MTV Base has announced that, this year’s session will be headed by Hip Hop head, Proverb, with input and insights from veteran MC and producer Amu, UJFM 16BarsRELOADED’s host Spoken Priestess, DJ & producer DJ Capital, legendary rapper and label head Slikour, SA Hip Hop Awards’ supremo Rashid Kay.
Master lyricist Tumi will also be on hand, sharing and explaining the 6 key criteria that the panelists will weigh up: impact, lyrics, sales, buzz, style and other ‘intangibles’ that make them stand out from the crowd.
Abuti Fill Up. (Casper Nyovest), was one of many South Africans who just woke up and blew twitter with his funny video about what he foresees the MTVBase list will cause.
— Abuti Fill Up (@CassperNyovest) December 1, 2016
On Monday, MTVBase revealed their new panel and this year’s focus will be on the news kids on the block. As we all know that Mzansi has no chill, this is how Twitter reacted to the people nominated on the list:
— Authentic Youth (@therealashley_1) December 1, 2016
#SAHottestMCs Looking at the criteria, Riky Rick should be in the top 5. I mean everybody udluKotini because of him.
— Brad litt. (@MxooMalinga) December 1, 2016
KO doesn’t deserve to be on the list
You gave us nothing this year… even the U name it granny killed you #SAHottestMcs
— Snapchat: NutYourBae (@Yung_btee) December 1, 2016
Emtee deserves number he released an album without a release date went double platinum won awards,killed hooks,licked his lips #SAHottestMcs
— ♞4D Has No Chill❄❄ (@NoChill4D) December 1, 2016
__ Remove Rashid and bring Scoop in, and we can discuss the list from Scratch #SAHottestMcs
— __ Sauce King ? (@_TeeBang) December 1, 2016
Did you know?
2015 Top 10 MC’s inludes1. Cassper Nyovest 2. AKA 3. K.O 4. Ricky Rick 5. Okmalumkoolkat 6. Kwesta 7. Khuli Chana 8. Kid X 9. Ifani 10. L-Tido