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MTV2 Honors Hip-Hop’s Past, Present and Future when “Yo! MTV Raps Classic Cuts” and “Hottest MCs In The Game VII” Join “Sucker Free Countdown” on Sunday 2/19/12

on January 25, 2012with 0 comments

MTV2 will honor hip-hop’s past, present and future with a special night of programming on Sunday, February 19th, kicking off at 10pm ET/PT with the next installment of “MTV2 Presents: Yo! MTV Raps Classic Cuts.” Immediately following, MTV News will reveal its highly-anticipated crowning of the “Hottest MCs In The Game VII” at10:30pm ET/PT. The night will close out with a special “Sucker Free Countdown” that will name five “Sucker Free Certified” up-and-coming artists to watch beginning at 11pm ET/PT.


“MTV2 Presents: Yo! MTV Raps”  (Premiere: Sunday, February 19th at 10pm ET/PT):

The return of one of hip-hop’s most-celebrated and influential music shows ever continues with the second installment of “MTV2 Presents: Yo! MTV Raps Classic Cuts.” Hosted by Sway Calloway, the 30-minute retrospective will feature three new classic tracks that will take viewers back to the era that helped shape and define hip-hop as the dominant music form that is today.


“Hottest MC’s In The Game VII” (Premiere: Sunday,  February 19th at 10:30pm ET/PT):

MTV News presents the next installment of its popular, provocative and controversial series, “Hottest MCs In the Game VII.” Hosted by MTV News Correspondent Sway Calloway, the Hottest MCs Hip-Hop Brain trust will convene once again to debate, dissect and ultimately declare the MCs who are making the greatest impact in hip-hop today.


“Sucker Free Certified” (Premiere: Sunday, February 19th at 11pm ET/PT):

“Sucker Free Countdown,” the #1 hip-hop authority, is set to launch its brand new “Sucker Free Certified” franchise, featuring a list of the hottest new artists set to make big noise in the coming year. During this special episode, five of the most talented and buzz-worthy artists gearing up to take over the game will be unveiled.


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