The real is back! Hip-hop's most highly contested debate returns to MTV2 on Sunday, February 19, with the "Hottest MCs in the Game VII." MTV News correspondent Sway Calloway will oversee the roundtable discussion while the Hottest MCs Hip-Hop Brain Trust will convene to decide who the top rappers in the game are!
Eminem snagged the top spot on "Hottest MCs in the Game VI," and Jay-Z, Kanye West and Lil Wayne have all topped the list in previous years. Drake, Rick Ross, Ludacris and Waka Flocka Flame all appeared in the top 10 during the last debate, and Nicki Minaj became the first female MC to ever earn a spot on "Hottest." So who will make the list this year? Tune in to find out!
"Hottest MCs in the Game VII" will come on a special night of cutting-edge rap programming on MTV2. The game's legends will be honored on "MTV2 Presents: Yo! MTV Raps Classic Cuts." During the 30-minute retrospective, which will also be hosted by Sway, "Yo!" will take a look back at three classic tracks that helped shape hip-hop culture. That's not all. The night will conclude with the brand-new "Sucker Free Certified," which will celebrate five of the most talented and buzzworthy artists in rap. It's shaping up to be quite the night, where rap's past, present and future all be honored.
Tune in to MTV2 on Sunday, February 19, at 10 p.m. ET/PT to catch "MTV2 Presents: Yo! MTV Raps Classic Cuts," then watch "Hottest MCs in the Game VII" immediately after at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT before capping the night off with "Sucker Free Certified" at 11 p.m. ET/PT.
Who do you think should top the "Hottest MCs in the Game VII" list? Tells us in the comments!