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Busta Rhymes

Born: May 20, 1972 in Brooklyn, NY
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Genre: R&B, Rap
Biography: The most idiosyncratic personality in rap and possessor of its most recognizable delivery, a halting, ragga-inspired style with incredible complexity, inventiveness, and humor, Busta Rhymes formed Leaders of the New School in 1990 and released two albums with the group before breaking out with a 1996 ...Read full biography
The Coming
Released: 1996
Label: Elektra Records
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Busta Rhymes delivered his debut album, The Coming, three years after the Leaders of the New School unofficially disbanded, and it reflects the change in hip-hop between 1993 and 1996. The Coming is indebted ...Read full review
When Disaster Strikes
Released: 1997
Label: Elektra Records
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Busta Rhymes' second album, When Disaster Strikes, is a sprawling, often brilliant mess that confirmed his status as one of hip-hop's most singular characters. Restraint isn't Rhymes' strong suit, and ...Read full review
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