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MTV’s Hottest MCs in the Game list has caused more controversy than usual this year. Pusha T dismissed the list, J. Cole said he doesn’t “give a f**k” and Kanye West, unforgettably, called up Hot97′s DJ Enuff to complain about his seventh place ranking (and to let the world know he bought Sway his first TV). As a response, the MTV Brain Trust have now unveiled their three honorable mentions for the Hottest MCs list, giving previous mainstays Jay-Z, Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne the nod of approval. At least this will prevent Weezy from jumping on the phone (and we all know how outspoken he’s been lately).

Watch the MTV Brain Trust argue their honorable mentions after the jump…

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