Video: MTV’s Hottest MCs In The Game: #9 Future

Future Hendrix takes MTV News‘ #9 “Hottest MCs In The Game” spot.

What began as a strictly underground run began to take off in 2011 with Future’s “Tony Montana” single and its Drake-assisted remix. During 2012, however, Future sky-rocketed to new heights with high-powered pop hooks, while still keeping his hold on the streets. His mix of melodic arrangements and raspy rap bars were a sure-shot formula for some of the year’s biggest hits.

Whether it was the gold-selling, chart-topping syrupy ballad “Turn on the Lights,” the T.I.-backed “Magic” or the infectious “Same Damn Time,” Future seemed to have club staples on lock. But it was his guest spots on songs like Rihanna’s “Loveeeeeee Song” and Lil Wayne’s “Love Me” that helped create a sense that the Atlanta rapper/songwriter was omnipresent. “Love Me” is a top 10 Billboard hit, and if the Rihanna record ever gets released as a single, it has the potential to do the same.

Previously: Video: MTV’s Hottest MCs In The Game: #10 Meek Mill

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10 Responses to “Video: MTV’s Hottest MCs In The Game: #9 Future”

  1. hugh hef Says:

    future sings…he auto tunes…smh

  2. Jackson7 Says:

    knicks finna kick ass

  3. Gob Bluth Says:

    Not this nonsense again smh

  4. hugh hef Says:

    The future is scaring me (no pun intended)

    2012 – 2013 Minnesota Timberwolves = Apartheid Basketball Club (shit looks like a euro team in the olympics)

    Mackelmore being number #1 on itunes and billboard…the influx of white rappers running the rap game…and yes Drake is white…

    French Kevin and HolidayKirk running nahright

  5. Jackson7 Says:

    antebellum period >>> future

  6. Harlem World Says:

    if chief keef and black migo aint on this list, i dont resepckt it

  7. Jackson7 Says:

    even our black president is white

  8. Harlem World Says:

    future got them killer hooks

    thats his not so secret weapon

    cant really rap for shit tho

  9. Jackson7 Says:

    twolves got a puerto rican backup point guard with blonde hair and blues eyes…

    wtf is going on?

    jj berea need more people

    that nigga is whiter than jason kidd

  10. Harlem World Says:

    ______>>>>>>weird brazillian soccer players who talk and look like pre pubescent children

    no pedo just in case

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