A$AP Rocky Lands At No. 8, Kanye West No. 7 & Big Sean Comes In At No. 6 On MTV's Hottest MC's In The Game List [Video]

 

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MTV continues to roll out their list of the Hottest MC's in the Game as we countdown to No. 1. Today three more artists names were added.

 

 

24-year old Harlem rapper A$AP Rocky was one of the most talked about emcees of 2012. His debut album Long.Live.A$AP made it's debut at No. 1 on the Billboard charts with sales of 139,000 copies when it was released in January 2013.

By that time he had already dropped two hot singles with "Goldie" and "F*ckin Problems" in 2012. He was also featured on Schoolboy Q's "Hands on the Wheel" and the remix to Rihanna's "Cockiness."

Add to that his successful Long Live A$AP Tour, and that was enough to place him at No. 8 on MTV's list.



 

Kanye West is next up on the list landing at No. 8. The Louis Vuitton Don didn't have a solo album in 2012, but he kept his name ringing by releasing the G.O.O.D. Music compilation Cruel Summer, which produced the hit singles "Mercy," "Clique," "New God Flow" and the remix to Chief Keef's "I Don't Like."

 

West made guest appearances on 2 Chainz's "Birthday Song" and the remix to Rihanna's "Diamonds."

 

Yeezy also successfully took over Europe for part of the year with Jay-Z on the Watch the Throne tour.

 

Is No. 7 a good spot for Kanye?


 

Big Sean is an interesting choice for No. 6 on the Hottest MC's in the Game list. The Detroit rapper didn't have an album out in 2012, but he did release the Detroit mixtape which featured "Mula." He also dropped the single "Guap."

 

He appeared on "Mercy" with Kanye West, 2 Chainz and Pusha T. Sean was also featured on "Clique" with Kanye West and Jay-Z.

In your opinion was that enough to rank him so high on the list? The brain trust at MTV certainly thinks so.

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Comment by Gudda Henry Aguilar on March 5, 2013 at 10:40pm
Dis list just gets worst n worst
Comment by Daron Cooper on March 5, 2013 at 2:59pm
I think Kanye made Cruel Summer to show what his people from G.O.O.D. Music can do, so yea Big Sean would take it.
Comment by M.K.J... on March 4, 2013 at 10:28pm
I WOULD PICK BIG SEAN OVER KANYE LAZY A** TOO LOL...
Comment by M.K.J... on March 4, 2013 at 9:51pm
IM COOL WITH THEIR SPOTS...
Comment by FloDragon on March 4, 2013 at 9:05pm
Kanye is the only one that deserves to be on the list, the rest need to step up there lyrical game!
Comment by Antony on March 4, 2013 at 7:09pm
Agreed MTV you guys suck DONKEY balls with this F**kin list every year every year you people sleep on some good MC's out there
Comment by tinkhanii on March 4, 2013 at 6:36pm
They need to make an online base where we..who listen to hip hip can vote,the list is already s***! Useless I must say .apart from meek mill and mr west none of these faggots belong here
Comment by Tron on March 4, 2013 at 6:29pm
Who ever came up with this list needs to die,who the f*** said a group of 5 people can speak for the entire world???? f*** you and the list you cane up with.
Comment by $DMoney$ on March 4, 2013 at 5:04pm
@Killa Cam you speak the truth! This list year after year is f****** garbage!!

@TTS you know that check is fat for sway to go against everything he has stood for LOL
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