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Introduction About Busta Rhymes
Busta Rhymes is an American Rapper who is very famous for his raps and songs.
With his glamorous and jovial face, his contagious laugh, and the bars that he spits that have people wrapped around his finger, Busta rhymes has been a celebrity ever since he entered the arena of Hollywood.
He has been a chosen favorite, a go-to celebrity for millions of people.
His career has involved rapping, i.e. his true passion, and his acting.
He has his herd of fans who continue to nod their heads along to his evergreen music, who continue to shower him with immense love, support, and adoration.
He hasn’t just made a place for himself in the music industry but has also made a place in the hearts of many.
Busta Rhymes Net Worth
Busta Rhymes net worth is $20 million. He has amassed this much through his gigs as an actor, rapper, and producer.
His earnings per show, per movie, or year aren’t known to the public. However, his songs and albums have always crossed hundreds of thousands in sales, earning millions in some of them.
Busta Rhymes Age and Early Life
As of 2023, the age of Busta Rhymes is 51 years. Busta Rhymes was born on the 20th of May in 1972.
His birth name is Trevor John Smith Jr. He was born in the city of rap, the place where music is born every day, Brooklyn.
He was born to Geraldine Green, his mother. And his father was Trevor Smith Sr. The professions enjoyed by his parents aren’t known to the public however from what’s known, they both hail from Jamaica.
He moved to Long Island with his family when he was 12 years old for certain convenient factors. Before moving to Long Island he went to the George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High school. It was situated in Brooklyn.
He later went ahead to graduate from Samuel J Tilden high school and Uniondale high school. He didn’t pursue his education in a college anymore, thus not vouching for a higher degree.
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|May 20 1972
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Personal Life of Busta Rhymes
He has kept his private life hidden from the limelight for various purposes. He however has maintained transparency with his fans.
He has six children who are of different ages as of now. His children are Trillian Wood-Smith, Mariah Smith, Cacie Smith, T’khi Smith, and T’ziah Smith.
His children were born in the years 1993, 1998, 1999, 2001, and 2006.
Career of Busta Rhymes
Ever since he was in high school he always wanted to venture out into hip-hop. He formed a group known as the East Coast hip-hop group, commonly known as the Leaders of the New School. It was with his friends Charlie Brown, cut monitor, and Dinco D.
The group performed in a lot of gigs and eventually went ahead to gain a lot of success. They performed for the group Public Enemy, which went ahead to give them enough traction to become a crowd favorite and a popular and chosen band. The name that he uses as a stage name was coined by Public Enemy.
Their official debut was with the album A Future Without a Past. It was in the year 1991 and they had signed a contract with Elektra Records.
They kept on recording songs as well as progressing with the due passage of TIME, an acronym for The Inner Mind’s Eye.
The group gained a lot of popularity due to the diversity and the way that he held on to his roots, this contributed to the major success and the catapulting of the group into the public domain. However, the group lasted for a short time and disbanded two years after being formed.
He started starring in songs for popular artists like Big Daddy Kane, a tribe called Quest, the Notorious BIG, etc.
He made a few cameos with roles in movies etc like who’s the man, strapped, How Are You Learning, oh my God, panther, etc.
He collaborated with Notorious BIG for the song Flava In Ya Ear.
In 1995, his official solo album was ready for a grand debut. It was titled The Coming, which was released in 1996. His second album When Disaster Strikes was released in 1997.
His songs like Fire It up caused an extreme ruckus and ended up in him gaining a lot of loyal fans. His albums and songs went ahead to shatter records, stayed on the charts for weeks, and gave him a lot of brownie points.
He released his third album titled Anarchy in 2000. However, in the same year, he dissolved the contract that he had for Elektra and signed a new one with J Records.
After signing with J Records he released albums like total devastation best of Busta Rhymes, It Ain’t safe no more, along with hit songs like Break Ya Neck, I Know What You Want, Make it Clap, etc.
He left J records after 4 years. He produced and released his 7th and best album so far, which was titled The Big Bang. The singles in his album shattered groundbreaking records.
He signed a deal with the brand Universal Motown and went ahead to release his eighth album which was known as Back On My B.S.
Awards & Achievements of Busta Rhymes
He has been nominated across a lot of categories throughout his career.
He has won awards like the Billboard Awards, best Live Performance Award, Move the Crowd Award, Verizon People’s Champion Award, Best Hip-hop awards, Best Urban Dance Truck, the Michael Jackson Award for best soul or Rap Music Video, Best R&B single, Group, music video of the year, etc.
Major Investments and Assets of Busta Rhymes
Keeping the wealth that he has accumulated throughout his career in mind, he is known as one of the fastest and wealthiest rappers to reach the position that he currently enjoys. Owing to this position he has, a lot of property is named after him, as well as he has a wide collection of luxurious cars.
His biggest investment has to be the company that he formed in the early 2010s. It was known as Conglomerate Entertainment.