Knowledge Identifier: +Busta_Rhymes
Born in 1972.
Countries: United States (81%), New York (5%), (5%)
Linked to: George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School, Universal Motown Records, The Conglomerate, Comedy Central
Wilkes University - Throughout the 1990s and 2000s, Wilkes University Programming Board hosted PA based bands such as Live and Fuel, and national favorites including Alanis Morissette, Rusted Root, Joan Osborne, Dashboard Confessional, Lifehouse, Busta Rhymes, Hoobastank, Jack's Mannequin and Billy Joel
Jamal (rapper) - In 1995 he performed on "Conspiracy", the LP from Junior M.A.F.I.A. He has since gone on to collaborate with other renowned rappers; in 1996, he was featured on "The Coming" the LP from Busta Rhymes and Keith Murray's "Enigma"
Lord Have Mercy (musician) - In the summer of 1995, Busta Rhymes began working on his solo debut album "The Coming", and a month after recording the album, he released it in March 1996
Jamal (rapper) - The following year, he teamed up again with Busta Rhymes, performing on that rapper's 1997 LP, "When Disaster Strikes"
Its lead single, "Gimme Some More" which sampled Bernard Herrmann's theme from Psycho reached number 6 in the UK singles chart in January 1999.
Janet Jackson - As her world tour came to a close in 1999, Jackson lent guest vocals to a number of songs by other artists, including Shaggy's "Luv Me, Luv Me", for the soundtrack to How Stella Got Her Groove Back, "God's Stepchild" from the Down on the Delta soundtrack, "Girlfriend/Boyfriend" with BLACKstreet, and "What's It Gonna Be?/" with Busta Rhymes.
Lord Have Mercy (musician) - In 2000, Busta Rhymes recorded his final album for Elektra, entitled "Anarchy"
Beastie Boys - In 2000, Beastie Boys had planned to co-headline the "Rhyme and Reason Tour" with Rage Against the Machine and Busta Rhymes, but the tour was canceled when drummer Mike D suffered a serious injury due to a bicycle accident
Genesis was powered by the hit single with Kelis, "What It Is", and his solo single released in November 2001, "Break Ya Neck".
Courvoisier - French cognac began enjoying a revival after a mention in Busta Rhymes' 2002 song, "Pass the Courvoisier, Part II"
Lord Have Mercy (musician) - In 2002, Busta Rhymes released his sixth studio album "It Ain't Safe No More"
In 2004, he signed with Dr. Dre's Aftermath Entertainment.
Method Man - In 2004, Meth released his third solo album Tical 0: The Prequel, which featured the hit party single "What's Happenin'" with Busta Rhymes.
Eminem - Eminem rapped a verse in a live performance of Busta Rhymes ' "Touch It" remix at the 2006 BET Music Awards on June 27, 2006.
Erick Sermon - However, Sermon has not stopped in the music industry, as he produced the song 'Goldmine' on Busta Rhymes' album, The Big Bang in 2006.
Stevie Wonder - In June 2006, Stevie Wonder made a guest appearance on Busta Rhymes' new album, "The Big Bang" on the track "Been through the Storm"
Lord Have Mercy (musician) - In 2007, Busta Rhymes released a song featuring Linkin Park, titled "We Made It"
Lord Have Mercy (musician) - On February 20, 2007, Busta Rhymes refused a plea deal offered by the prosecutor's office for the assault of his former driver, Edward Hatchett
T.I. - In October 2007, T.I. released his third single, "Hurt," featuring Busta Rhymes and Alfamega.
Bishop Lamont - In 2008, Martin appeared in Busta Rhymes' music video for "We Made It", and Kardinal Offishall's music video for "Set It Off".
Timbaland - Jo's All I Want Is Everything, Nicole Scherzinger's Her Name is Nicole, Missy Elliott's Block Party, Matt Pokora's MP3, Keithian's Dirrty Pop, The Pussycat Dolls's Doll Domination, Busta Rhymes's B.O.M.B, Lisa Maffia's Miss Boss, Teairra Mari's Pressed For Time, Jennifer Hudson's debut album, Dima Bilan's Believe, Samantha Jade's My Name Is Samantha Jade, New Kids on the Block's The Block, and Keshia Chante's Night & Day. Timbaland produced the Russian entry the Eurovision Song Contest 2008, Believe by Dima Bilan, which wa
On October 14, 2009, a Brooklyn judge ordered Busta to pay a concert goer $75,000 in compensation for an assault which occurred in 2003.
Estelle (musician) - Estelle has released a new single with American rapper Busta Rhymes called "World Go Round", from his album "Back on My B.S.", which was released on 19 May 2009
Lord Have Mercy (musician) - In September 2009, Busta Rhymes had announced that he was working on his ninth studio album, alongside Canadian producer Boi-1da, entitled "The Chemo"
In 2010, Busta Rhymes formed his new label Conglomerate Records (With later on having rosters such as N.O.R.E., and Spliff Star).
Lord Have Mercy (musician) - In May 2010, Busta Rhymes had reportedly changed the title of his ninth album from "The Chemo" to "Extinction Level Event 2", making his ninth effort a sequel to his 1998 album "Extinction Level Event "
In 2011, Rhymes recorded "Look at Me Now" with Chris Brown and Lil Wayne on Brown's fourth album, F.A.M.E., the song has received favorable reviews regarding Rhymes guest verse on the song, and is his highest chart entry on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number six, while reaching number one on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, becoming his first 1 on that chart.
N.O.R.E. - In June 2011 Busta Rhymes, who N.O.R.E. had collaborated with before, stated on his twitter account, that he had officially signed N.O.R.E. to his newly founded record label Conglomerate Records.
Lord Have Mercy (musician) - On November 16, 2011, it was announced that Busta Rhymes signed to Cash Money Records
Ashanti entertainer - The lead single from her fifth studio album, The Woman You Love featuring American rapper Busta Rhymes was released online on December 15, 2011
His ninth studio album, Year Of The Dragon, was released for free on Google Play on August 21, 2012.
Q-Tip (rapper) - In 2013, Q-Tip was featured on Busta Rhymes's "Thank You" and released a collaboration mixtape titled "The Abstract & The Dragon" on December 12, 2013
On July 23, 2014, Busta Rhymes announced that he left Cash Money Records due to creative differences and he is no longer on Republic
This was confirmed in a 2015 interview with Jay Z and Jimmy Kimmel
In 2016, a movement to name a small, uninhabited lake island in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts after Busta Rhymes received viral publicity
On February 2, 2018, Rhymes released a new single "Get It" featuring Missy Elliot and Kelly Rowland through Epic Records
In February 2019, Busta Rhymes confirmed he's "finishing touches" of his new album with his longtime collaborator, Dr. Dre.