Cardi B and her Billboard No. 1 "Bodak Yellow" might be the future of rap, but XXL is taking a look back at those who've paved the way.

To celebrate the iconic magazine's 20th anniversary, XXL’s Fall 2017 issue will offer 20 new iconic covers that feature a total of 26 hip hop mavens — veterans and newbies alike — who've made huge contributions to the industry. Nicki MinajDiddy50 CentMigos and Rae Sremmurd are just some of the acts that will be featured (you can get a full lineup in the video below). Plus, the collectors editions will include interviews with the stars featured.

Longtime XXL photographer Travis Shinn, who just shot the 2017 XXL Freshman cover, captured the rappers, the collection of whom also includes Gucci ManeYo Gotti and Cam’ron.

"From the start of these artists’ careers, to the bumps in the road, to the chart-topping wins, to the genre-defining albums and much more, XXL has been there to capture the biggest moments of their careers, whether in the magazine or on," Georgette Cline wrote in celebration of the celebration.

Print editions hit newsstands everywhere on Oct. 17, but you can get early access on Plus, the site will devote each day of October to one of the stars included, and roll out special video interviews and photos.

Celebrate XXL's 20th Anniversary With Iconic Magazine Covers:

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