Rap Radar’s Elliott Wilson recently linked up with Q-Tip at New York’s Barclays Center for an exclusive interview before he hit the stage later that night on the latest episode of “The Truth”. Tip opened up about his excitement for being able to perform on the Yeezus Tour with Kanye West, A Tribe Called Quest’s last days as a group and the evolution of his music and lyrics. The Hip Hop veteran also addressed Tribe’s classic album, Midnight Marauders, collaborating with Busta Rhymes on his new single “Thank You,” producing Kanye West’s 2014 album with Rick Rubin, his new solo album, The Last Zulu, and much more.
Busta Rhymes liberates his latest visual for his new single, “Thank You,” featuring Q-Tip, Kanye West and Lil Wayne. This one’s all about having a good time as Busta shops for jewelry, pops bottles of Hennessy and demonstrates his flashy and lavish lifestyle. Lil Wayne and Kanye West also show up while other cameos include A$AP Ferg, Jereme Rogers, Mack Wilds and more. “Thank You” will be featured on the new Cash Money artist’s Extinction Level Event 2 LP releasing next year.
Busta Rhymes took to Twitter deliver the news that he will be linking up with Q-Tip for a new collaborative mixtape titled, The Abstract & The Dragon. The project is intended to be a precursor to Rhymes’ new Extinction Level Event 2 LP which is set to hit shelves next year. Fans of the new Cash Money signee can expect The Abstract & The Dragon to drop on December 12.
Here’s a sneak peek behind the scenes of Busta Rhymes music video for his new single “Thank You.” Take a look as the legendary emcee performs to the camera in front of a green screen with his new label mate Lil Wayne. There’s also a short clip included of Q-Tip and Kanye West as they were also on hand to record their contributions to the infectious new song. “Thank You” is set to be featured on Busta’s forthcoming Extinction Level Event 2 LP.
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.