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Busta Rhymes

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Busta Rhymes

American rapper, producer and actoradd

Category: Music

Born in 1972.

Countries: United States (81%), New York (5%), (5%)

Main connections: Lord Have Mercy (musician), Dr. Dre, Eminem

Linked to: George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School, Universal Motown Records, The Conglomerate, Comedy Central

 

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Busta Rhymes was born in 1972 add something


1975

Spliff Star - "'William A. Lewis"' Raised in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York, he is of Trinidadian descent, better known as "'Spliff Star"', first appeared alongside Busta Rhymes as the Flipmode Squad in 1996 on his album "The Coming"


1990

At age 12 he moved to Uniondale, New York, Long Island, and later attended Uniondale, New York High School, graduating in 1990. add something

 

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


1993

In 1993, he appeared in a cameo role in Yo/ MTV Raps hosts Doctor Dre and Ed Lover's film, Who's the Man?, and in the HBO film, Strapped, and co-starred alongside Ice Cube and Omar Epps in the John Singleton film, Higher Learning. add something

 

Kid Capri - He appeared in the 1993 movie "Who's the Man-" alongside Doctor Dre, Colin Quinn, KRS-One, Ice-T, Pete Rock, CL Smooth, Eric B, Flavor Flav, Kris Kross, Melle Mel, Busta Rhymes and many others


1995

In the summer of 1995, Busta Rhymes started work on his first album The Coming, and a month after recording the album, he released it in March of 1996. add something

 

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


1997

Later, he started work on his second album, When Disaster Strikes, which would not be released until September 1997. add something

 

Jamal (rapper) - The following year, he teamed up again with Busta Rhymes, performing on that rapper's 1997 LP, "When Disaster Strikes"


1998

In 1998, Busta recorded Extinction Level Event. add something

 

Lord Have Mercy (musician) - In 1998, Busta Rhymes recorded "Extinction Level Event "


1999

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. add something

 

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.


2000

In 2000, Busta recorded his final album for Elektra, entitled Anarchy. add something

 

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

 

Shaft (2000 film) - "'Shaft"' is a 2000 American action-thriller film directed by John Singleton, and starring Samuel L. Jackson, Jeffrey Wright, Christian Bale, Pat Hingle, Toni Collette, Busta Rhymes, Vanessa_L._Williams, and Mekhi Phifer


2001

Genesis was powered by the hit single with Kelis, "What It Is", and his solo single released in November 2001, "Break Ya Neck". add something


2002

In 2002, Busta released his sixth studio album It Ain't Safe No More. add something

 

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"


2003

Michael Jai White - In 2003, he starred in Busta Rhymes' and Mariah Carey's music video "I Know What You Want"


2004

In 2004, he signed with Dr. Dre's Aftermath Entertainment. add something

 

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.


2006

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.

 

Robin Thicke - In 2006, a remix version of the song was filmed with rapper Busta Rhymes

 

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) - On August 20, 2006, Busta Rhymes was arrested and arraigned for charges of third-degree assault after attacking a man who reportedly spat on his car in New York City on August 12 after the AmsterJam Music Festival on Randall's Island

 

Lord Have Mercy (musician) - On October 24, 2006, Busta Rhymes appeared at Manhattan Criminal Court as the district attorney's office attempted to amend previous charges against him to include weapons possession for a machete found in his car


2007

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.


2008

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

 

Lord Have Mercy (musician) - On September 25, 2008, Busta Rhymes was temporarily refused entry to the United Kingdom due to "unresolved convictions"


2009

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. add something

 

The single was released in the UK on July 13, 2009. add something

 

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"

 

Tom Berenger - Berenger stars opposite Armand Assante and Busta Rhymes in the dramatic thriller "Breaking Point", which had a limited release starting in December 2009


2010

In 2010, Busta Rhymes formed his new label Conglomerate Records (With later on having rosters such as N.O.R.E., and Spliff Star). add something

 

Lord Have Mercy (musician) - In 2010 the track's producer Ron Browz defended Busta Rhymes in a Dubai interview with journalist Awad Mustafa stating that the track was misunderstood

 

Lord Have Mercy (musician) - In 2010, Busta Rhymes formed his new label Conglomerate Records

 

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 "

 

Lord Have Mercy (musician) - In an August 6, 2010 interview on Conspiracy Worldwide Radio, American hip hop producer DJ Premier said Busta Rhymes received over eight beats which he did not want to use but Premier hoped his next beat would be chosen for inclusion on the album


2011

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. add something

 

On September 7, 2011, Rhymes received six nominations for the BET Hip Hop Awards, held on October 11, 2011. add something

 

The single " Worldwide Choppers" was released on May 31st, 2011. add something

 

Canadian recording artist Justin Bieber will feature Busta on a song called "Drummer Boy" off Bieber's sophomore studio album, Under the Mistletoe, released on 1 November 2011. add something

 

Lord Have Mercy (musician) - In 2011, Busta Rhymes performed at the Gathering of the Juggalos

 

Jadakiss - In 2011, he was featured on two DJ Khaled tracks, one of them titled "It Ain't Over Til It's Over", featuring Mary J. Blige and Fabolous, and "Welcome to My Hood", featuring Ludacris, Busta Rhymes, Twista, Mavado, Birdman, Ace Hood, Fat Joe, Game, Bun B and Waka Flocka Flame.

 

Draft:Street King Immortal - On January 24, 2011, "Rap-Up" reported that fellow rapper and longtime collaborator Eminem would appear on the album, along with Lil' Kim, Akon, Swizz Beatz, Busta Rhymes, and fellow G-Unit member Lloyd Banks

 

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) - In November 2011, Busta Rhymes signed a deal with Cash Money Records

 

Lord Have Mercy (musician) - Canadian recording artist Justin Bieber featured Busta Rhymes on a song called "Drummer Boy" off Bieber's sophomore studio album, "Under the Mistletoe", released on November 1, 2011

 

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


2012

His ninth studio album, Year Of The Dragon, was released for free on Google Play on August 21, 2012. add something

 

In 2012, Busta collaborated with Jodie Connor, featuring on her single "Take You There", but he did not appear in the music video. add something


2013

A video was shot in Flatbush on June 3, 2013 add something

 

Busta Rhymes collaborated with Pharrell, who produced the first single off his Cash Money Records debut, "Twerk It", which was released June 6, 2013 add something

 

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


2014

On July 23, 2014, Busta Rhymes announced that he left Cash Money Records due to creative differences and he is no longer on Republic add something

 

Lord Have Mercy (musician) - On July 23, 2014, Busta Rhymes announced that he left Cash Money Records due to creative differences and he is no longer on Republic

 

Lord Have Mercy (musician) - On July 23, 2014, Busta Rhymes announced that he left Cash Money Records due to creative differences and was no longer on Republic


2015

This was confirmed in a 2015 interview with Jay Z and Jimmy Kimmel add something


2016

In 2016, a movement to name a small, uninhabited lake island in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts after Busta Rhymes received viral publicity add something

 

Lord Have Mercy (musician) - In 2016, a movement to name a small, uninhabited lake island in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts after Busta Rhymes received viral publicity

 

Chance The Rapper - Chance met with President Obama at the White House on April 16, 2016, to discuss My Brother's Keeper Challenge initiative with other musicians included Alicia Keys, Busta Rhymes, Janelle_Monáe, J. Cole and so on


2018

On February 2, 2018, Rhymes released a new single "Get It" featuring Missy Elliot and Kelly Rowland through Epic Records add something


2019

In February 2019, Busta Rhymes confirmed he's "finishing touches" of his new album with his longtime collaborator, Dr. Dre. add something