The NBA Finals kicks into high gear tonight with the Miami Heat looking to defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder for their first Larry O’ Brien trophy in the LeBron James era. James and the rest of the Big Three are hosting OKC’s Kevin Durant and fearless point guard Russell Westbrook in a must win showdown for the Thunder.
For the duration of the Playoffs Good Mob rapper Cee Lo Green and his A-Town brethren introduced the games night in and night out with their official Playoffs anthem. Recently we caught up with Cee Lo where he elaborated on the joy of seeing his music alongside the much talked about Playoffs. Cee Lo also weighed in on his prediction who’d walk away with the NBA crown.
We examined the past year in hip-hop and identified the game’s 16 most dominant crews. Then we split them up into our either our Swagged-Out Conference or Baller Conference and created match-ups where you the fan can determine the winner based on your, votes. So while the NBA sets forth to determine who the best ball team of the year is, RapFix is on a mission to find out who the best team in rap in our MTV News Hip-Hop Playoffs!
A championship team is only as good as its weakest link, so we analyzed talent, sales success and overall influence to determine our 16 rap teams and come up with the proper seeding.
It’s not up to us, it’s up to you guys. Fans get to vote in order to determine who hip-hop’s ultimate crew of 2012 will be?
Be sure to check back with our RapFix blog daily as we update you on who will walk away with the hip-hop crown. Game On!
Voting is open now for the finals! Be sure to use the hashtag #hiphopplayoffs