busta rhymes

Happy 48th Birthday to ‘The Dragon’ Busta Rhymes!

On this day in Hip-Hop History, we celebrate the birth of one of the most flamboyant and ostentatious personalities in Hip Hop. Today in 1972, the legend Busta Rhymes was born in Brooklyn, New York. The 11-Time Grammy nominee and Flipmode Squad frontman has served as an unsung hero for the culture. This is not to […]

ONE Music Fest 10th Anniversary Proves the South Still Got Something to Say

ONE Music Fest 10th Anniversary Proves the South Still Got Something to Say

Andre 3000 went on stage during the 1995 Source Awards and said “the South got something to say” and the 10th annual ONE Music Fest proves that the region is still talking. Tens of thousands of people flocked to Atlanta to enjoy the Southeast’s largest annual urban music festival. The two-day festival had a diverse […]

Busta Rhymes, Timbaland Added to Pharrell’s Something in the Water Festival

Busta Rhymes, Timbaland Added to Pharrell's Something in the Water Festival

The countdown for Pharrell’s Something in the Water Festival has begun and he has announced additional artists and activations that will take place at the event. Newly added artists to the sold-out festival include Timbaland, N.E.R.D, Busta Rhymes and Fam-Lay, who will join Pharrell on stage, plus sets from Kap G, Chris Brown, Charlie Wilson, […]

Dr. Dre Is Wrapping Up Busta Rhymes’ First LP In 7 Years

Over 10 years ago, Dr. Dre signed the illustrious Busta Rhymes to his Aftermath label, but the union only produced one album, Busta’s Big Bang in 2006. Now, it has been confirmed that post production finishing touches are being put on Buss A Bus’ first album since Year Of The Dragon. Now, Busta is no […]

Doritos and Busta Rhymes Link Up For ‘Blaze The Beat’ Competition

Back in February, Doritos blazed onto the hip-hop scene with a Super Bowl 52 commercial featuring rap legends Missy Elliot and Busta Rhymes. Busta and Doritos have now taken the Super Bowl ad a step further to find a new star by launching the “Blaze the Beat” competition. “Everyone in the country saw the Doritos […]

Q-Tip Revamps the Coming of His New Album ‘The Last Zulu’

Six years ago, Q-Tip undisputed Hip-Hop legend and lead member of the iconic A Tribe Called Quest signed to Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music. His fourth solo effort, The Last Zulu was supposed to be his prime release with the label, but the said drop has yet to happen. On Saturday night, Tip revamped the coming […]

May The 4th…. Be With You: Best Hip-Hop’s Star War Name Drops

Star Wars originally hit the big screen just as Hip-Hop was finding its feet so it’s only natural that the pop culture phenomenon had an influence on those who were also finding their creative feet at around the same time. A science fiction/fantasy movie franchise that broke through the barriers and becomes adored by more […]

Fire Starter: What’s Your Favorite Beat From Just Blaze?

Recently Netflix released an 8 part documentary series called Rapture that goes into the day-to-day lives and behind the scenes of a small handful of Hip-Hop personalities including Nas, T.I., Logic, Dave East and more. One of the more impressive episodes was based around New Jersey-born producer/DJ Just Blaze born Justin Smith. Now that name […]

Which Ads from Super Bowl 52 Left Us Wanting More?

The Super Bowl is undoubtedly the biggest stage for advertisement. In the past, corporate brands such as Bud Light, GoDaddy.com, and Pepsi have consistently owned the commercial stage during the big game. But the staple jaw droppers where benched by some unlikely contenders. When ad rates are going for $5 million per 30 seconds, companies […]

Missy Elliott And Busta Rhymes Join MTN Dew/Doritos Joint Super Bowl Ad

Mountain Dew and Doritos are going head to head in a one minute-long commercial during this year’s Super Bowl, marking the first time ever that two brands have advertised back-to-back during the big game. Mountain Dew and Doritos announced they are adding two new names to the celebrity roster that already includes Morgan Freeman and […]

Busta Rhymes Performs at NJ Governor-Elect’s Pre-Inaugural Party

Words by Roman White New Jersey Governor Elect, Phil Murphy, celebrated his pre-inauguration with a Busta Rhymes performance. The event took place at New Jersey’s Middlesex County Community College, where the New York City native performed his most popular songs to celebrate New Jersey’s new governor. Busta Rhymes performing at Phil Murphy’s pre-inaugural concert: pic.twitter.com/QjfuNMR0Wu […]