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Just Blaze Plays Unreleased Tracks From Jay Z, Kanye West, Usher, More

Christmas came early this year if you're a hip-hop fan: On Friday night, New York power producer Just Blaze unleashed a bunch of previously unheard tracks…
Harley Brown / December 12, 2015

Busta Rhymes Arrested for Chucking Strawberry Protein Shake at Man’s Head

Update: TMZ has obtained video of Busta Rhymes whipping a strawberry protein shake at the gym employee. The video has no sound, and frankly doesn't clear much up about…
Brennan Carley / August 6, 2015

Raekwon, French Montana, and Busta Rhymes Stack Their Verses ‘Wall to Wall’

"Don't believe everything you read," French Montana raps in the intro on Raekwon's new track with Busta Rhymes, the old school, piano and drum-driven "Wall…
Brennan Carley / February 23, 2015

Busta Rhymes Almost Had His Own Jenji Kohan Superhero Show

Before she rose to fame on the strength of Weeds and Orange is the New Black, showrunner Jenji Kohan wrote a never-produced pilot for a superhero show…
Brennan Carley / August 7, 2014

Eminem and Busta Rhymes Remodel House of Pain on ‘Calm Down’

Eminem and Busta Rhymes, two masters of lyrical agility, have dropped a seismic disturbance of a song, the deceptively named "Calm Down." This track marks…
Olivia Forman / June 30, 2014

Souls of Mischief’s New Concept Album to Feature Busta Rhymes, Ali Shaheed Muhammed

After looking back last year to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Souls of Mischief's legendary 93 'Til Infinity, the iconic Bay Area hip-hop quartet has…
Colin Stutz / June 13, 2014

Dave Chappelle Enlists the Roots, Janelle Monae for New York Comeback

Dave Chappelle's return to standup has been pretty low-key, one widely publicized incident aside, and now we know he was working up to something big.
Marc Hogan / May 28, 2014

Watch Pharrell Bring Out Jay Z, Pusha T, T.I., Usher at Coachella

It's no secret that Pharrell Williams has friends in high places, but with last night's performance out in Indio, Pharrell seems to have (unbelievably) outdone…
Colin Joyce / April 20, 2014

Hear Q-Tip and Busta Rhymes’ Decades-Deep Mixtape ‘The Abstract & the Dragon’

Q-Tip and Busta Rhymes have snuck out a free mixtape dubbed The Abstract & the Dragon. Befitting the pair's rich respective lineages — Tip with…
Chris Martins / December 12, 2013

Nicki Minaj’s ‘Donk Steals the Show in Busta Rhymes’ ‘Twerk It’ Video

"The video will have a lot of big booty judy's," Director X promised of Busta Rhymes and Nicki Minaj's video for the "Twerk It" remix.
Dan Reilly / July 25, 2013

Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip Crush on Janet Jackson for Kendrick Lamar Remix

On Kendrick Lamar's good kid, M.A.A.D. City (SPIN's No. 2 album of 2012), Drake collaboration "Poetic Justice" examines the allure of written communications. The use of a sample…
Marc Hogan / December 21, 2012

Google Sloppily Embraces Rap’s Free Culture With Busta Rhymes’ ‘Year of the Dragon’

This morning, when Google Play's music section offered a free download of Busta Rhymes' new album, Year of the Dragon, Google awkwardly wandered into a…
Brandon Soderberg / August 21, 2012

Crazy Clown Time: The History of Gathering of the Juggalos

In 13 muddy, manic years, the annual Gathering of the Juggalos has grown from a modest, Faygo-drenched fan fiesta soaking the Novi Michigan Expo Center…
Christopher R. Weingarten / August 7, 2012

Lil Wayne Joins Cavalcade of Rappers at SXSW ’12

Last week, we learned Lil Wayne was skating down to SXSW this year, but nobody would confirm whether he was playing a show. But in…
Devon Maloney / March 13, 2012

Missy Elliott, Lil Wayne Hop on Busta Rhymes’ ‘Why Stop Now’ Remix

Missy Elliott brings people together. A couple of weeks ago, Odd Future rapper Tyler, the Creator tweeted the hip-hop goddess' praises: "Missy Is The Fucking…
Marc Hogan / February 16, 2012

Busta Rhymes Extends Rebound on Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Rigamortus’ Remix

Woo hah! Busta Rhymes has got 2011 pretty much in check. Two decades after his debut album with former group Leaders of the New School,…
Marc Hogan / November 23, 2011

Google Launches Music Service With Pearl Jam, Coldplay Freebies

Google officially opened the doors to its online music-download store on Wednesday, joining a competition with Apple's iTunes and Amazon's MP3 shop. Artists providing exclusive…
Marc Hogan / November 17, 2011

Q-Tip, Snoop, Busta on New Grandmaster Flash Album

More than 20 years after the release of his last record, 1988's On the Strength, hip-hop luminary Grandmaster Flash is readying his fifth studio album…
Larry Fitzmaurice / December 4, 2008

T-Pain, Busta, Luda, and Diddy Throw Down in NYC

Monday night T-Pain brought his hip-hop circus to New York City for a MySpace Music Release Show, celebrating the arrival of his much-anticipated third album,…
Diana Pastrana / November 11, 2008