Best of the Best 2012: A Five-Part Guide

Meek Mill MMG
Since the mid-'90s, Miami Beach has welcomed some of hip-hop's biggest names during Memorial Day Weekend for an alcohol-fueled, four-day throwdown, commonly referred to as Urban Beach Week.

It began as a South Beach fashion event and eventually became an intercity celebration of black culture, complete with comedy shows and music festivals, including the Best of the Best concert.

Hosted by Funkmaster Flex, this year's Best of the Best at Bicentennial Park on Sunday, May 27, will feature performances by some of the rap game's biggest talent and reggae's brightest stars. The following five MCs, however, are our favorites.

French Montana
Despite his decision to sign with P. Diddy's Bad Boy Records earlier this year, French Montana has remarkably close ties to Rick Ross's Maybach Music Group. The 27-year-old Moroccan-born MC appeared on two hot tracks -- "Off the Boat" and "Stay Schemin'" -- off Ross's critically acclaimed 2012 mixtape, Rich Forever.

And the Boss later returned the favor by collaborating on "Ballin'," a cut for Montana's Coke Boys 3 mix, and holding down executive producer duties on Montana's forthcoming studio debut, Excuse My French.

Clearly, the duo's bond is thicker than the marijuana smoke clouding Rozay's Maybach. But French Montana is just one of several Best of the Best artists with MMG connects.

Meek Mill
Signing with Rick Ross's Maybach Music Group is like taking an oath with a mob family. There's unlimited earning potential and you'll be protected as long as you hustle hard and stay loyal.

Meek Mill became a made guy last year, signing the MMG contract inside one of Rick Ross's sick cribs while a shirtless Rozay promised big things. For Mill, it was a rap dream come true. "Now it's get out and take that shit to the next level," he says. "It's Maybach man."

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Bicentennial Park - CLOSED

1075 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL

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Well sorry to disapoint you Mr Victor Gonzalez as a fan of Best Of the Best since its inception let me educate you best of the best is what is because of the reggae and dancehall heavy weights that perform over the years the likes of Bounty Killer ,Beanie Man,Shaggy,Super Cat ,Shabba Ranks just to name a few . This year is no less with the likes of Queen Marcia.,Admiral Bailey,I Octaine to name a few . So give my music what is due Best Of the Best is what it is because of Jamaica.

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