Manny is the Associate Editor for XXL from Irvington, N.J. and resident Saiyan/Shinobi. He loves music, the New York Giants, the New Jersey Nets and chicken fingers wrapped with bacon.
Kevin Gates’ Wife, Dreka, Helps the Rapper Tell His Life Story in “Had To” Video
Dreka tells XXL the story behind Kevin Gates' "Had To" video, shares when fans can expect new music from him and gives an update on how the rapper is doing in prison.
Kendrick Lamar Wins Album of the Year for ‘DAMN.’ and More at 2017 BET Hip-Hop Awards
This is another big win for Kendrick Lamar.
Drake Listens to Unreleased Marr Grey Song During Nighttime Jog
Drake loves dubstep.
Chance The Rapper Wins Best New Artist at 2017 BET Awards
Chance with the W for Chicago.
Migos and Lil Yachty Join Steve Aoki for New Song “Night Call”
Steve Aoki's 'Kolony' album drops July 21.
Listen to Frank Ocean’s Solo Version of “Biking”
Frank Ocean has been releasing a ton of new music.
T-Pain Drops Hilarious New Song “You Don’t Know Sh*t”
Hopefully a new album is dropping soon.
Machine Gun Kelly, Quavo and Ty Dolla Sign Travel Overseas for New Song “Trap Paris”
Machine Gun Kelly has himself a hit.
Nicki Minaj Joins Pop Band DNCE for New Song “Kissing Strangers”
Nicki Minaj joins pop band DNCE for "Kissing Strangers." Listen here.
Here Are 10 of Jay Z’s Biggest Political Moves
Jay Z's showcased a strong political side throughout his career.
10 of Drake’s Best Diss Songs
From "Back to Back" to "Exposed," these are the best of Drake's diss songs in his career.
Here’s What Your Favorite Rappers Were Doing on Election Day
Find out what your favorite rappers were doing on Election Day, from getting people to vote to showing their "I voted" stickers and everything in between.