Busta Rhymes delivers his second single titled “Thank You” which will be featured on the rapper’s forthcoming album, E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event) 2, due to hit shelves sometime next year. The song showcases the rap vet demonstrating his superior lyricism as he rides the catchy sample driven instrumental. Q-Tip also decides to lace the track with his smooth wordplay while Kanye West and Lil Wayne show up throw down a couple of ad-lib’s.
Busta Rhymes drops a new Armageddon like commercial to promote the upcoming sequel to his, Extinction Level Event, album released in 1998 by Flipmode and Elektra Records. The recently signed YMCMB artist declares that the second coming is on the horizon with part two and informs his fans to stay tuned. Check out the apocalyptic visuals below.
Fuse links up with Busta Rhymes on the set of his new music video for “#Twerk It (Remix)” featuring Nicki Minaj off his upcoming LP. According to director Mr. X, the video’s concept will embody a party vibe but at the same time apparently bring something different to the table that has never been seen before. Produced by Pharrell, Busta also gives the rundown behind the visual for “#Twerk It” from his perspective and says that it means everything to him and that he’s never had a problem just being who he is.
C.O.B. radio hosts Crooked I and Somayeh discuss a large studio debt recently acquired by rapper Busta Rhymes. As a result, the Cash Money artist is now being sued by Paramount studios for $70,000 after racking up 375 hours in booked studio time which has yet to be paid in full. Busta’s late night and early morning past due hours are believed to be accumulated from 2011 through the beginning of 2012. After devising a master plan, Crooked I shares with Somayeh and C.O.B. listeners a potential comedic solution for Busta’s money troubles with his assistance.
With a new video game on the way titled Gig It, plenty of rappers who will be featured within the game play came out in support and to promote the new product with live performances. Artists such as Rick Ross, Pusha T, Raekwon, Ace Hood, French Montana, Fabolous, Busta Rhymes, Nas, 2 Chainz, DJ Khaled, Slaughterhouse, Large Professor, Ace Hood, Ne-Yo, Jaime Foxx, T-Pain and more were all in attendance for the launch party. Courtesy of MissInfo, take a look at the quick montage above to see some of the acts that held it down last night.
Life+Times drops off the first episode of The Round Up with Shaheem Reid.
In the premiere episode of the The Round Up, host Shaheem Reid presents an in-depth interview with Busta Rhymes. Busta speaks on being a recording artist for the past 20 years, working with artists from Diddy to Q-Tip and how he’s seen the music industry evolve.