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Lyrical acrobatics: Baltimore rapper Los over Drake's 'Lord Knows'
Lyrical acrobatics: Baltimore rapper Los over Drake's 'Lord Knows'

The chances of Los — a Baltimore rapper once signed to and quietly dropped from Diddy's Bad Boy Records — being named one of XXL's 2012 Freshmen aren't good. Like most of the hip-hop-only magazines on stands, XXL's clout in rap-circles has diminished greatly over the years. Yet somehow, its annual issue of up-and-comers generates heated debates online, and thus, we still care when Baltimore rappers are included. (Congrats, also, to Mullyman, the only other Baltimore MC included on the ballot.) But let's be real — Los will likely not beat out the likes of French Montana, A$AP Rocky and Machine Gun Kelly. Even drivel such as Kreayshawn and Sam...

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