So much for a countdown this year as the cover for XXL 2011 has leaked onto the net over a month early.

The artists to make the list this year are as follows: [twitter=LilTwist]Lil Twist[/twitter], CyHi Da Prynce, Big K.R.I.T., Meek Mill, Diggy Simmons, Kendrick Lamar, Yelawolf, Fred The Godson, Mac Miller, Lil B, and YG.

Shouts to the RR