The 2016 XXL Freshman cover was unveiled today and many Cardi B stans were quick to react to this years picks.
While up-and-coming artists such as Kodak Black, Lil Dicky, and Harlem’s own Dave East deservedly made the cover, many of you wondered why Cardi B didn’t join the freshman class for her “bar for bar goes hard” album Gangsta B—h Music Volume 1 released back in March.
The “Cheap A– Weave” rapper surprised well, everyone, after releasing 17 tracks of pure fire.
Fans voiced their opinions on Twitter.
Cardi B coulda got on that XXL Freshman cover. Name some other deserving female rappers?
— Matthew A. Cherry (@MatthewACherry) June 13, 2016
My only suggestion for the freshman cover was Cardi B. Haven't been excited bout that since Cudi, Blu and Wale was on it.
— Queen Faith (@I_MAN_I) June 13, 2016
Why is cardi b not an xxl freshman? ??
— . (@TorontoPif) June 13, 2016
cardi b for 2017 xxl freshman, don't @ me
— cinnamon toasted. (@_12kt3) June 13, 2016
Cardi B should be in the XXL Freshman Class tbh. Her mixtape was pure ???
— ladies hit squad (@Nine_Peak) June 13, 2016
The Freshman XXL Cover features Lil Dicky, Desiigner, Kodak Black, Lil Uzi, Dave East, Denzel Curry, G Herbo, Anderson .Paak, 21 Savage, and Lil Yachty.
Should Cardi B have made the cover this year? Sound off in the comments!