Born Trevor Tahiem Smith Jr., Bust Rhymes is known as one of the greatest hip hop MCs of our time. He was raised in Brooklyn, New York and his family moved to Long Island at the age of 12. In 1989, Busta and three other rappers formed the hip hop group Leaders Of the New School.
They received their big break after being the opening act for Public Enemy. In 1995, Busta began working on his solo debut album, The Coming, which was released in March 1996. His second album was released in September 1997. Both projects produced several hit singles. His ninth studio album was released for free on Google Play in August 2012.
About Busta Rhymes
- Net Worth – $65 Million
- Birth Date – May 20, 1972
- Birth Place – New York City, New York
- Profession – Rapper, Producer, Actor
- Nationality – American
- Marital Status – Single
The rapper was recently accused of throwing a protein shake on gym employee after a dispute. Allegedly, the threw it at the man’s head causing injury. He plead guilty to harassment but the district attorney agreed to drop all of the charges.
Growing up, Busta was known for his wild fashion and style. Today, his is recognized for his incredible rapping techniques which is very fast and prolific. His recent mixtape, The Return of the Dragon, is his first new release since 2012.
The mixtape features Sean Paul, Mary J. Blige, Chance the Rapper, Wiz Khalifa, Raekwon, and MF Doom. He has won numerous awards, including a Grammy nomination. Busta has been named one of the 50 Greatest MCs between 1987 and 2007.