Who’s the hottest MC?

ProVerb will be overseeing the countdown. (Gallo Images)
ProVerb will be overseeing the countdown. (Gallo Images)

Johannesburg - In 2014 it was K.O. Last year it was Cassper Nyovest. Who will it be this year? Tune in for this two-part top-10 countdown, where MTV Base and South African hip-hop industry giants decide who they think the country’s hottest MC is.

This year’s session will be hosted by seasoned hip-hop head ProVerb, with input and insights from veteran MC and producer Amu, UJ FM 16BarsRELOADED’s host Spoken Priestess, DJ and producer DJ Capital, popular rapper and label head Slikour, and SA Hip-Hop Awards’ supremo, Rashid Kay.

Master lyricist Tumi will also be on hand, sharing and explaining the six key criteria that the panellists will weigh up in the Hottest MCs of 2016: impact, lyrics, sales, buzz, style and other intangible qualities that make them stand out from the crowd.

Catch Rountable: Hottest MCs of 2016 on Thursday and Friday at 17:05 on MTV Base (DStv 322).