The 2022 XXL Freshman Class has been revealed. It includes Nardo Wick, Doechii, SoFaygo, Babyface Ray, Kali, KayCyy, Cochise, Big 30, KenTheMan, Big Scarr, Saucy Santana, and Baby Tron, who is the 10th spot winner voted on by fans. Wheezy Outta Here is the producer for the 2022 XXL Cyphers.
XXL Freshman Class began in 2007, making this year the 15th anniversary of the annual hip-hop showcase. To get the list of freshmen each year, the XXL staff has daily meetings from January through April that include discussions on the artist’s impact, listening to new music, and keeping notes of the artist’s plans for the year. Check out all the honorees below. Congratulations!