Kendrick Lamar brings the crown to Compton as the #1 ‘Hottest MC In The Game.’
2 Chainz reinvents himself, slaying G.O.O.D. Music features and a solo LP that helps land him the #2 spot in the “Hottest MCs in the Game”.
Rick Ross rounds out the top as the #3 “Hottest MC in the Game” with a new album and the MMG legacy.
Nas makes it to MTV’s “Hottest MC in the Game” list at #4, after a long, revered career.
Drake is the #5 “Hottest MC in the Game,” as MTV News’ hip-hop power ranking reaches the halfway mark. So far, MCs including Kanye West and Future have also taken position on the “VIII” list.
Big Sean leapfrogs over his G.O.O.D. Music mentor, Kanye West, and Harlem’s A$AP Rocky to take the #6 spot on MTV News’ “Hottest MCs in the Game VIII.”
Kanye West and his G.O.O.D. Music protégé Big Sean battle for the #6 “Hottest MC in the Game” titles, with the mentor eventually landing at the #7 spot after heated debate.
A$AP Rocky and Big Sean battle for the #7 “Hottest MC in the Game” spot, with the fashionable Harlem spitter landing at 8 in a final vote by MTV’s Hip-Hop Brain Trust.
Future takes the #9 spot on MTV News’ “Hottest MCs in the Game VIII,” with a collection of club staples and a knack for infectious hooks.
Meek Mill bests French Montana for the #10 spot in the eighth edition of MTV News’ “Hottest MCs in the Game.”