Star magazine reports Busta Rhymes recently filmed a video in Bel Air and angered some local residents with all the commotion. One woman even stormed in front of rolling cameras and got in Busta’s face, complaining: “Your truck is in my driveway and I can’t get out. I need you to move it NOW!” While the crew looked on stunned, Busta kept his cool and personally moved the vehicle himself.
Flo Anthony talked with the K104 DJ’s about Bobby Brown’s arrest earlier today. She also says Run-DMC announced their retirement yesterday while Busta Rhymes gave $30,000 and LL Cool J gave $50,000 to Jam Master Jay’s wife following his murder last week. Flo also commented on Missy Elliott’s Aaliyah tribute. Flo also gave updates on Queen Latifah and Eminem’s new movie ‘8 Mile’. Audio at k104fm.com has since been removed.
Reverend Run, Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs, Ed Lover, Dr. Dre, Foxy Brown, Busta Rhymes, Juelz Santana, Chuck D, and others were at the press conference to announce the formation of a new coalition to fund support for the family of Jam Master Jay at the Majestic Room at the Rihga Royal Hotel on Wednesday (November 6).
AllHipHop.com caught up with Busta Rhymes following a report in the Associated Press that said authorities are investigating whether sniper suspect John Muhammad was a member of the 5 Percent Nation, a religious group that the report says has influenced numerous rappers over the years, naming Brand Nubian, Wu-Tang Clan and Busta. “How the fu** they going to associate me wit the sniper?” Busta fumed. “The government been know about the Five Percent Nation. They trying to disort the public perception because we anti-what they are about!”
DJ Envy tells Launch.com his major label debut, ‘DJ Envy Blok Party – Volume 1: The Desert Storm Mixtape’, due December 10, will be an all-star packed project. “Basically, everybody is on the album,” he said. “Like, Jay-Z did a joint, Styles P, Redman, Juvenile, Petey Pablo, my own artist Koke, Baby, Sheek, Jadakiss, Jae Hood, 50 Cent, Busta Rhymes, Fabolous, Paul Cain, Foxy Brown, Loon, Ja Rule, DMX, St. Lunatics, just to name a few people who are on it. 3LW, Jagged Edge…”
Launch.com reports Busta Rhymes is set to drop ‘It Ain’t Safe No More’, the rapper’s sixth album, on December 10. ‘Make It Clap’, featuring Spliff Star, will be the first single which should hit airways in a few weeks. The track is produced by RikRok.
While Busta Rhymes has been doing TV ads for Miller Lite (the guy with the girlfriend asking Busta to impress his lady, but the guy disses Busta, but in the end, Busta steals his girlfriend), his choice of beer in his tour riders is more upscale. The Smoking Gun obtained his rider, which asks for one case of Heinekin, one of Guinness, and a third of either Red Stripe, Sierra Nevada, or Bass. Read more.
Victoria Gotti of the New York Post reports hip hop will be out in force during Fashion Week beginning Wednesday. The Courvoisier people are giving VIP tastings of two custom blends of cognac for Busta Rhymes and Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs in appreciation of the megafree advertising they gained from the duo’s hit song, ‘Pass the Courvoisier.’
WireImage.com has photos from the Swizz Beatz ‘Bigger Business’ video shoot featuring Swizz, Cassidy, P. Diddy, Jadakiss, Baby, Ron Isley, Busta Rhymes and Snoop Dogg at Broadway Stages in Greenpoint, New York on Friday (August 30). Check out the photos here.
Busta Rhymes stopped by MTV’s Video Music Awards edition of Total Request Live from the Video Music Awards on Thursday. Busta talked to Carson Daly and Christina Milian about how he’s been losing weight lately and his acting gigs. Read on for a transcript.