2017 XXL Freshman List – A Data Driven Look

I originally wrote this for a hiphop community on reddit.

Disclaimer: I also don’t know shit. But y’all kind of do. Let’s talk about it.

So a while back I had a project called Rappers to watch from every state in 2017 to feature some lesser known artists in every state. I figured I’d go the extra step and actually track the growth of my artists to see what sort of nostradamus ability I had. Spoiler alert: Might as well have thrown darts at a fucking board because as it turns out – I do not know dick about cock. Still give it a read if you want, there’s some great artists in there.

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