(AllHipHop News) At one time the MTV brand sparked national debate with its annual "Hottest MCs In The Game" countdown.
The roundtable conversation is returning to television on Friday, December 16 on MTV2.
Joe Budden, Nick Cannon, Charlamagne Tha God, Taxstone, and other industry insiders were part of the eight-person panel discussion.
Previously, the show attempted to determine the 10 most important Hip Hop acts of each year from 2007 - 2012.
Lil Wayne, Kanye West, Jay Z, Eminem, Rick Ross, and Kendrick Lamar were each named the #1 emcee throughout the life of the "Hottest MCs In The Game" series.
Some of the contenders for 2016 will likely be Drake, Chance The Rapper, Kanye West, and Future.
The artist sitting in the 10th spot this year will be announced on MTV2’s website and social media outlets on December 12.
Three more selections will be revealed throughout that week with the top 6 finalists disclosed on 12/16.
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