Rich Homie Quan Is “Okay” Post Seizure

Earlier this week, Rich Homie Quan‘s representatives claimed he’d suffered seizures after fainting from heat exhaustion at a video shoot in Atlanta. Rich Homie Quan is a member of XXL’s 2014 Freshmen Class. I’m sure you’ll recognize his hit “Type of Way.” What we do know is that Quan appears to be all right. In […]

Flying Lotus Gives First Interview Regarding Captain Murphy Rap Project

Wrapping up 2012, multi-genre producer Flying Lotus came out as the true identity of the mysterious and cleverly named rapper, Captain Murphy. I say clever as Captain Murphy is an (awesome) character from Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim show, Sealab 2021, and as Flying Lotus has produced a significant amount of bumper music for Adult Swim, […]

Mod Sun Premieres “Stoner Girl” Video

Hippie-hop mastermind Mod Sun has partnered with XXL to premiere the video for his latest single, “Stoner Girl.” Taken from his insanely popular Happy As Fuck EP, “Stoner Girl” has quickly become a “must know” song for all fans of Mod. The beat is essentially musical sunshine, and every verse is filled with lighthearted discussion […]

MUSIC VIDEO: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Victory Lap

2012 XXL Freshman Class star Macklemore has released his new music video for “Victory Lap,” which comes off of the XXL mixtape (hosted by DJ Whoo Kid, Diddy & T.I.), and features Ryan Lewis. Watch Macklemore take a step back in time to chronicle all the accomplishments over the years. It is truly a fun […]

2012 XXL Freshman Freestyle Cyphers

The 2012 XXL Freshman class got together recently to spit their freestyles for the latest installment of XXL’s feature. Being showcased in this freestyle video were Danny Brown, Future, Hopsin, Machine Gun Kelly, and Roscoe Dash. All of the guys destroyed their rhymes and showed us why they deserve to be a part of this […]

RZA Claims Eddie Griffin And Tracy Morgan Want To Play Ol’ Dirty Bastard in Biopic

This has the potential to be the greatest movie development of the year, but it could go wrong. According to XXL, Wu-Tang’s RZA recently revealed in an interview that comedians Eddie Griffin (Undercover Brother) and Tracy Morgan (30 Rock) have expressed interest in portraying the late Ol’ Dirty Bastard in a forthcoming biopic that is […]

XXL creates Anthony Weiner’s Hip-Hop Playlist

Shamed public figure Anthony Weiner may be out of public office, but he’s still in the center of the public eye. To help Mr. Weiner deal with all his troubles, XXL has created him a hip hop playlist. Click here to view and stream the compilation.

Asher Roth streams new song featuring Akon

You heard it right, XXL is currently streaming new song from Asher Roth, featuring Akon, called “Last Man Standing.” Listen to the full version of this song by clicking right here. Tell UTG what you think of it by sounding off in the comments section.

FREE MIXTAPE: XXL 2011 Freshman Class (Mac Miller, Lil Twist, and more)

XXL Magazine has released their annual “Freshman Class” mixtape for free download. This year’s compilation features freestyles and original tracks from Mac Miller, Lil Twist, Big K.R.I.T., and a whole lot more. Click here to grab a copy for yourself!

The Alchemist spoke to XXL about Marshall’s upcoming Relapse 2

Courtesy of 2dopeboyz: “Khalil—who I think is like the best producer right now to me (he’s my man as well)—he had been sending records to Em for a while that wasn’t like, they weren’t like clicking in,” he told XXL. “Em knew he was dope but they haven’t found the right one. And I think […]

T.I. released from prison

Courtesy of XXL: The King is back. XXLMag.com has learned that T.I. was released from prison this morning (December 22) and will be admitted into a halfway house in his hometown of Atlanta, later today. XXL spoke with Tip’s lead defense attorney in his federal gun case, Steve Sadow, who confirmed the news. “He was […]