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Vanessa Satten

As Editor-in-Chief of the now "digital-only" XXL Magazine and the overarching crafter of the publication’s classic Freshman Class list, which catalyzes the careers of contemporary hip-hop artists, Vanessa Satten is a commander in the world of rap journalism. She’s known for her self-assured opinions and comprehensive understanding of the rap industry, which has gained her widespread respect and far-reaching influence in the business.

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