'Hottest MCs In The Game': Check Out The MTV News Hip-Hop Brain Trust's Top 10s!

Some of the lists have changed since the debate (and a lot have more than 10) — but hey, that's hip-hop!

The MTV News Hip-Hop Brain Trust: Collectively we've made decisions that cause controversy and make the hip-hop community talk. We all stand by each other, but as you can tell from our roundtable debates, everyone submits their individual lists before a vote takes place on various "Hottest" or "Greatest" list positioning — most recently for the latest edition of [article id="1587663"]"Hottest MCs in the Game."[/article]

While everyone's opinions are certainly heard in the show, here are the Brain Trust's individual lists of who they think is hot right now. And yes, some of these lists have been updated since everyone sat down at the roundtable — the game changes often!

Tuma Basa

Director, MTV Music Programming

1. Lil Wayne

2. Jay-Z

3. Rick Ross

4. Kanye West

5. 50 Cent

6. Snoop Dogg

7. Lupe Fiasco

8. Young Jeezy

9. T.I.

10. Bun B

Bridget Bland

Contributor, MTV Radio Network

1. Kanye West

2. Jay-Z

3. Lil Wayne

4. Young Jeezy

5. Rick Ross

6. Lupe Fiasco

7. T.I.

8. Snoop Dogg

9. Andre 3000

10. Soulja Boy Tell'em

Honorable mentions:

Plies

Ludacris

Gucci Mane

Rocko

Shawty Lo

Lil' Kim

Buttahman

Director, Music & Talent, MTV Jams

1. Lil Wayne

2. Kanye West

3. Jay-Z

4. Rick Ross

5. T.I.

6. 50 Cent

7. Ludacris

8. Soulja Boy Tell'em

9. Big Boi

10. Flo Rida

11.Young Jeezy

12. Snoop Dogg

Rahman Dukes

Senior Producer, MTVNews.com

(In no particular order)

Lil Wayne

Kanye West

Jay-Z

Nas

50 Cent

Plies

Rick Ross

Young Jeezy

Prodigy

The Game

Honorable mentions:

T.I.

Saigon

Sean Lee

Supervising Producer, MTV News

1. Kanye West

2. Lil Wayne

3. Jay-Z

4. Rick Ross

5. Snoop Dogg

6. 50 Cent

7. Andre 3000

8. Young Jeezy

9. Lupe Fiasco

10. Plies

11. T.I.

12. Soulja Boy Tell'em

13. Flo Rida

14. Pusha T

Joseph Patel

Senior Producer, MTV News

1. Kanye West

2. Lil Wayne

3. Young Jeezy

4. Ghostface Killah

5. Pusha T

6. Big Boi

7. Styles P

8. Bun B

9. Snoop Dogg

10. Rick Ross

Honorable mentions:

Andre 3000

Jay-Z

Shaheem Reid

Senior Hip-Hop Editor, MTV News

1. Kanye West

2. Jay-Z

3. Lil Wayne

4. 50 Cent

5. Rick Ross

6. Lupe Fiasco

7. Young Jeezy

8. T.I

9. Snoop Dogg

10. Plies

Jayson Rodriguez

Editorial Director, XXLMag.com

1. Kanye West

2. Lil Wayne

3. Jay-Z

4. Snoop Dogg

5. 50 Cent

6. Rick Ross

7. Lupe Fiasco

8. Young Jeezy

9. Plies

10. Talib Kweli

11. T.I.

12. Ghostface

13. Fabolous

14. Joe Budden

15. Styles P

Now that you've checked out our "Hottest MCs in the Game" show, we want to know what MCs you're feeling! Keep the debate rolling by submitting your own top-10 list below or heading to YouRHere.MTV.com to upload your video reaction. And the hotness continues: You can check in on last year's top 10 and see this year's complete list on our "Hottest MCs" page.