Kanye West Is Back As #3 Hottest MC In The Game!

G.O.O.D. Friday series and epic TV performances thrust 'Ye back into the spotlight.

Drake Returns To Hottest MCs In The Game List At #4!

Drizzy delivered on his debut and was a staple on radio in 2010.

Rick Ross Holds Strong At #5 On Hottest MCs List!

The Bawse earned his spot with 'B.M.F.' street banger and start-to-finish classic album Teflon Don.

Nicki Minaj Makes Hottest MCs In The Game Debut At #6!

Young Money princess is the first female on the list, thanks to her game-changing features and over-the-top image.

Lil Wayne Is The #7 Hottest MC In The Game!

With help from his Young Money fam, Weezy proved not even prison bars could stop his otherworldly flow and undeniable 'star power.'

Waka Flocka Flame Bursts Onto Hottest MCs List At #8!

ATL rapper earns his first Hottest MCs in the Game bid thanks to consistency in the clubs.

B.o.B Makes His Hottest MCs In The Game Debut At #9!

Bobby Ray's transition from underground upstart to chart-smashing hitmaker lands him on the list.

Ludacris Is The #10 Hottest MC In The Game!

Making his first-ever appearance on the list, Luda took the 10th spot with his Battle of the Sexes and a slew of chart-topping cameos.

Rapper Huddy 6 Killed In Car Accident

Harlem MC and Cam'ron's childhood friend died on the George Washington Bridge heading to New Jersey.

Eminem, Lil Wayne Turn Mutual Respect Into 'No Love'

Video for single from Em's Recovery premieres Thursday night on MTV.

Nicki Minaj's 'Right Thru Me' Leaks

'It's a really, really pretty song,' Minaj told MTV News last month.

Taylor Swift, Kanye West Have Critics Debating VMAs Again

The media weighs in on what 'Innocent' and 'Runaway' are saying about last year's incident.

T.I. Could Lose AXE Promo Deal Due To Arrest

'AXE is committed to respecting and upholding the law and promoting a positive image to consumers,' reps for grooming-products company say.

Kanye West Apologizes To Taylor Swift For 2009 VMA Interruption

'I'm sorry, Taylor,' West wrote on Twitter Saturday morning.

Jay-Z, Eminem Stadium Show A Victory For Hip-Hop, Critics Say

'What [Detroit] got was an evening that may well go down as a milestone for hip-hop,' Brian McCollum wrote in USA Today.

Eminem's Recovery: What Is The Secret Of Its Success?

Experts point to radio hits and a starved fanbase as the main factors.