Kendrick Lamar tops MTV’s “Hottest MCs In The Game VIII” list | Music News

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This week MTV brought us the latest installment in their “Hottest MCs In The Game” list, which is always drenched in controversy (and generally wrong to be honest).

Well after nearly a week of revealing the top 10 artists on the “Hottest MCs In The Game VIII” list chosen by their ‘Hip-Hop Brain Trust’, the top spot (and pretty much the only position that was correctly awarded) was revealed last night, and sitting in the rightful position at number one is the Compton hailing superstar Kendrick Lamar.

Salute King Kendrick, whose Aftermath debut LP good kid, m.A.A.d city has impressed and resonated with critics and fans all over the world, and scored full marks over in our review.

The MTV Hip-Hop Brain Trust selected the rappers based on rhyme skill, flow, buzz, commercial success, business ventures, web presence and cultural influence. So with that in mind, take a look at the full list below

MTV’s “Hottest MCs in the Game VIII” List

1. Kendrick Lamar
2. 2 Chainz
3. Rick Ross
4. Nas
5. Drake
6. Big Sean
7. Kanye West
8. A$AP Rocky
9. Future
10. Meek Mill