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Busta Rhymes
Busta Rhymes at the University of California in 2005.
Busta Rhymes at the University of California in 2005.
Background information
Birth name Trevor Tahiem Smith, Jr.
Also known as Busta Rhymes
Born May 20, 1972 (1972-05-20) (age 36)
Origin Uniondale, New York, U.S.
Genre(s) Hip hop, rap
Years active 1990-present
Label(s) Flipmode, Aftermath,Interscope, Violator
Associated acts Leaders of the New School, M.O.P., Q-Tip, Flipmode Squad, Dr. Dre, Papoose, Eminem, J. Dilla, T.I., The Game, A Tribe Called Quest, Daft Punk, Method Man, Will.I.Am
Website http://www.bustarhymes.com/

Trevor Smith, Jr. (born on May 20, 1972), better known as Busta Rhymes, is a Jamaican-American musician, rapper and actor. Chuck D of Public Enemy gave him the name Busta Rhymes (from former NFL wide receiver George "Buster" Rhymes) after watching him perform.[1] Busta Rhymes was a member of Leaders of the New School and released two albums with the group before breaking out with a 1996 solo hit single, "Woo Hah!! Got You All in Check". He is known for his often high-speed rhyme-delivery, as heard on his hits "Gimme Some More", "Break Ya Neck", and "Don't Touch Me (Throw Da Water On 'Em)". Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Berkeley Davis Irvine Los Angeles Merced Riverside San Diego Santa Barbara Santa Cruz UC Office of the President in Oakland The University of California (UC) is a public university system in the state of California. ... 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The Leaders of the New School were an American hip hop crew composed of Long Island, New York natives Charlie Brown, Dinco D, Busta Rhymes and Cut Monitor Milo. ... M.O.P., short for Mash-Out Posse, is an American hardcore rap duo from Brownsville, Brooklyn, comprised of rappers Billy Danzenie (born Eric Murray, November 15, 1974), and Lil Fame (born Jamal Grinnage, on April 11, 1976). ... Q-Tip (born Jonathan Davis in Brooklyn, New York), USA, is a North American hip-hop emcee, actor, and hip hop producer who was the leader of the critically acclaimed group A Tribe Called Quest. ... The Flipmode Squad was the production crew and musical family, founded and fronted by rapper Busta Rhymes. ... For the New York radio and television presenter, see Doctor Dre. ... Shamele Mackie (born December 31, 1978), better known by his stage name Papoose (IPA: ), is an American rapper. ... 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Contents

Biography

Early years

Trevor Smith was born in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, and is of Jamaican heritage. When he was 12 his family moved to Uniondale, New York, a suburb of New York City on Long Island, where he was raised and eventually met up with other artists from the growing area hip hop community, including rappers Jay-Z and The Notorious B.I.G.. He graduated from Uniondale High School in 1991.[2] Flatbush is a neighborhood of the Borough of Brooklyn, a part of New York City. ... This article is about the New York City borough, or Kings County, New York. ... Jamaica is a country in the Caribbean Sea, located south of Cuba and to the west of Hispaniola, on which Haiti and the Dominican Republic are situated. ... Looking east over Uniondale Uniondale is a hamlet (and census-designated place) as well as a suburb of New York City in Nassau County, New York, United States, on Long Island, in the Town of Hempstead. ... “Suburbia” redirects here. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... This article is about the island in New York State. ... East Coast hip hop is a style of hip hop music that originated in New York City during the early-1970s. ... Jay-Z (aka the Jigga, HOV and Hova, born Shawn Carter on December 4, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York) is an African American rapper/hip hop artist and record label executive; one of the most popular and successful rappers of the late 1990s and early 2000s. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Smith's musical career began at the age of 17 as a member of the hip hop crew Leaders of the New School along with fellow Long Island natives Charlie Brown, Dinco D, and Cut Monitor Milo. They began recording in 1989 and released their debut album A Future Without a Past in 1991 on Elektra Records. In 1993, they released T.I.M.E. (The Inner Mind's Eye). Soon after, however, internal problems arose within the group, and the group broke up on the set of Yo! MTV Raps. Rumors persisted that Smith clashed with Charlie Brown over creative control of the group's direction. CREW (acronym) may refer to: Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington Concurrent Read Exclusive Write, access model for Parallel Random Access Machine Coherent Radiation Emission Weapon, see Directed-energy weapon, Coined by Iain M Banks Categories: ... The Leaders of the New School were an American hip hop crew composed of Long Island, New York natives Charlie Brown, Dinco D, Busta Rhymes and Cut Monitor Milo. ... Dinco D / artists (D) In Groups: Leaders Of The New School Production: T.I.M.E. - The Inner Minds Eye (CD) Whats Next? - Elektra Records T.I.M.E. - The Inner Minds Eye (2xLP) Whats Next? - Elektra Records Whats Next (12) Whats Next, What... A Future Without A Past is the debut album from Hip Hop group Leaders of the New School, members include Busta Rhymes, Dinco D, Charlie Brown and Cut Monitor Milo. ... Elektra Records is an American record label owned by Warner Music Group, and today operates under Atlantic Records Group. ... T.I.M.E. is the second and final album from Hip Hop group Leaders of the New School. ... Yo! MTV Raps is a two-hour American television music video program, which ran from August 1988 to August 1995. ...


Soon after their debut, The Leaders of The New School became associated with the Native Tongues Posse, which led to the group's collaboration with A Tribe Called Quest on the single "Scenario." Smith's live performance of "Scenario" with A Tribe Called Quest on The Arsenio Hall Show led to a solo contract with Elektra after an A&R representative saw the program. The Leaders of the New School released their second and final album The Inner Mind's Eye (T.I.M.E.) in 1993, after which Smith began his solo career. The Native Tongues Posse is a collective of late 1980s and early 1990s hip-hop artists known for their positive-minded, good naturedly-Afrocentric lyrics, and for pioneering the use of eclectic sampling and later jazz-influenced beats. ... A Tribe Called Quest is a critically acclaimed and highly-influential American hip-hop group, formed in 1988. ... Scenario was the third single from A Tribe Called Quests second album The Low End Theory. ... The Arsenio Hall Show is a talk show which aired on late night in syndication from 1989 to 1994. ... T.I.M.E. is the second and final album from Hip Hop group Leaders of the New School. ...


Elektra years (1996-2000)

West Smith's debut solo album, The Coming, was released by Elektra Records in 1996. The album was a mix of reggae and hip hop, and it included the United States (US) and United Kingdom (UK) top 10 single "Woo Hah!! Got You All in Check." It was Busta's first release on his label, Flipmode Records. The album was met with commercial and critical success and ended up going Platinum. The Coming was the first solo album released by former Leaders of the New School representative Busta Rhymes, in 1996. ... Reggae is a music genre first developed in Jamaica in the late 1960s. ... // A record chart, also known as a music chart, is a method of ranking music according to popularity during a given period of time. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... Woo Hah is Busta Rhymess first solo single from his first album The Coming. ... Flipmode Records is a vanity label founded by Aftermath artist Busta Rhymes. ...


His follow-up, When Disaster Strikes was successful in the US and sold well overseas. The album produced two hugely popular singles and videos in America, "Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Could See" and "Dangerous". The third single "Turn It Up/Fire It Up" reached as high as number 2 on the UK singles chart and number 10 in the U.S. The next year he released The Imperial Album as part of the Flipmode Squad, a collaborative project with rappers Rampage, Lord Have Mercy, Spliff Star, Rah Digga, and Baby Sham. It, like its predecessor would sell very well by going gold. When Disaster Strikes is the sophomore album by Busta Rhymes, released on September 23, 1997. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Imperial Album was the debut album of East Coast Hip-hop group Flipmode Squad. ... The Flipmode Squad was the production crew and musical family, founded and fronted by rapper Busta Rhymes. ... Rampage, also known as Rampage the last Boy Scout is an American rapper who is a member of the Flipmode Squad. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Spliff Star (born William A. Lewis) first appeared alongside Busta Rhymes as the Flipmode Squad in 1996 on his album The Coming. ... Rah Digga (born Rashia Fisher in Newark, New Jersey in September 22, 1970) is an American rapper. ...


In 1998, Smith recorded Extinction Level Event (Final World Front), the theme of which was an assertion that the world would end in the year 2000. Its single, "Gimme Some More" – which sampled Bernard Herrmann's theme from Psycho – reached number 5 in the UK singles chart in January 1999. Smith enjoyed further transatlantic success in April when the single "What's It Gonna Be?!", featuring Janet Jackson, reached the US and UK Top 10. The album also received notice for featuring the fastest rapping Busta has yet done, on a song called "Iz They Wildin Wit Us & Gettin' Rowdy Wit Us?", featuring a guest appearance by Mystikal. Extinction Level Event (Final World Front) is a hip hop album by East Coast rapper Busta Rhymes, released on December 8, 1998 (see 1998 in music). ... Gimme Some More is the first single from Extinction Level Event (or E.L.E.) by Busta Rhymes. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Psycho is a 1960 suspense/horror film directed by auteur Alfred Hitchcock from the screenplay by Joseph Stefano about a psychotic killer. ... Whats It Gonna Be?! was a 1999 hit for rapper Busta Rhymes and pop music diva Janet Jackson. ... This article is about the singer. ... This article contains a trivia section. ...


In 2000, after working on several movie projects, including Full Clip, with Xzibit, the remake of Shaft, Busta Rhymes released his final album for Elektra, Anarchy. In between album releases, Smith had a falling out with longtime label, Elektra Records. He rushed the album into stores and it had a thrown-together sound. Despite this, the album did moderately well, but did not sell on the level of his previous releases, due to his rush to get the album out there to end his contract with Elektra. Shaft is a 2000 movie that was directed by John Singleton. ... Elektra Records is an American record label owned by Warner Music Group, and today operates under Atlantic Records Group. ...


J/Arista/BMG (2000-2004)

After leaving Elektra, Smith signed to J Records, a new label started by recently ousted Arista Records chief and founder Clive Davis. In 2001 he released a greatest hits record alongside a new album of original work. J Records is an American record label, owned and operated by Sony BMG, and is distributed through the RCA Records Group. ... Arista redirects here. ... Clive Jay Davis (born April 4, 1932) is a Grammy Award winning record producer and a leading music industry executive. ...


Continuing the Biblical theme of his previous albums, he titled his record Genesis. The album featured collaborations with Mary J. Blige, P. Diddy, Kelis, and many more. Genesis was powered by the hit single with Kelis, "What It Is," and his solo hit single released in November 2001, "Break Ya Neck." The final single was the summer smash "Pass The Courvoisier," which featured Pharrell and P. Diddy. Despite the two powerful singles, this album did not sell as well as his previous releases. For other uses, see Bible (disambiguation). ... Genesis is the fourth studio album released by rapper Busta Rhymes. ... Mary Jane Blige (born January 11, 1971) is an American R&B, soul, and hip hop soul singer-songwriter, occasional rapper, record producer, actress, and hip hop icon who has sold more than 40 million records and over 10 million singles worldwide. ... P. Diddy Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969 aka P. Diddy, Puff Daddy, Sean Puffy Combs) is an African-American record producer, entrepreneur, and rapper. ... Kelis Rogers-Jones (née Rogers, born August 21, 1979[1]), better known as Kelis, is an American R&B singer-songwriter. ... November 2001 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December November - The Doha Declaration slightly relaxes the grip of international intellectual property. ... A bottle of Courvoisier VS cognac Courvoisier is a type of cognac. ... Pharrell Williams (born April 5, 1973) is an American producer, singer, rapper, and songwriter. ... P. Diddy Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969 aka P. Diddy, Puff Daddy, Sean Puffy Combs) is an African-American record producer, entrepreneur, and rapper. ...


In 2002, Smith released his sixth studio album It Ain't Safe No More. The album was moderately successful, with a hit song featuring Mariah Carey and the Flipmode Squad called "I Know What You Want." Another hit song was "Make It Clap", featuring Spliff Starr. The remix of "Make It Clap" featured Sean Paul. After its release, he left J Records. In 2004, he signed with Dr. Dre's Aftermath Entertainment. It Aint Safe No More is the eighth album and sixth studio album by American rapper Busta Rhymes, released in 2003 (see 2003 in music). ... This article is about the singer. ... I Know What You Want was the hit 2003 duet between rapper Busta Rhymes and singer Mariah Carey. ... J Records is an American record label, owned and operated by Sony BMG, and is distributed through the RCA Records Group. ... For the New York radio and television presenter, see Doctor Dre. ... There is also another similarly titled record label, Aftermath Music, which is based in Norway. ...


Aftermath/Interscope (2004-present)

Busta Rhymes performing in 2006.
Busta Rhymes performing in 2006.

In November 2005, Smith cut off his trademark dreadlocks during a photo shoot in a New York barbershop owned by producer Cory Rooney. The shop is featured on an MTV show titled The Shop. "I started growing [my hair] in December '89. I was 17," he said. "I signed my [record] deal and said I ain't combing my hair no more. I don't have to." He says the haircut was symbolic of a change in his music and the new record deal. Ongoing events • Abramoff-Reed gambling scandal • Al Jazeera bombing memo • Avian influenza (H5N1) outbreak • Black sites scandal • Conservative leadership race (UK) • Fuel prices • Irans nuclear program • Jilin chemical plant explosions • Kashmir earthquake • Malawi food crisis • Malaysian prisoner abuse scandal • New Delhi bombings investigation • Niger food crisis • North Indian cyclone... Rastaman with long locks Dreadlocks, sometimes simply called locks or dreads, are interlocked coils of hair which tend to form by themselves, in all hair types, if the hair is washed regularly and allowed to grow naturally without the use of brushes, combs, razors, or scissors for a long period... Cory Rooney is a songwriter and record producer who has written and produced hits for/with Mariah Carey, Jessica Simpson, Thalía, and Jennifer Lopez. ... This article is about the original U.S. music television channel. ...


His seventh studio album, The Big Bang, became the first #1 album of his career. The CD sold over 209,000 copies in its first week to earn the top spot on The Billboard Top 200. [3] The album also became his highest charting album in the UK, peaking at #19 there. Some of the album was leaked on the Internet, and as a result several songs were left off the album and new ones added. The Big Bang featured more production by Dr. Dre than Smith's previous releases, as well as appearances by Raekwon and Nas. The singles that have been released from the album are, "Touch It," "I Love My Bitch," featuring Kelis and will.i.am, "New York Shit," and "In The Ghetto." Smith also had a stint opening for Mariah Carey's The Adventures of Mimi Tour. Also, Smith performed with Eminem on "Touch It Remix Part 5". Others such as Jae Millz and Ne-Yo appeared as well. The Big Bang is the seventh studio album from American rapper Busta Rhymes. ... The Billboard 200 is a ranking of the 200 highest-selling music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard magazine. ... Corey Woods (born January 12, 1970), known by his stage name Raekwon, is an American East Coast rapper and a member of the Wu-Tang Clan. ... For other uses, see Nas (disambiguation). ... Touch It is a rap/hip-hop hit by Busta Rhymes which contains a sample from Technologic by the electronic band Daft Punk. ... I Love My Bitch or I Love My Chick (Edited Version) is the second single from Busta Rhymes The Big Bang. ... Kelis Rogers-Jones (née Rogers, born August 21, 1979[1]), better known as Kelis, is an American R&B singer-songwriter. ... William James Adams, Jr. ... This article is about the singer. ... For the upcoming DVD of the tour, see The Adventures of Mimi (DVD). ... Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), better known as Eminem or Slim Shady, is a Grammy and Academy Award-winning American rapper, record producer and actor from the Detroit, Michigan area. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Shaffer Chimere Smith (born October 18, 1982), known professionally as Ne-Yo, is a Grammy Award-nominated American R&B and pop singer-songwriter. ...


On November 27, 2007, Smith and Mick Boogie released Dillagence, a mixtape of released and unreleased tracks featuring Smith with J Dilla on production.[4] is the 331st day of the year (332nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... Mick Boogie, born Mick Batsyke in Youngstown, Ohio, is a Caucasian American DJ and mixtape composer. ... For the album by Los Abandoned, see Mix Tape (album). ... James Dewitt Yancey (February 7, 1974 – February 10, 2006), better known by his stage name J Dilla or Jay Dee, was an acclaimed hip-hop producer who emerged from the mid-1990s underground hip hop scene in Detroit, Michigan. ...


Busta is set to appear on Lil Wayne's sixth album, Tha Carter III, on a track called "La La," with Brisco. The album is due on June 10, 2008. Wayne will return the favor on Busta's new album, Blessed, on a track with Ludacris called "Throw It Up." Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. ... Tha Carter III is the seventh studio album by rapper Lil Wayne. ... -1...


Busta Rhymes was added to Projekt Revolution 2008, He will be joining Linkin Park, Chris Cornell, The Bravery, and Ashes Divide on the main stage. On the Revolution stage will be Atreyu, 10 years, Hawthorne Heights, Armor For Sleep, and Street Drum Corps.-1... Linkin Park is a rock band from Agoura Hills, California. ... Chris Cornell (born Christopher John Boyle on July 20, 1964) is an American musician best known as the lead singer, guitarist and songwriter for rock bands Soundgarden (1984–1997) and Audioslave (2001–2007). ... The Bravery is an American rock band from New York City that consists of Sam Endicott, John Conway, Anthony Burulcich, Michael Zakarin, and Mike Hindert. ... This article is about the character. ... 10 Years are an American alternative metal band, formed in Knoxville, Tennessee in 2000. ... Hawthorne Heights is a band formed in Dayton, Ohio in June of 2001. ... Armor for Sleep is an American band from Maplewood and Teaneck, New Jersey. ... Street Drum Corps was started in April 2004 by Bobby Alt (S.T.U.N., Faculty X), Adam Alt (Circus Minor), and Frank Zummo (theSTART). ...


Legal issues

On August 20, 2006, he was 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 Randalls Island. [5] is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


On October 24, 2006, he 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. The judge, ShawnDya Simpson, refused to add the charge and adjourned the case.[6][7] is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the borough of New York City. ... A district attorney is, in some U.S. jurisdictions, the title of the local public official who represents the government in the prosecution of criminals. ... modern factory-made Machete For other uses, see Machete (disambiguation). ...


On February 20, 2007, Smith refused a plea deal offered by the prosecutors office for the assault of his former driver, Edward Hatchett. The deal would have entailed six months in jail and pleading guilty to two assaults, the attack on Hatchett, and the attack on the former fan. The dispute with Hatchett is believed to have been originated over back pay Hatchett felt he was owed. Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Becki Rowe offered Smith another option, pleading guilty to third-degree assault. The conditions of the proposed sentence would include five days of community service, two weeks of youth lectures and six months of anger management classes, as well as three years of probation. On 18 March 2008 a judge in New York City sentenced Smith to 3 years probation, 10 days community service, $1250 in fines (plus court costs), and to enroll in a drunken driving program. [7][8][9] [10] is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... A plea bargain is an agreement in a criminal case in which a prosecutor and a defendant arrange to settle the case against the defendant. ... Community service refers to service that a person performs for the benefit of his or her local community. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... is the 77th day of the year (78th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Era (or Anno Domini), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Community service refers to service that a person performs for the benefit of his or her local community. ...


On May 3, 2007, according to the UK's 1Xtra TXU news broadcast, Smith was arrested on a drunk driving charge in New York City. Officers stopped him at about 12:40 a.m. because the sport utility vehicle he was driving had overly tinted windows, officers then smelled alcohol on his breath and he was subsequently arrested. is the 123rd day of the year (124th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... 1Xtra (or 1Xtra from the BBC) is a digital UK radio station from the BBC specialising in new black music, sometimes referred to as urban music. ... Drunk driving (drink driving in the UK) or drinking and driving is the act of operating a motor vehicle after having consumed alcohol (i. ... A fourth-generation (2006-) Ford Explorer, the best-selling mid-size SUV in the United States. ...


Discography

Busta Rhymes performing in California, 2005. ...

Solo albums

The Coming was the first solo album released by former Leaders of the New School representative Busta Rhymes, in 1996. ... When Disaster Strikes is the sophomore album by Busta Rhymes, released on September 23, 1997. ... Genesis is the fourth studio album released by rapper Busta Rhymes. ... It Aint Safe No More is the eighth album and sixth studio album by American rapper Busta Rhymes, released in 2003 (see 2003 in music). ... The Big Bang is the seventh studio album from American rapper Busta Rhymes. ...

Collaboration albums

A Future Without A Past is the debut album from Hip Hop group Leaders of the New School, members include Busta Rhymes, Dinco D, Charlie Brown and Cut Monitor Milo. ... The Leaders of the New School were an American hip hop crew composed of Long Island, New York natives Charlie Brown, Dinco D, Busta Rhymes and Cut Monitor Milo. ... T.I.M.E. is the second and final album from Hip Hop group Leaders of the New School. ... The Leaders of the New School were an American hip hop crew composed of Long Island, New York natives Charlie Brown, Dinco D, Busta Rhymes and Cut Monitor Milo. ... The Flipmode Squad was the production crew and musical family, founded and fronted by rapper Busta Rhymes. ...

Mixtape albums

  • 2007: Dillagence (with J Dilla) (DJ: Mick Boogie)

James Dewitt Yancey (February 7, 1974 – February 10, 2006), better known by his stage name J Dilla or Jay Dee, was an acclaimed hip-hop producer who emerged from the mid-1990s underground hip hop scene in Detroit, Michigan. ... Mick Boogie, born Mick Batsyke in Youngstown, Ohio, is a Caucasian American DJ and mixtape composer. ...

Filmography

Boondocks are rural areas. ... Full Clip (2004) is an action movie starring Busta Rhymes and Xzibit. ... Death of a Dynasty is a comedy film first screened in 2003 (see 2003 in film). ... Freddie Harris is a fictional character in the Halloween film series universe. ... Narc is a 2002 film about dirty cops involved in policing the drug trade. ... Space Ghost Coast to Coast (SGC2C) is an animated spoof talk show. ... Finding Forrester is a 2000 movie, written by Mike Rich and directed by Gus Van Sant, about a teenager, Jamal Wallace, played by Rob Brown, who is accepted into a prestigious private high school. ... Shaft is a 2000 movie that was directed by John Singleton. ... The Rugrats Movie is a 1998 animated film, produced by Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies. ... Categories: Wikipedia cleanup | Television biographical stubs ... The Steve Harvey Show (August 25, 1996—February 24, 2002) aired for six seasons on The WB Television Network. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Higher Learning (disambiguation). ... Whos The Man? is a 1993 American comedy directed by the late Ted Demme. ...

See also

This is a list of number-one dance hits as recorded by Billboard Magazine’s Hot Dance Club Play chart — a weekly national survey of popular songs in U.S. dance clubs. ... This is a list of recording artists who have reached number one on Billboard magazines Hot Dance Club Play chart. ...

References

  1. ^ Reid, Shaheem; Waller, Curtis. "Busta Rhymes Marks His Rebirth With Genesis", MTV News, MTV, 2001-11-27. Retrieved on 2007-05-11. 
  2. ^ Blair, Cynthia. "1990: Busta Rhymes Forms Rap Group at Uniondale High Busta Rhymes got shot 2 times but was helped by hes close friend Id "Ryder" Jama and lived", It Happened on Long Island, Newsday. Retrieved on 2007-05-11. 
  3. ^ All Music - The Big Bang.
  4. ^ MickBoogie.com
  5. ^ P-I staff, news services. "People in the News: Busta Rhymes busted", Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Hearst Corporation, 2006-08-21. Retrieved on 2007-05-11. 
  6. ^ "Rappers Come and Go, Serving Justice and Their Fans", New York Times, October 25, 2006. 
  7. ^ a b "Rapper Busta Rhymes considers judge’s plea offer", Boston Herald, February 20, 2007. 
  8. ^ "Rapper Busta Rhymes considers plea deal for misdemeanor assault with no jail time", Court TV, February 21, 2007. 
  9. ^ "Rhymes Could 'Beat' The Rap", New York Post, February 21, 2007. 
  10. ^ Woo Hah! Judge's Got Busta All in Check! - TMZ.com - Entertainment News, Celebrity Gossip and Hollywood Rumors

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NAME Busta Rhymes
ALTERNATIVE NAMES Smith, Trevor Taheim, Jr.
SHORT DESCRIPTION Rapper, hip hop musician
DATE OF BIRTH May 20, 1972
PLACE OF BIRTH Brooklyn, New York, United States
DATE OF DEATH
PLACE OF DEATH
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Busta Rhymes - Hip Hop Galaxy (1528 words)
Busta Rhymes, without a doubt is one of the most enthusiastic/lively rappers to ever grace the hip hop scene.
Busta’s time during the year of 1983 was that of change, his parents got divorced and his way of thinking was altered, during that year he also changed his religious beliefs and re-named himself ‘Born Justice God Allah’ because of the supreme sorts of names that he now believed in and looked up to.
Busta being the most competitive and always trying to outshine the rest of the group, in-between their first album and their second album Busta was chucked out of the group twice.
BUSTA RHYMES - BIOGRAPHY - hip online (948 words)
Busta Rhymes is more than aware that there are plenty of vipers out there who want his game.
Which is why, throughout the '90's, Busta Rhymes has managed to fuse his everyday experiences as a fl man, as a son, and as a father, with much more eternal concerns.
Busta seized the opportunity to display his other talents by flexing his acting ability in such films as Who's The Man, Strapped, and a key role in John Singleton's Higher Learning.
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