Coming in at number nine on MTV’s Hottest MC list is B.o.B. Lets look at the stats: Number one debut. Three top 10 hits. Obama. What will the MC do next?
“For Mixtape Daily, he was one of the main featured guys, more than anyone else,” MTV News senior writer Jayson Rodriguez said during the Hottest MCs roundtable. “To sort of solidify it with these records … I just think he did a good job of what every underground MC wants to do: sort of take that and cross over and do it in a way where it’s credible. Where he can make these pop records, but the hip-hop community is still like, ‘He came from here. We know what he did. He’s solid.’ “