MTV’s ‘Hottest MCs in the Game’ 2008

MTV aired their “Hottest MCs in the Game” special for the second year in a row on Friday. Below is the list of the top 10 MCs right now as chosen by the MTV News Hip-Hop Brain Trust. When picking the list, the MTV News panel looked at the most prominent MCs of the past year or so.

Find out who made 2008’s list.

10. T.I. (#2 in 2007)
9. André 3000 (#4 in 2007)
8. Young Jeezy (#6 in 2007)
7. Lupe Fiasco (not on 2007’s list)
6. 50 Cent (#8 in 2007)
5. Snoop Dogg (not on 2007’s list)
4. Rick Ross (not on 2007’s list)
3. Lil Wayne (#1 in 2007)
2. Jay-Z (#7 in 2007)
1. Kanye West (#5 in 2007)

Click here for 2007’s list.

What do you think of this year’s list?