2011 Hottest Breakthrough MCs, Day 3: Machine Gun Kelly, Lil Twist Lead

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On Wednesday (December 7) the polls officially opened for voting in MTV’s 2011 Hottest Breakthrough MCs competition. By Friday (day 3 of the competition) over 60, 000 votes have been cast, with Machine Gun Kelly still in the lead and YMCMB rapper Lil Twist stealing the no. 2 spot from Mac Miller. Kendrick Lamar is still holding down the no. 4 spot on the list. Fans, make sure to rock the vote if you want to see your favorite rapper take home top prize. The polls will close on December 13 at 11:59 p.m. ET, cast your vote now! Check out the current rankings below, displaying numbers for the top votes.

Vote Now For The Hottest Breakthrough MC Of 2011

Machine Gun Kelly: 22, 251
Lil Twist: 19,030
Mac Miller: 14,716
Kendrick Lamar: 3, 705
Meek Mill: —
A$AP Rocky: —
Freddie Gibbs: —
Roscoe Dash: —
Future: —
French Montana: —

To be considered a Hottest Breakthrough MC, an artist cannot have released a major-label full-length album. Finalists from 2010′s Hottest Breakthrough MC poll will not be eligible for 2011 consideration. Last year Wiz Khalifa emerged as the Hottest Breakthrough MC, beating out runner-up Nicki Minaj, along with ATL group Travis Porter, Diggy Simmons and J. Cole.

This year you can go vote for nominees that include Kendrick Lamar, Meek Mill, A$AP Rocky and Mac Miller. One winner will be chosen and thrown into the debate for our upcoming Hottest MCs list. Cast your vote for the winner and be sure to check in daily for updates and poll results.