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Busta Rhymes

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Brooklyn NY, United States (1989 – present)

Trevor George Smith Jr. (born May 20, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York), better known by his stage name Busta Rhymes, is an American rapper and actor signed to Universal Motown. He began his rap career in the group Leaders of the New School, and according to Songfacts had his breakout moment when they featured on A Tribe Called Quest’s hit, Scenario. Busta then released his debut album, The Coming, in 1996. He has since released 1997’s When Disaster Strikes, 1998’s E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event): The Final World Front, 2000’s Anarchy 2001’s Genesis, 2002’s It Ain’t Safe No More, 2006’s The Big Bang and 2009’s Back on My B. S. His ninth studio album, The Chemo, will be released early 2010 and is said to be 80% completed.

Born to parents Geraldine Green (1947) and Trevor George Smith Sr, and he has a younger brother, Paul Smith. His parents divorced when he 10 years old. 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. He discovered hip hop music through listening to the Zulu Beats Radio Show, something influenced him from that show and three years later he would form a group. Busta also went to school in the United Kingdom, where he lived in Blackpool, Preston and Morecambe. Ended up graduating from George Westinghouse High School in downtown Brooklyn.
As a youngster he played basketball, football and soccer.

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  • ManDirky

    Busta Rhymes ft Q-Tip ♥

    2 Apr 5:54pm Reply
  • GRANRAlNHA

    Busta Rhymes ft Mariah Carey ♥ [2]

    11 Mar 11:45am Reply
  • prancehall

    Check out this amazing Busta Rhymes t-shirt: http://www.tedsdraws.com/shop/whats-it-gonna-be-tee

    16 Sep 2014 Reply
  • sjm26b

    Calm down is garbage

    9 Sep 2014 Reply
  • TeenageDeathBoy

    His first three records are incredible.

    5 Sep 2014 Reply
  • HaHaHaYoureDead

    не знаком с его творчеством в 90-е, знаю только поздние. жестковатый такой хип-хоп, хорош, чтоб под него мышцы разминать. но вообще ничего интересного для меня в его творчестве нет, да и с тимати дуэты хороший человек не будет записывать.

    19 Jul 2014 Reply
  • Nachoking13

    My favourite MC of all time!

    14 Jul 2014 Reply
  • ketamineface

    gimme some more is the best rap video of the 90's.

    28 Jun 2014 Reply
  • ManDirky

    Everything he did in the 90s is flawless.

    7 Jun 2014 Reply
  • SuzanaVieira

    Busta Rhymes ft Mariah Carey ♥

    25 Jan 2014 Reply
  • Dhivanna

    Why Stop Now ♥

    24 Jan 2014 Reply
  • finessays

    Do you know how angry it makes me to see that Busta Rhymes & Q-Tip mixtape is redirecting here [2] I've flagged it so many times omfg

    18 Dec 2013 Reply
  • bitchimspecial

    Do you know how angry it makes me to see that Busta Rhymes & Q-Tip mixtape is redirecting here?? Why would anyone vote on that correction?

    18 Dec 2013 Reply
  • XenonXylophone

    "Busta Rhymes & Q-Tip" is redirecting here. Make sure to flag it.

    15 Dec 2013 Reply
  • ManDirky

    v No, not all tracks. Look, I made a screenshot, THIS is how I tagged the mixtape, correct me if I'm wrong. You will scrobble 5 different artists to your library.

    13 Dec 2013 Reply
  • jussi_m

    v all tracks?? fuck no. there's many older tracks like Big Daddy Kane's there, ATCQ etc..

    13 Dec 2013 Reply
  • ManDirky

    V Album Artist: Busta Rhymes & Q-Tip. And the songs individually like wild hot for example.

    13 Dec 2013 Reply
  • shinji03

    I don't know how the fuck I have to tag the new mixtape

    12 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Coolbutlame

    Hard to believe this guy thought it was a good idea to write Twerkit. That's falling off the wagon harder than Ludacris.

    26 Nov 2013 Reply
  • franciscospi

    Thank You is fire.

    25 Nov 2013 Reply
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