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Frank Ocean Shocked By Reception

[vodpod id=Video.5773322&w=540&h=350&fv=configParams%3Dvid%253D632314%2526uri%253Dmgid%253Auma%253Avideo%253Amtv.com%253A632314] Within the last week, Odd Future has been in the studio with the Neptunes, covered Billboard, and the group’s Frank Ocean was featured in The NY Times. Although the crooner kept his studio session with Beyoncé on the hush, he tells MTV that he’s shocked by the ‘net’s response to his Nostalagia, Ultra. “The first thing that was shocking to me — as a person that grew up with the Internet and knowing how vicious people can be, especially when they are anonymous — early on, there […]

Cory Gunz Reality Show Debuting In April

After a year of waiting, Cory Gunz’s reality show, Son Of A Gun will air on Thursday, April 28 at 11pm on MTV. Executive produced by Nick Cannon, the six part series will document Cory’s journey to super stardom. “Cory’s story is inspiring, one that boldly paints the many trials and tribulations he’s had to endure in pursuit of his dreams.” said Nick Cannon, executive producer of “Son of a Gun.” “I’m grateful for the access that Cory and Peter […]

Eminem: #1 Hottest MC In The Game

[vodpod id=Video.4749401&w=425&h=350&fv=configParams%3Did%253D1650152%2526vid%253D589729%2526uri%253Dmgid%253Auma%253Avideo%253Amtv.com%253A589729] Drum roll please. This year’s Hottest MC In The Game is none other than Eminem. Can’t front, Fire Marshall has been a sizzling for nearly all year long. Read up below: Em got back in the swing of things this year, first by ripping the all-star posse cut “Forever,” which, despite being released in September 2009, had enough momentum to keep playing all the way into 2010. Then he guested on the Lil Wayne single “Drop the World,” […]

Jay-Z: #2 Hottest MC In The Game

[vodpod id=Video.4749386&w=425&h=350&fv=configParams%3Did%253D1650152%2526vid%253D589730%2526uri%253Dmgid%253Auma%253Avideo%253Amtv.com%253A589730] It was close, but the reigning Hottest MC In The Game falls to second place. Two is not a winner, but in this case, everyone will still remember. On to the next one. “There’s nobody in the game that’s even coming close to spitting how Jay is doing,” MTV News’ Shaheem Reid said. “When you talk about Hottest MCs, that’s the very foundation … and Jay is just murdering everything in hip-hop right now, lyrically.” mtv Previously: Kanye

Kanye West: #3 Hottest MC In The Game

[vodpod id=Video.4749261&w=425&h=350&fv=configParams%3Did%253D1650152%2526vid%253D589728%2526uri%253Dmgid%253Auma%253Avideo%253Amtv.com%253A589728] Kanye was actually the fourth Hottest MC In The Game at first, but was bumped up a spot. G.O.O.D. call, guys. “He’s basically putting out a mixtape on the radio,” MTV News supervising producer Sean Lee said during the Hottest MCs roundtable discussion. “These songs are throwaways for his album. He’s taking this beat from here, this feature on here, let me get this person on here, and putting them out to the public. And the public is […]

Drake: #4 Hottest MC In The Game

[vodpod id=Video.4749261&w=425&h=350&fv=configParams%3Did%253D1650152%2526vid%253D589728%2526uri%253Dmgid%253Auma%253Avideo%253Amtv.com%253A589728] Mr. October’s Very Own comes in as the number 4 Hottest MC In The Game. Initially, he was a spot higher but eventually fell down a notch. Congrats, nonetheless. Drake was a staple on radio all year, whether it was “Bedrock” with Young Money, “Money to Blow” with Baby and Lil Wayne, “Forever” with Kanye West, Lil Wayne and Eminem, or any one of the songs from So Far Gone that stayed in rotation. “He’s been on the […]

Rick Ross: #5 Hottest MC In The Game

[vodpod id=Video.4749187&w=425&h=350&fv=configParams%3Did%253D1650152%2526vid%253D589727%2526uri%253Dmgid%253Auma%253Avideo%253Amtv.com%253A589727] Coming in at number five on the Hottest MC list is Ricky Rozay. Here’s why: “Teflon Don, that’s the album of the year right now, I don’t care what it sold,” MTV News’ Shaheem Reid said during the Hottest MCs roundtable. “From ‘I’m Not a Star’ down to [‘All the Money in the World’], ‘Tears of Joy,’ it just really grips your soul when you hear him having the foresight to bring Cee-Lo back. Cee-Lo was singing his […]

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