XXL Magazine is a leading voice in hip-hop since 1997, XXL delivers the latest hip-hop music, news and features to a highly engaged urban audience in print and online. Writing on a pitch and assignment basis for the digital site, as well as assisting with proofreading for the print publication.

Freelance Writer June 2016-present

Post Malone and Swae Lee’s “Sunflower” Video: Watch Animated Clip from New ‘Spider-Man’ Movie, October 18, 2018.
Lil Yachty Partners with Disney and Beats by Dre to Reveal Mickey Mouse’s 90th Anniversary Edition Headphones, October 18, 2018.
Lil Peep “Cry Alone” Video: Watch Footage of Late Rapper in a Hotel Room, October 18, 2018.
Kodak Black Wants Kim Kardashian to Hit Him Up in Light of Kanye West’s Recent Behavior, October 18, 2018.
Chief Keef’s Motion to Dismiss Drug Charges Denied by Judge, October 18, 2018.
Lil Wayne's Ex-Wife Toya Wright Doesn't Want Their Daughter Reginae Carter to Date Rappers, October 17, 2018.
Arrest of 12-Year-Old ‘Ellen Show’ Rapper Lil C-Note Sparks Outrage, October 17, 2018. 
Cardi B Shuts Down Rumors About New Music Dissing Nicki Minaj, October 17, 2018. 
Joyner Lucas Collaboration With Eminem on ‘ADHD’ Project, October 17, 2018. 
Post Malone Goes Undercover as Record Store Employee to Fundraise for Nonprofit Organization, October 17, 2018.
YG and Playboi Carti Star in 4Hunnid’s 2018 Late to School Campaign, October 16, 2018. 
T.I. “The Weekend” Video Featuring Young Thug: See the Rappers Ward Off Robbery Attempt, October 16, 2018.
Post Malone and Swae Lee Tease “Sunflower” Collaboration, October 16, 2018.
Eminem Performs “Venom” From the Top of the Empire State Building on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’, October 16, 2018.
T.I. Wants to Turn Buildings in Gentrified Areas Into Affordable Housing in Atlanta, October 12, 2018.
‘Kanye West Is Not Picasso’ Poem Debuts in Singer Leonard Cohen’s Posthumous Book, October 12, 2018.
Skinnyfromthe9 Shares New Freestyle From Jail, October 12, 2018.
Stro Signs New Deal With Mass Appeal, Drops Trailer For Nice 2 Meet You, Again EP, October 12, 2018.
Amir Obe ‘Can’t Be A__Here: Chapter 2′ EP: Listen to Three New Featureless Songs, October 12, 2018.
Bad Bunny "Mia" Featuring Drake: Listen to New Spanish Language Collaboration, October 11, 2018.
Yo Gotti’s Collective Music Group Label Affiliate Sentenced to 10 to 14 Years for Hotel Shooting, October 11, 2018.
Phora’s Los Angeles Meet and Greet Ends in Injuries and a Stampede After Police Show Up, October 11, 2018.
Wifisfuneral Teases ‘Leave Me the F**k Alone’ EP, October 11, 2018.
Fabolous Indicted on Domestic Violence Charges by Grand Jury, October 10, 2018 .
Petition Calls for Method Man and Redman to Be Cast in ‘How High 2′ , October 10, 2018. 
ScHoolboy Q, G-Eazy, Tyga and More Read Mean Tweets on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’, October 10, 2018. 
6ix9ine Threatened With Jail Time by Judge for Missing Court Date, October 10, 2018. 
LL Cool J Nominated for 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class, October 9, 2018. 
Offset Beefs With Joe Budden Over His Comments About Cardi B, October 9, 2018. 
A3C Festival Issues Additional Statement About Stampede During Lil Wayne’s Set, October 9, 2018.
50 Cent and Hot 97’s Ebro Darden Trade Shots on Twitter Over Ongoing Radio Ban, October 9, 2018.
12 Rappers Who Have Unusual Pets, March 29, 2018. 
25 Rappers’ Kids You Should Be Following on Instagram, March 21, 2018. 
24 of the Biggest Chains Worn by Rappers, March 12, 2018.
20 Times Kanye West Showed Love to Chicago in His Lyrics, January 22, 2018.
10 Wildest Hip-Hop Moments of 2017, December 21, 2017.
RJMrLA and DJ Mustard Link for Joint Album ‘The Ghetto’, December 15, 2017.
Joe Budden Welcomes His Second Child, December 15, 2017.
Childish Major Recruits DRAM and More for Debut Album ‘Woosah’, December 15, 2017.
Boosie BadAzz Releases New ‘BooPac’ Album, December 15, 2017. 
Drake Jokes He Got Stood Up by Angelina Jolie in Hilarious Photo, December 15, 2017. 
Former Model Keri Claussen Khalighi Claims Russell Simmons Apologized Privately for Sexual Misconduct, November 22, 2017.
Migos' 'Culture 2' Album Drops in Early 2018, November 22, 2017.
Boston George Drops ‘Blow Talk’ Mixtape Featuring Jeezy and More, November 22, 2017.
Stream Mick Jenkins’ New Mixtape ‘Or More; The Anxious’, November 22, 2017.
Stormzy Apologizes for Old Homophobic Tweets, November 22, 2017.
Busta Rhymes Has a New Fan Obsession With Janet Jackson After Seeing Her in Concert for the First Time, November 22, 2017.
Post Malone and 21 Savage Drop Brutal and Bloody "Rockstar" Video, November 22, 2017.
‘Empire’ Creator Lee Daniels Thinks America Has Finally Shaken Its Stigma of Gay Rappers, November 21, 2017.
DRAM and Trippie Redd Are Surrounded by Heavenly Bodies in “Ill Nana” Video, November 21, 2017.
Madeintyo Previews New Music in Visual Collaboration With Artist Distortedd, November 21, 2017.
Today in Hip-Hop: Kanye West Is Hospitalized After Canceling Saint Pablo Tour, November 21, 2017. 
Amber Rose Beats Emotional Distress Lawsuit Filed by Wiz Khalifa’s Mother, November 21, 2017.
Cardi B Name-Drops Juvenile in Preview of New Song, November 21, 2017.
20 Memorable Hip-Hop Duos We Miss, October 25, 2017.
G-Eazy and Cardi B Perform “No Limit” on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’, September 27, 2017.
50 Cent’s “Many Men” Was Originally a Nas Song, September 27, 2017.
GameOva Reedy Upset She Hasn’t Benefitted From Originating ‘For the D*!k’ Challenge, September 27, 2017.
Kendrick Lamar Joins SZA to Perform “Doves in the Wind” in Los Angeles, September 27, 2017.
21 Savage and YoungBoy Never Broke Again Are Going on Tour, September 27, 2017.
Taylor Swift Sends Flowers to Cardi B for Hitting No. 1 With “Bodak Yellow”, September 27, 2017.
24hrs Drops New Gangsta Grillz Mixtape ’12 AM in Atlanta’, September 26, 2017.
Jidenna Voices Support for NFL and NBA in Wake of Donald Trump’s Divisive Commentary, September 26, 2017.
Woman Claims She Was Raped at The Weeknd Concert in Ohio, September 26, 2017.
Cardi B Does Her Own “For the D*#k” Challenge, September 26, 2017.
Azealia Banks Calls Cardi B a Poor Man’s Nicki Minaj, September 26, 2017.
50 Cent Thinks We Should Get Rid of Donald Trump, September 26, 2017.
Tyga and UFC Ring Girl Arianny Celeste Spark Dating Rumors, September 25, 2017.
Dame Dash Thinks ‘4:44’ Proves Jay-Z Is Still Taking Advice From Him, September 25, 2017.
Some of Eminem’s Royalties Are Available for Public Investing, September 25, 2017.
Universal Hip-Hop Museum Is Finally Getting a Home in The Bronx, September 25, 2017.
Migos Will Be First Guests on MTV’s ‘TRL’ Reboot, September 25, 2017.
Earl Sweatshirt, Kaytranada to Perform at 2017 Day for Night Festival, September 22, 2017.
Stream DJ Kay Slay’s ‘The Big Brother’ Album Featuring Kendrick Lamar, Kevin Gates and More, September 22, 2017.
Wu-Tang Clan Drop ‘The Saga Continues’ Album Cover and Tracklist, New Song “Lesson Learn’d”, September 22, 2017.
Logic Performs ‘1-800-273-8255′ With Alessia Cara on ‘Ellen’, September 22, 2017.
Stream Lecrae’s New Album ‘All Things Work Together’, September 22, 2017. 
Hear A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie’s New Song “Say A'”, September 22, 2017.
Jay-Z and Beyonce Will Not Headline Hurricane Benefit Concert in New York, September 21, 2017.
Nickelback Vocals Added to Post Malone and 21 Savage’s New Song “Rockstar”, September 21, 2017.
Comedian Roadman Shaq Releases Official Version of “Man’s Not Hot” Song, September 21, 2017.
SZA: Jay-Z Told Me He Thought I Was a Fluke, September 21, 2017.
Ty Dolla Sign Shares ‘Beach House 3’ Album Cover, Release Date, September 20, 2017.
Nicki Minaj Declares Her Next Album Will Be the Start of a More Epic Era, September 20, 2017.
Vic Mensa Joins Jay-Z’s 4:44 Tour, September 20, 2017.
Photos of Drake in Wheelchair, Akon Get Included in New York City Parks Department Proposal, September 20, 2017.
10 Hip-Hop Parody Twitter Accounts You Don’t Want to Get Fooled By, September 19, 2017.
21 Hip-Hop Project’s Biggest First-Week Sales in 2017 (So Far), XXLMag.com, September 12, 2017.
Watch Jay-Z’s Footnotes for Every Video He’s Dropped From ‘4:44′ Album So Far, XXLMag.com, August 16, 2017.
Nitty Scott’s New Album ‘Creature’ Is a Rebirth, Revolution and Must-Listen, XXLMag.com, August 11, 2017.
20 of French Montana's Best Guest Verses, XXLMag.com, July 31, 2017.
Everything You Need to Know About Eminem's New Album, XXLMag.com, July 20, 2017.
10 Rappers Who Have Deleted Their Social Media, XXLMag.com, May 29, 2017.
30 of 50 Cent's Best Moments on TV, XXLMag.com, May 16, 2017.
7 Rappers Who Think Kendrick Lamar Is One of the Best Rappers Alive, XXLMag.com, May 1, 2017.
‘LDN’ Documentary Gives an Inside Look at London’s Rap Scene, XXLMag.com, April 18, 2017.
21 Rappers Who Clap Back at Fans on Social Media, April 13, 2017, XXLMag.com.
20 Rappers You Need to See at 2017 SXSW, March 8, 2017, XXLMag.com.
Here’s a Timeline of Remy Ma and Nicki Minaj’s Beef, March 6, 2017, XXLMag.com.
8ky Discusses Entering a New Consciousness After Leaving LMFAO Behind, XXLMag.com, October 7, 2016.
Watch These 10 Actors Spit a Freestyle, XXLMag.com, September 27, 2016.
20 Times Rappers Showed Love to Phil Collins, XXLMag.com, September 26, 2016.
Rappers Share the Stage More Than Ever During Summer Sixteen, XXLMag.com, September 15, 2016.
10 Times Artists Covered A 2Pac Song, XXLMag.com, September 2, 2016.
7 Times Rappers Defended Their Wives, XXLMag.com, September 1, 2016.
20 Times Tyga Excessively Spent Money He Might Not Have, XXLMag.com, August 12, 2016.
21 Times Rappers Provided the Soundtrack to TV Commercials, XXLMag.com, July 19, 2016.
10 Rappers Dealing With Their Disgruntled Exes Over the Years, XXLMag.com, July 11, 2016.
20 Sex Scandals in Hip-Hop, XXLMag.com, June 29, 2016.
20 Times Rappers Experienced an Awkward Interview, XXLMag.com, June 27, 2016.