Hip-hop is full of polarizing figures, and most would point to Kanye West as the biggest one. Although he operates on a smaller scale, Hopsin is another. Born Marcus Jamal Hopson, the rapper turns 30 years old today (July 18).
The Boombox decided to look back at the rappers and singers who made it to XXL’s prestigious Freshman Class. Find out where they are now and see what they have been doing in their careers since their recognition from the magazine.
With three studio albums under his belt, 28-year-old rapper Hopsin performed an astounding show at New York City’s Irving Plaza Saturday night (Feb. 22) in support of his latest record ‘Knock Madness,’ the follow-up to 2010's 'Raw.' Opening acts for the night included commanding sets by the talented Soul Khan and YC the Cynic.
If there's one thing lists are good for, it's starting arguments. This is true for just about any style of music, but it goes double for hip-hop, a genre whose diehards don't mince words. No wonder XXL's just-announce
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