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ALBION, MI - FEBRUARY 27: A microphone sits on the edge of the stage during a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney at Caster Concepts on February 27, 2012 in Albion, Michigan. With one day to go before the Michigan and Arizona primaries, Mitt Romney continues to campaign throughout Michigan.

Introducing your 12th Annual XXL Freshman Class…..

The 12th annual XXL Freshman Class has been revealed, and the 2019 class includes Megan Thee Stallion, Tierra Whack, Rico Nasty, DaBaby, Blueface, YBN Cordae, Gunna, Comethazine, Lil Mosey, Roddy Ricch, and YK Osiris.

As XXL writes “The decision on which artists enter the XXL Freshman Class comes together the same way as when it first started. We talk to everyone we possibly can—industry tastemakers, rappers, our friends, fellow hip-hop heads, the guy working at the corner store, whoever—to get their input on who they think should be picked for the class. Then we argue it out as a staff and narrow down the list.”

As always, the XXL Freshman Class will be celebrated with live shows in NYC and LA. This year they happen at Playstation Theater on July 22 and LA’s Novo on July 25. Tickets go on sale Friday (6/21) at 10 AM local time. Exact lineups may vary.

Journeys are to be documented while creating life-long friendships along the way!