Top Ten Most Successful XXL Freshmen Rappers


The Top Ten

1 Kendrick Lamar Kendrick Lamar Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (born June 17, 1987) is an American rapper and songwriter. Raised in Compton, California, Lamar embarked on his musical career as a teenager under the stage name K-Dot, releasing a mixtape that garnered local attention and led to his signing with indie record label Top Dawg more.

3 Platnum albums: Good Kid M.A.A.D CIty, Damn, and To Pimp a Butterfly,
1 Gold: Section.80

Noteble Peak Project Postions and Sales:
Overly Dedicated (Mixtape): 72 US, 12,000 US
Section.80 (Album): 113 US, 130,000 US
Untitled Unmastered (Compilation) 1 US, 277,000 US
Damn (Album): 1 US, 678,000 US
To Pimp A Butterfly (Album): 1 US, 1,000,000 US
Good Kid M.A.A.D CIty (Album): 1 US, 1,651,000 US

Notable SIngles: Swimming Pools(17), Humble(1), Poetic Justice(26), DNA(4), Loyalty(14), THe Heart Part 4(22) - m18230

2 J. Cole J. Cole Jermaine Lamarr Cole, better known by his stage name J. Cole, is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer.

2 platinum albums with no featurs, enough said

4 Platnum Albums: Cole World: The Sideline Story, Born SInner, 2014 Forrest Hills Drive, 4 Your Eyes Only

Noteble Peak Project Postions and Sales:
Revenge of the Dreamers II(Collaboration Album): 29 US
Born Sinner (Album): 1 US, 796,000 US
Cole World: The Sideline Story (Album): 1 US, 855,000
4 Your Eyes Only (Album): 1 US, 1,022,517 US
2014 Forrest Hills Drive (Album) 1 US, 1,240,000 US

Notable SIngles: Work Out(13), Power Trip(19), No Role Models(36), Deja Vu(7), Neighbors(13) - m18230

3 Wiz Khalifa Wiz Khalifa Cameron Jibril Thomaz, better known by his stage name Wiz Khalifa, is an American rapper, songwriter, and actor.

2 Platinum: Rolling Papers, O.N.I.F.C
1 Gold: Blacc Hollywood

Notable Peal Project Positions and Sales:
Khalifa (Album): 6 US

Rolling Papers (Album): 2 US
O.N.I.F. C (Album) 2 US
Blacc Hollywood (album): 1 US

Notable Singles: Black and Yellow (1)
, No Sleep (6), Young, WIl & Free (7), Work Hard, Play Hard (17), We Own It (16), We Dem Boyz (43), See You Again (1), Sucker for Pain (15), Roll up (15) - m18230

4 Future Future

Most successful for sure. - ProPanda

3 Platinum Albums: DS2, What a TIme to Be Alive, FUTURE.
3 Gold Albums: Pluto, Honest, EVOL.

Noteble Peak Project Postions and Sales:
HNDRXX (Album): 1 US, 48,000 US
FUTURE (Album) 1 US, 66,000
EVOL (Album): 1 US, 125,000 US
Honest (Album): 2 US, 111,000 US
Pluto (Album): 8 US, 217,000 US
DS2 (Album): 1 US, 344,000 US
What a Time to Be Alive (Colaboration Mixtape): 1 US, 519,000 US.

Notable Singles: Jumpman (1), Mask Off (5), Low Life (18), Used to This (14), Where Ya At (28) - m18230

5 Big Sean Big Sean Sean Michael Leonard Anderson, known professionally as Big Sean, is an American hip hop recording artist from Detroit, Michigan.

1 Platinum: Dark Sky Paradise
1 Gold: I Decided

Noteble Peak Project Postions and Sales:
Twenty88 (Collaboration Album): 5 US, 45,000 US
Finally Famous(Album): 3 US
Hall of Fame(Album): 3 US, 155,000 US
I Decided(Album): 1 US, 653,000
Dark Sky Paradise (Album): 1 US, 350,000 US

Notable SIngles: Dance(10),Mercy(13),Clique(12),IDFU(11),Blessings(28),Bounce Back(6),Moves(38) - m18230

6 Kid Cudi Kid Cudi Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi, better known by his stage name Kid Cudi, is an American recording artist and actor from Cleveland, Ohio.

1 Platinum: Man on the Moon: The End of Day
1 Gold: Man on the Moon II: THe Legend of Mr. Rager

Notable Peak Project Positions and Sales:
Passion Pain and Demon Slayin'(album): 11 US, 75,000
Satellite Flight(Album): 4 US, 125,000 US
Indicud(Album): 3 US, 280,000 US
Man on the Moon (Album): 4 US, 870,000 US
Man on the Moon II (Album): 3 US, 650,000 US

Notable SIngles: Day n Nite(3), Erase Me(22) - m18230

7 Travis Scott Travis Scott Jacques Webster, better known by his stage name Travis Scott, is an American hip hop recording artist, record producer and musician from Houston, Texas.

2 Platinum Albums: Rodeo, Birds in the Trap SIng McKnight

Noteble Peak Project Postions and Sales:
Rodeo(Album): 3 US, 1,000,000 US
Birds in the Trap SIng McKnight: 1 US, 1,000,000 US

Notable Singles: Antidote(16), Goosebups(32) - m18230

8 Meek Mill Meek Mill Robert Rihmeek Williams, better known by his stage name, Meek Mill, is an American hip hop recording artist.

2 Platinum Albums: Dreams and Nightmares, Dreams Worth More Than Money.

Noteble Peak Project Postions and Sales:
Self Made Vol. 2 (Collaboration Album): 4 US
Self Made Vol.3 (Collaboration Album): 4 US, 66,000 US

Self Made Vol.1(Collaboration Album): 5 US, 183,000 US
Dreamchasers 4 (Mixtape): 3 US
Wins and Losses (Album): 3 US
Dreams and Nightmares (Album): 2 US
Deams Worth More Than Money( Album): 1 US

Notable Singles: All Eyes on You(21), R.I.C.O(40),Litty(49) - m18230

9 Logic Logic Born on January 22, 1990, Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, better known as Logic, is one of the most influential artists in the rap game today, with amazing lyricism and flow. Logic first gained major fame through making 2013's edition of the XXL Top-10 Freshmen List, and has easily become the most successful more.

3 Gold Albums: Under Pressure, The incredible True Story, Everybody

Noteble Peak Project Postions and Sales:
Bobby Tarantino (Mixtape) 12 US

Under Pressure (Album): 4 US, 500,000 US
The Incredible True Story (Album): 3 US, 500,000, US
Everybody (Album):1 US

Notable SIngles: Sucker for Pain (15), 1-800-273-8255 (1), Everybody (59) - m18230

10 Chance the Rapper Chance the Rapper Chancelor Jonathan Bennett, known professionally as Chance the Rapper, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer from the West Chatham neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois.

The Contenders

11 B.o.B B.o.B Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr., better known by his stage name B.o.B, is an American recording artist and music producer from Decatur, Georgia.

2 Platinum: B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of obby Ray, Strange Clouds
1 Gold: Underground Luxury

Noteble Peak Project Postions and Sales:
Underground Luxury(album): 22 US
B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of obby Ray, Strange Clouds(Album) 1 US, 597,000 US
Strange Clouds 5 US, 297,000

Notable SIngles: nothing on You(1), Airplanes(2), Strange Clouds(7), Magic(10), So Good (11) - m18230

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13 Plies Plies Algernod Lanier Washington, better known by his stage name Plies, is an American rapper. He is known for his singles such as "Shawty", "Hypnotized", and "Bust It Baby." Unlike his sing-songy singles, Plies' albums mostly contain realistic material about the street life and trying to survive. His first more.

3 Gold Albums: The Real Testament, Definition of Real, the REAList,

Noteble Peak Project Postions:
the REAList (Album): 14 US
Goon Afternoon (Album): 5 US
Definition of Real (Album): 2 US
The Real Testament (Album) 2 US

Notable Singles: Shawty (9), Bust it Baby 2 (7), Put it on Ya (31), Hypnotized (14) - m18230

14 Macklemore Macklemore Ben Haggerty, known by his stage name Macklemore and formerly Professor Macklemore, is an American singer and songwriter from Seattle, Washington.

1 Platinum: The Heist

Noteble Peak Project Postions and Sales:
The Unruly Mess I've Made(Album): 4 US
The Heist(Album): 2 US, 1,490,000

Notable Singles: Thrift Shop (1), can't Hold Us (1), Sane Love (11), White Walls (15), Downtown (12), Wings (17) - m18230

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