Before the 2020 XXL Freshman class will be revealed this summer, the Freshman hopefuls are here to show and prove why they deserve a spot in this year’s class. The 10th Spot voting, powered by SoundCloud, launched Monday (March 30), which means hip-hop's rising newcomers are vying for a spot on the 2020 XXL Freshman cover.
Not long ago, Toosii was just a kid with an interest in music. Born in Syracuse, N.Y., then eventually making his way to Raleigh, N.C. he’s out here grinding to make sure his dreams of being a successful rapper come true. Toosii, 19, is putting in the ground work as a South Coast Music Group signee, home to artists like DaBaby. The rap newcomer recently dropped his debut mixtape, Platinum Heart, containing bangers like "Pain Killers" (over 1 million YouTube views) and "Red Lights" (over 3 million YouTube views). Toosii has the ability to make turn up music, but finds himself also catering to the ladies.
Now that you've heard his pitch, remember to vote for your favorite artist beginning March 30. The 2020 XXL Freshman 10th Spot will run for one week. This is where the public gets the chance to vote an artist into the XXL Freshman Class. Go here to make your vote count for your favorite artist.
Once you've voted, head over to XXL’s YouTube page to take a look back at the 2019 XXL Freshman Class, which features DaBaby, Megan Thee Stallion, YBN Cordae, Rico Nasty, Gunna, Comethazine, Tierra Whack, Lil Mosey, Roddy Ricch, Blueface and YK Osiris.
And watch all the 2020 XXL Freshman pitch videos that have been released on XXL’s YouTube page here.
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