One of the most underrated emcees all-time has been Busta Rhymes; but not only cause of his wicked lyricism, he’s always been a stand-out rapper and setting trends that others always took years to jump on.
In the early 90’s, Bussa Buss was part of the strong island collective, Leaders of the New School Group, which he had a standout verse on ATCQ’s “Scenario” propelling his career from one 16. After releasing his debut album in The Coming a few years later highlighted by the hit-single “Woo-Hah! Got You All In Check,” Busta had to scoop up another super-animated rapper in Ol’ Dirty Bastard for the official remix.
The visuals for the remix have always been one of our favorites all-time. From the Siamese leather straitjacket in the padded room the two used to wild out in at a psychiatric center to various other scenes throughout the music video; this (along with the original) has lived in our playlist for the span of two decades.
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Are you ready for the veteran, Busta Rhymes, to drop some new shit? After several teasers, he releases his new single titled “Twerk It.” If you’re judging it by the title —-yes this is for the clubs— and even more, it’s way left field.
Produced by Pharrell.
Album: Prisoner of Conscious
Label: EMI Group Ltd. / Capitol Records
Talib Kweli’s “Prisoner of Conscious” has been a long-time coming with its process of completion, but we’re finally nearing the release of the BK emcee’s fifth studio album. For the latest single release for the project, we get the Busta Rhymes-featured, “Rocket Ships.”
On paper we would expect the track to sound decent but upon listening, it exceeded our expectations with the two delivering some quality rhymes over classic RZA production.
Prisoner of Conscious, which has features from Miguel, Currensy, Ryan Leslie, Kendrick Lamar, Marsha Ambrosius to name a few; will be available in stores and iTunes this Tuesday, May 7th.
Less than nearly 5 months removed from the release of “Legends Era” mixtape, Roc Nation super-producer / rapper Jahlil Beats returns for the second installment in the series. The 23-year-old Philly native is taking no time off with his newest release continuing his current limelight pattern as one of top producers in the game.
The mixtape features production from Jahli Beats with the exception of one track produced by Swift D. Features come from Problem, Meek Mill, Chase N Cashe, Young Jeezy, Swizz Beatz, Raekwon, Yo Gotti, Mill, Tayyib Ali, Rockie Fresh, Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, Juelz Santana, Big Sean, French Montana, The Game, P.A.P.I., Jae Millz, Busta Rhymes, Junsu, The Beat Bully, C Dot Butler, E Gram, Swift D, Kid Ink, Ace Hood and KC. Check after the jump to view the 27-track tracklistings along with download links ready.
Remember Free, ex-host of 106 & Park? Shorty was looking bad back in the day but the landscape has changed in 2013. It sounds like she’s trying to make a comeback to the scene, releasing this new record with Busta Rhymes titled “Uh Huh.” The track has a bit of Latin flavor to it, and Free seems to hold down singing and rapping duties. Will this be enough for her to make a splash in the game and get some radio spins?
Oh yeah, the track is co-written by none other than The Originator Jaz-O.
What do you think? SMASH or TRASH Free’s “Uh Huh” single?
Gudda Gudda of the YMCMB click releases his latest project entitled “Redrum.” Fans who’ve been waiting on his official debut YMCMB album can enjoy this mixtape until further notice. The project has features from Busta Rhymes, Cory Gunz, Jae Millz, Charlie Rock, Boo, Mr. Blac, T-Streets and L.A.T. with production help from Jahlil Beats, Young Chop, Cardiak, D Rock, Hard Head, Long Live Prince and I.N.F.O. You can check after the jump to view the complete 16-track tracklistings along with download links ready.
While we’ve still been waiting on his Ca$h Money records debut and seventh solo studio album “Underrated,” Bow Wow has been consistently delivering music for his audience with his “Greenlight” mixtape series. For its fifth installment, we see features from Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, Tunechi, Gucci Mane, Jadakiss, Gucci Mane, Rick Ross, Meek Mill, Busta Rhymes, Araab Muzik, Jay Rock and Tyga; with production from Jahlil Beats, Araab Muzik, Cardiak, Drumma Boy, 808 Mafia, DJ Mustard an Beat Bully. You can check after the jump to view the 16-track tracklistings along with a download link ready.
The Grammy Award nominated 1997 single “Dangerous” by Busta Rhymes definitely made quite the impact after When Disaster Strikes was released. The track went on to sell over three million units and unfortunately lost to Will Smith’s “Gettin’ Jiggy With It” for Best Rap Solo Performance at the 41st Grammy Awards.
It was one of several singles that ended up being big hits for Busta Buss, locking down one of his most notable hits from the ’90s. FLIPMODE!
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Undoubtedly one of the most talked about artists over the past couple of years has been Future. After the much deserved success of his “Turn On The Lights” single from his debut album Pluto, the Atlanta rapper is back with a well-bodied mixtape, full of a number of your favorite artists. The 24-track F.B.G: The Movie is the perfect example of how far Future has come, with guest appearances arriving from Drake, Wale, Young Scooter, Lil Wayne, Busta Rhymes and many more.
Tracklist and download after the jump.
Last night, Drizzy Drake Rogers ended to 2012 with a concert at Fontainebleau Miami Beach Poolside to open the New Year. Unlike the rest of the world, Miami had some warm weather as the crowd in South Beach enjoyed an extra hotter performance from Drake as he brought out special guest Busta Rhymes, T.I.P. & French Montana to welcome those into 2013. Check after the jump for some performances of “Us,” “Fuckin’ Problems,” “Ball” and of course “Pop That.”
Busta Rhymes finally launches the first project his re-branded label “Conglomerate” as he hooks up with fellow cohorts J-Doe and Reek Da Villian of the team to release Catastrophic. With the release of “King Tut” over the summer, the anticipation instantly rose for the three to put out a project after seeing this track featured on Busta Bus’s latest album “Year Of The Dragon.” Teaming up with the legendary Shaheem Reid, we get the long awaited project “Catastrophic” which the Bus, J-Doe and Reek tackle some of the hottest beats this year from the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Miguel, Dom Kennedy, Trey Songz, Young Jeezy, Big Sean, A$AP Rocky, 2 Chainz, Tunechi and more. You can check after the jump to view the 17-track tracklistings along with a download link ready.
We haven’t seen the back of Busta Rhymes this week with himself and his Conglomerate taking over our speakers. For the latest leak from the project, Busta links up with Q-Tip for a rare verse, which consists of memories between themselves and Janet Jackson. The topic is fitting due to the rhymes taking place over Kendrick Lamar and Drake’s “Poetic Justice”, which uses a sample of Janet’s vocals crafted by Scoop DeVille.
Catastrophic is out tomorrow.
Busta Rhymnes is on the move with his The Conglomerate putting out a freestyle for us over DOM Kennedy’s My Type Of Party. They hold no punches on how to live it up after you succeed as artist, with all this new music you cant help but not to be interested in there upcoming project Catastrophic to be released December 21st. We’ll keep you very connected to all there moves until then, respect The Conglomerate.
The Conglomerate, aka Busta Rhymes, J-Doe and Reek The Villian are ready to drop their collaborative Catastrophic mixtape, December 21. They gave us the artwork last night, but today brings us a new record featuring Busta Buss and Doe.
Peep the bass slapping “Elevator Music” track from the tape, above.
OS REWIND: Busta Rhymes – Movie (feat. J-Doe) [Music Video]
The legendary Busta Rhymes is ready to bring his Conglomerate team together as one for a highly anticipated mixtape. The Catastrophic project will consist of himself, J Doe and Reek Da Villian performing to their lyrical strengths. If you’re unfamiliar with their tough ability as a three, make sure you listen to “King Tut” to see what’s in store. You can add this one to the list of huge releases that are set to surface on December 21st.
OS REWIND: Busta Rhymes – Movie (feat. J-Doe) [Music Video]
OS REWIND: Busta Rhymes – Doin It Again (feat. Reek Da Villian & Chanel Nicole) [Music Video]