Jay-Z Tops MTV’s 2009 Hottest MCs List

Jay-Z finds himself at the top of another list. This time, the Jiggaman has been crowned No. 1 on MTV’s 2009 Hottest MCs in the Game, up from No. 2 last year. Lil Wayne, Kanye West, and Rick Ross land in the top 5, while Raekwon, Gucci Mane, Fabolous, and Drake all make their first appearances on the annual list based on an MC’s current achievements. Click below for the final rankings as voted on by the MTV News Hip-Hop Brain Trust.

10. Raekwon
9. 50 Cent
8. Fabolous
7. Young Jeezy
6. Gucci Mane
5. Rick Ross
4. Kanye West
3. Drake
2. Lil Wayne
1. Jay-Z