Watch: 2012 XXL Freshmen Part One

This is the moment we’ve all been waiting for. This is also the moment when XXL can save face by showcasing the lyrical prowess of their 2012 freshmen. The Cypher can sway the pre-mature opinion that many on the list aren’t deserving. First up we have Atlanta veteran Roscoe Dash and young Future, along with California’s lyricist Hopsin, Detroit’s eccentric Danny Brown and the Ohio Wild Boy, Machine Gun Kelly. Tell us in the comment below who you thought had the best verse and who didn’t bring their A- game.