The countdown is complete and MTV have revealed the Hottest MC In The Game of 2011 is Rick Ross.
Maybach Music founder Rozay had a storming year thanks to his MMG collabo Self Made Vol 1 and his mixtape Rich Forever. Drizzy came in second with Kanye West third.
Check out the top 10 list according to MTV after the jump.
Dj Premiere puts his blogging hat on, and delivers his annual top 25 albums of the year list. I already know a lot of you will start creating drama down in the comments, but understand it’s Premier’s list. It’s his opinion so chill. Full list after the jump.
A long long time ago #BestRapperNames was trending on twitter. I’ve been meaning to do my own list with the best and worst rapper names for ages now. So let’s get straight to bizne$$ (No Birdman is not on the list). Hit the jump for the list.
The nominees for the 54th annual Grammy Awards were revealed last night. Kanye West walked away leading the pack with a total of 7 nominations. Lil Wayne followed him with 5 nominations. After the jump you can see the list of nominees relevant to Hip-Hop. See the full list here.
As we close out the year 2011, and we look back on the albums that came out this year, we realize it was a great year for music. Some new faces made their debuts, while some of the more familiar ones released more quality music. Too soon to call any of them a classic, we’ll just settle with listing them in order. Over the next 5 weeks (to the end of the year) I, Mike Da Silva, will give you the Top 10 albums of 2011. Two albums each week and a brief summary of each. Keep in mind this list does NOT include mixtapes. That is a separate countdown, because I can already see the comments now. With this being the first week, we will go over numbers ten and nine. They are…
On this day in 1972, a man was born. A man that would go on to change my life in many ways. He changed hip-hop and arguably the entertainment business as a whole. He reminded us that we do have a first amendment. He told us what his name was when he first bursted into the scene and it’s a name we’ll never forget. We’ve all stood up with him, helped him clean out his closet, sang for the moment, lost ourselves, and helped him recover. Happy birthday to Marshall Bruce Mathers III. From “Infinite” to “Hell: The Sequel” this is your day.
With that being said I figured in order to do this day justice, we can reminisce and touch up on what I believe to be his top ten songs. Read more