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I gotta give my top 10: Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy, T.I., 50, Fat Joe, Kanye, Ludacris, [Juelz] Santana, Yung Joc, Young Dro.

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The MTV Hip-Hop Brain Trust: "The Hottest MCs In The Game"

Tuma Basa - manager, MTV Music Programming
Bridget Bland - producer/writer, MTV Radio Network
Buttahman - director, music and talent, "MTV Jams"
Sway Calloway - on-air correspondent, MTV News
Rahman Dukes - senior producer, MTVNews.com
Andrea Duncan-Mao - senior music editor, MTV.com Editorial
Sean Lee - supervising producer, MTV News
Joseph Patel - producer, MTV News
Shaheem Reid - hip-hop editor, MTV News
Jayson Rodriguez - hip-hop writer, MTV News



Tuma Basa
Representing: Rwanda, Africa and Iowa City, Iowa



Picks:
1. T.I.
2. Andre 3000
3. Lil Wayne
4. Rick Ross
5. Nas
6. Jay-Z
7. UGK's Bun B
8. Jim Jones
9. Game
10. 50 Cent

Honorable Mention:
Rich Boy



Bridget Bland
Representing: ATL



Picks:
1. Andre 3000
2. Lil Wayne
3. T.I.
4. Young Jeezy
5. 50 Cent
6. Kanye West
7. Yung Joc
8. Ludacris
9. Game
10. Jay-Z

Honorable Mentions:
Gucci Mane
Snoop Dogg
Jim Jones



Buttahman
Representing: Baltimore



Picks:
1. Kanye West
2. Rich Boy
3. Yung Joc
4. Lil Wayne
5. 50 Cent
6. T.I.
7. Game
8. Andre 3000
9. Common
10. Young Jeezy

Honorable Mention:
Rick Ross


Rahman Dukes
Representing: 9th Street, Troy, New York and Queens, New York



Picks:
1. Kanye West
2. 50 Cent
3. Lil Wayne
4. Young Jeezy
5. Game
6. Nas
7. Jay-Z
8. T.I.
9. Common
10. Fabolous

Honorable Mentions:
Saigon
Icadon
Lil Mama



Andrea Duncan-Mao
Representing: Harlem, New York



Picks:
1. Lil Wayne
2. 50 Cent
3. T.I.
4. Kanye West
5. Common
6. Andre 3000
7. Young Jeezy
8. Fabolous
9. Chamillionaire
10. Jim Jones

Honorable Mentions:
Freeway
Juelz Santana
Lil Mama



Sean Lee
Representing: St. Louis



Picks:
1. Lil Wayne
2. Andre 3000
3. Kanye West
4. T.I.
5. Common
6. Nas
7. Game
8. Young Jeezy
9. Jay-Z
10. UGK's Bun B

Honorable Mentions:
Fabolous
The Clipse's Pusha T



Joseph Patel
Representing: East Bay, California



Picks:
1. Lil Wayne
2. Andre 3000
3. Young Jeezy
4. Ghostface Killah
5. Game
6. T.I.
7. The Clipse
8. Mobb Deep's Prodigy
9. Common
10. UGK's Bun B

Honorable Mentions:
MF Doom
Pusha T
Gucci Mane



Shaheem Reid
Representing: Queens, New York



Picks:
1. Lil Wayne
2. T.I.
3. Kanye West
4. The Game
5. Young Jeezy
6. Jay-Z
7. Andre 3000
8. 50 Cent
9. Nas
10. Ludacris

Honorable Mentions:
Common
Swizz Beatz (not your traditional MC, but I love his hit records right now)
Fat Joe
Jim Jones



Jayson Rodriguez
Representing: Brooklyn, New York, and Delaware



Picks:
1. Lil Wayne
2. T.I.
3. Kanye West
4. Andre 3000
5. Young Jeezy
6. Game
7. Jay-Z
8. The Clipse's Pusha T
9. Ghostface Killah
10. Common

Honorable Mentions:
Nas
50 Cent
Lupe Fiasco


NEXT: Wondering why Nas isn't in the top 10? So is a brain trust member
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