Thanksgiving has always been about food.

We suffer through the awkward small talk and often anti-climactic football games for the sake of the meal that awaits us at the end of the day, and even then that "meal" is representative of ethnic cleansing and genocide. But there are a few other pros that lay outside of gorging yourself on mashed potatoes. The holiday always falls on a Thursday, which means you always have a four day weekend. Black Friday is also the following day, so despite whatever infuriating experiences you may have on Thanksgiving with your family, you can at least rest easy knowing you can go out and buy enough stuff to numb the pain.

These reasons alone are enough to warrant celebration. So while you clench your jaw through what is almost guaranteed to be a painfully long afternoon, why not curate some music to help elevate your mood and remind yourself that a four day weekend of relaxation awaits?

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The Worst XXL Freshman Freestyles

With the 2020 Freshman Freestyles fully underway, here are the most cringe-worthy raps in recent memory

The XXL Freshman Freestyle is a strange beast.

On the one hand, the allotted 90 seconds has allowed for bubbling new talents to really show their strength. The 16-bar offerings from Vince Staples and Angel Haze still remain some of the most talked-about freestyles in XXL history. But on the other hand, placing swag-rappers and singers in an arena built for battle rappers seems cruel and unfair at times.

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