Coming back better and even more hungrier in 2010, Wale carried that same drive into 2011. His focus and relentless grind worked, signing with Rick Ross’ Maybach Music Group, and his sophomore album Ambition debuting at #2 on the charts. Those notable feats plus successful singles on the charts lands Wale at #10 on MTV’s “Hottest MCs in the Game VII” list. Watch the panel make their case for Wale above, and read their criteria breakdown below.
The criteria to be considered a Hottest MC are based on a combination of impact, buzz, sales, lyrics, swag and the intangibles