April 1: XXL’s 10 Freshmen for ’10. (2010)

April 1, 2010 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, XXL had 10 freshmen for the ’10 and they were a new breed of hustlers. XXL’s 2010 freshman class included: J. Cole, Pill, Nipsey Hu$$le, Wiz Khalifa, OJ Da Juiceman, Freddie Gibbs, Big Sean, Jay Rock, Fashawn and Donnis.

Here are the freestyles the standouts from the 2010 class:

ABOVE: J. Cole’s XXL 2010 Freestyle
ABOVE: Nipsey Hussle’s XXL 2010 Freestyle
ABOVE: Big Sean’s XXL 2010 Freestyle
ABOVE: Jay Rock’s XXL 2010 Freestyle
ABOVE: Freddie Gibbs’s XXL 2010 Freestyle
ABOVE: Fashawn’s XXL 2010 Freestyle

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  1. Bleep, did Pill have any standout tracks? OJ Da Juiceman had a bit of buzz surrounding him because of Gucci from what I remember. I fw Fashawn, that man can put in work. As for the rest, I think most of us know the story with them.