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Hot 97's Hot For The Holidays - Performances

Lil Wayne , Busta Rhymes - Hot 97's Hot For The Holidays held at Prudential Center - Performances at Prudential Center - Newark, New Jersey, United States - Sunday 6th December 2015

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Busta Rhymes Spotted At HSBC Bank

Busta Rhymes - Busta Rhymes spotted at HSBC bank in Beverly Hills at Beverly Hills - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 18th September 2015

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Busta Rhymes Leaves The Doctors Office In Beverly Hills

Busta Rhymes - Busta Rhymes leaves the doctors office in Beverly Hills, CA. - Hollywood, California, United States - Thursday 10th September 2015

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Busta Rhymes Out And About Running Errands

Busta Rhymes - Busta Rhymes out and about running errands in Beverly Hills at beverly hills - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 9th September 2015

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Opening Night Broadway Musical Hamilton - Arrivals

Busta Rhymes - Opening night of the Broadway musical Hamilton at the Richard Rodgers Theatre - Arrivals. at Richard Rodgers Theatre, - New York City, New York, United States - Thursday 6th August 2015

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Busta Rhymes Arrested And Charged With Assault After Gym Fight


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Rap star Busta Rhymes has been charged with assault after allegedly throwing a bottle of protein drink while at the gym in New York City, according to reports.

The New York Daily News reports that the 43 year old rapper was arrested at the Steel Gym in the well-heeled Chelsea neighbourhood of New York at around 8:30pm on Wednesday (August 5th) following the altercation with one of the gym’s staff.

Busta RhymesBusta Rhymes has allegedly been charged with assault following a fight at the gym

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Busta Rhymes Falls Off Stage In New York, Sustains Bloody Head Injury


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Busta Rhymes was a little too carried away whilst performing in New York on Friday (28th November) as he took a tumble head first off the stage!

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Busta Rhymes took a tumble offstage whilst appearing alongside O.T. Genasis in New York.

Watch: Busta Rhymes' Music Video For 'Light Your Add On Fire'.

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'Nas: Time Is Illmatic' Marks The 20th Anniversary Of One Of The Greatest Ever Rap Albums [Trailer]


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The 1990s marked a turning point for rap and hip hop, with plenty of artists making their mark on the scene with seminal releases. Nas was one of them, and now his landmark debut 'Illmatic' is being explored in a telling documentary, 'Nas: Time Is Illmatic'.

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'Time Is Illmatic' explores the legacy of Nas' debut

Like many young black men exposed to rap culture, Nas (born Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones) was forced to live a life of fear and poverty as a youth, with guns and killings being a thing of daily terror. After his early collaborator Ill Will was shot dead and his brother injured in the process, it was time to write an album revealing the truth about ghetto culture - and the fear and rivalry that comes with it. 'Nas: Time Is Illmatic' explores his moving relationship with his parents against the grim backdrop of Queensbridge, as he rose up to become one of the greatest rapstars of all time.

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Various Artists - BBC Radio 1's The Nixtape Album Review


For our American readers, no, that's not a typo. 'The Nixtape' is a regular feature on BBC Radio 1's popular 'Breakfast Show'; a weekly segment every Friday morning where an hour of music, usually consisting of classics and barely-dated hits from the 90s and earlier 00s, are played. 'BBC Radio 1's the Nixtape' is split into two discs, each with a different style. The first is a rap/hip-hop compilation, with the second being more of a club/techno/house mix. While it's all the same 'Nixtape', the styles are divergent enough to demand a separate look at each.

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The first half of the 'Nixtape' kicks off with some vintage swag in TLC's 'Creep' and Ashanti's 'Only U', starting the first CD squarely into classic 90s hip hop, before quickly launching into more conventional rap beats like A$AP Mob's 'Trillmatic' and the enjoyably hilarious 'Shake Ya Ass' by Mystikal, all of which ooze with vintage. The second portion of the album lands the big hits of the last two decades, featuring Sean Paul's 'Get Busy', Snoop Dogg's 'Beautiful', Busta Rhymes' 'Thank You' and Notorious B.I.G's 'Mo' Money, Mo' Problems', encompassing some of the most profound hip-hop in music history. It wouldn't have been a hip-hop album without Nelly's 'Hot in Here' or 'The Way You Move' by Outkast, but the latter half of the album had fewer memorable beats. 'Welcome to Jamrock' by Damian Marley and 'Nobody to Love' by Sigma stand out amidst a number of old school rap tracks, but few of the rest stood out as being particularly memorable after the repeated punches of the big hitters made their way.

The 'Nixtape''s electronic second half isn't bad, though it's something that's going to appeal more to die-hard fans than casual listeners. There aren't quite the same identifiable groups of music within disc 2, though there are equally a few stand-out acts scattered throughout. The soothing 'Rather Be' by Clean Bandit, the ivory-tingling 'I Wanna Feel' by second SecondCity, and an infusion of pop in 'Take Care' by Rihanna and Drake prompt all but the most lethargic listener to get on their feet and move. Where the first half of the 'Nixtape' had variety, the second half runs together completely. Perhaps this is an appealing factor for fans of club music, and maybe this would make the second half of the 'Nixtape' perfect for your next dance party, but it can be difficult to stay interested in an album when the songs begin to run together so cleanly.

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Generation Iron Trailer


Mr. Olympia is one of the most prestigious international bodybuilding titles in the world, awarded to the competitors with the most defined muscles and one that Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger won a consecutive six times in the 1970s. Since 1999 it has taken place in Las Vegas and since 2011, Phil Heath has been the Mr. Olympia reigning champion. This documentary follows the lead up to the next event, where Heath is expected to defend his title in a such a hugely competitive world where intensive working out becomes the most predominant thing in each bodybuilder's life. Among his competition is previous champion Jay Cutler and Kai Greene, the latter of whom has come second in the last two events. Will Heath maintain the title once again? Or is it now Greene's time to take the victory?

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Bestival Pulls Off Major Coup With Busta Rhymes' First UK Festival Show


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Festival organisers have managed to persuade Busta Rhymes to join the main stage line-up at this year's festival, marking the first time the American hip-hop star has played at a festival in the UK.

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The 11-times Grammy nominee - best known for tracks Woo-Hah!, Got You All In Check and Touch It - will play before the headliners though the specific day is yet to be confirmed.

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Detective Busta Rhymes Wades In On DJ Khaled's Nicki Minaj Proposal Debate


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It's a good job internet hype detective Busta Rhymes is around to sift through the trolls and tell us who's for real in the big ol' plastic world of celebrity. The rapper claims to have watched the clip of DJ Khaled's proposal to 'Super Bass' singer Nicki Minaj via MTV at least 30 times to ascertain whether the rapper and DJ's public display of admiration was bonafide or pack-o-lies.

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The clip broadcast last Thursday (25th July) shows the record producer and radio personality Khaled addressed the 30 year-old, multi-personality rapper (famed for her gigantic booty) directly: "Nicki Minaj, I'm at MTV, I'm going to be honest with you; I love you. I like you, I want you, I want you to be mine," asking "Nicki Minaj, will you marry me?" as he produced a 10-carat diamond ring that has been valued at $500K.

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Where Does Your Favourite Music Come From? Song Writers B.O.B, Busta Rhymes, Luke Laird And Snoop Dogg Chat On Stage About Influences


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BMI's annual pre-Grammy Awards songwriter's panel, "How I Wrote That Song", was an interesting meeting of minds, made somewhat more interesting by Snoop blazing up a blunt.

Often, what makes a song popular is its relatability: how well its audience can relate to the sentiments within. However, it never fails to be fascinating to find out where those lyrics, the ones that make us laugh, cry, and vent any other variety of emotions that they evoke, came from originally. Every year, BMI hosts a panel of some of pop, R&B and rock's most successful song writers to talk about the origins of the music they write. This year's panel was made up of Snoop Dogg, Luke Laird, B.O.B., Evan Bogart and Busta Rhymes.

Clearly, there was something of a hip-hop bias while compiling the panel, but that worked to its merit. In fact, as Billboard reports, one of country music song-writer Luke Laird's influences was Snoop's pre-eminent album 'The Chronic'. Growing up in the country, in a town with a population of just 700, you'd not think that hip-hop would be a the genre of choice. However, as he said: "Let me just say, the album everyone was listening to was 'The Chronic.'"

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Video - Busta Rhymes Greets Photographers Warmly After Leaving Gym


Rapper Busta Rhymes sees photographers as he leaves the Crib gym in New York City and jokingly threatens to take their cameras off them for filming him without permission. He then shakes all their hands and talks to them about having just been in the gym.

Rhymes is set to release his ninth studio album, 'Year of the Dragon', which will be out on August 21st 2012 and released for free exclusively on Google Play. It includes 13 tracks and collaborations from Trey Songz, Rick Ross, Gucci Mane, Lil Wayne, Robin Thicke, Reek Da Villain, J. Doe, Cam'ron, Chanel Nicole, Vybz Kartel, Anthony Hamilton and Maino

Busta Rhymes' 'Ego Hurt' By Ex-Girlfriend Becoming A Lesbian


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Busta Rhymes' ex-girlfriend, Joanne Wood, has been the focus of a four-year-long stream of hatred from the rapper. She now claims that this hatred comes not because she is a bad parent to their three children, but because she is a lesbian. Rhymes, real name Trevor Jones, has supposedly been bitter during their battle for custody rights, because he is angry that Wood loves a woman more than him.

Related: Busta Rhymes Falls Off Stage In New York, Sustains Bloody Head Injury

Wood spoke to the 'New York Post', explaining: "His ego is definitely hurt." In promotion for his album, 'The Big Bang', Rhymes has been hurling abuse at, and talking badly about, Wood - despite being awarded custody of the children in December, 2005. A court ruling decided that he was a better suited parent than she was.

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Busta Rhymes

Date of birth

20th May, 1972

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Male

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