MTV's "Hottest MCs in the Game VII" kicks off on Hottest.MTV.Com on February 13, when we begin our countdown, revealing numbers 10-6 throughout the week. Then catch the top 5 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT on MTV2 on Sunday, February 19. Until Monday, there is no official list of MCs circulating. The criteria to be considered a Hottest MC are based on a combination of impact, buzz, sales, lyrics, swag and the intangibles.
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.