Busta Rhymes: the James Brown of hip-hop, there's no use coming on stage after him
August 22, 2012 7:04 AM Subscribe
posted by filthy light thief (33 comments total)
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Busta Rhymes is back with his 9th studio album, Year of the Dragon
. It's free* for a limited time from Google Play
, and also available to stream and download from DatPiff
**. If that wasn't enough, Google Play put together a 21 minute biographical documentary on Busta Rhymes
, with Busta and some close collaborators talking about his last 20 years.
* Free from Google Play to stream, or free to download with an account, which requires you to enter a credit/debit card.
** Free stream, and free to download with an account, which doesn't require credit card info.
If that's still not enough, there's a lot of streaming media, like the full hour-long set from 2012 Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival
(YT HD; alt: Vimeo HD
), which was featured throughout the 21 minute documentary.
10 years ago: Busta Rhymes & Spliff Star Live in Germany
(22 minutes on YouTube)
And if you just want a bunch of music, here are a the full albums on YouTube: The Coming
(1996, single video), and When Disaster Strikes...
(1997, single video); E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event): The Final World Front
(1998, playlist), and Anarchy, Genesis, and some best of comps
(2000, 2001, etc, tracks from a YouTube user).