Gibbs. Even vets like Doug E. Fresh and Killa … Continue reading

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Fashawn – Hard Freestyle

Fresno’s own, Fashawn goes hard over this Rihanna instrumental.  This is a leak off XXL’s 10 Freshman For ‘10 Mixtape.  Expect big things from ‘Shawn in the future.  His debut, Boy Meets World was one of the dopest albums of 2009, possibly the … Continue reading

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