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Rick Ross: #1 Hottest MC In The Game

[vodpod id=Video.16114255&w=540&h=350&fv=] Drum roll please. According to MTV, Rick Ross has been crowned as this year’s Hottest MC In The Game Congrats to the Bawse. Whether on his own singles (“You the Boss,” “I Love My Bitches”) or on tracks that he was featured on, the M-I-Yayo MC turned in multiple unforgettable performances. “Ima Boss” was technically Meek’s song, but the casual listener may have missed that fact. Lil Wayne’s “John” was basically a remix of the 2010 Ross track […]

Drake: #2 Hottest MC In The Game

[vodpod id=Video.16114255&w=540&h=350&fv=] With the release of one of the best albums of the past year with Take Care, Drizzy comes in as the runner-up on this year’s list. Drake’s dominance is well-documented, from SoundScan success to extraordinarily extensive radio play. As an artist, the Young Money standout blends R&B melody and alternative sensibilities with an MC’s bravado. While still spitting bars with some of the game’s most highly regarded lyricists, his emotive writing style made it acceptable for rappers to […]

Kanye West: #3 Hottest MC In The Game

[vodpod id=Video.16114250&w=540&h=350&fv=] With Jay-Z already coming in at number 6, it’s only right that Mr. West makes the list as well and he comes in at number 3. “Jay-Z has really stood alone over the course of his career and he never really let somebody else get in the front,” said Rahman Dukes, MTV News’ director of hip-hop news, about the collaboration. “This is the one time [he let someone take control] and that’s a huge nod to Kanye’s genius.” […]

Lil Wayne: #5 Hottest MC In The Game

[vodpod id=Video.16114231&w=540&h=350&fv=] Tonight, MTV2 gives us the rest of the list for Hottest MC In The Game. Starting off at number 5 is Mr. Carter. After having a pretty disappointing album, this is a questionable choice. “Wayne had a strong year; almost a million in a week doesn’t lie,” said Yomi Desalu, MTV’s senior director of music and talent. “He’s definitely remained relevant for the whole year and once he came out, he hit the ground running.” Previously: #10 Wale […]