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BUSTA RHYMES ARTIST SECTION

 
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   » Related Artists:  Eminem, Dr Dre, Method Man
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BUSTA RHYMES LIFE TIMELINE

 
Busta Rhymes was born, Trevor Smith, on May 20, 1972 in New York. Busta began performing with the Leaders Of The New School before hitting it big solo. Although he never sold the millions of LPs his rapping counterparts sold, Busta remains one of the most original hip hop artists with his rapid-fire rapping style and innovative videos.

March 1996: Busta released his debut LP The Coming. Busta hit the Top 40 with "Woo-Hah! Got You All In Check." Busta topped the Billboard Hot Rap Singles chart for 7 weeks and the Hot Dance Music Maxi-Singles Sales chart for 5 weeks with "Woo-Hah! Got You All In Check."

April 1996: Busta topped the Billboard R&B; Albums chart for a week with The Coming.

May 1996: The Coming was certified gold. The single "Woo-Hah! Got You All In Check" was certified platinum.

September 1996: "Woo-Hah! Got You All In Check" was nominated for a MTV Video Music Award for Breakthrough Video.

February 1997: Busta was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance ("Woo-Hah! Got You All In Check").

September 1997: Busta released When Disaster Strikes.

October 1997: Busta topped the Billboard R&B; Albums chart for a week with When Disaster Strikes. When Disaster Strikes was certified platinum.

January 1998: Busta topped the Billboard Hot Rap Singles chart for a week and the Hot Dance Music Maxi-Singles Sales chart for 2 weeks with "Dangerous."

February 1998: Busta hit the Top 40 with "Dangerous." The single "Dangerous" was certified gold. Busta was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance ("Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Could See").

April 1998: Busta hit the Top 40 helping out Puff Daddy & The Family with "Victory" which also featured The Notorious B.I.G.

May 1998: The single "Turn It Up" was certified gold.

September 1998: The video for "Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Could See" was nominated for 4 MTV Video Music Awards including Best Male Video, Best Rap Video, Best Choreography, and Breakthrough Video.

December 1998: Busta released E.L.E.: Extinction Level Event (The Final World Front).

January 1999: E.L.E.: Extinction Level Event (The Final World Front) and The Coming were certified platinum.

February 1999: Busta was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance ("Dangerous").

March 1999: Busta could be heard on the soundtrack for the Mod Squad with "Party Is Goin' On Over Here." Busta hit the Top 40 teaming up with Janet Jackson on "What's It Gonna Be?!" Busta topped the Billboard Rap Singles chart for 5 weeks and the R&B;/Hip-Hop Singles Sales chart for 3 weeks with "What's It Gonna Be?!"

April 1999: Busta topped the Billboard R&B;/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart for a week with "What's It Gonna Be?!" The single "What's It Gonna Be?!" was certified gold.

August 1999: Busta won Music Video of the Year with Janet Jackson ("What's It Gonna Be?!") at the Source Hip-Hip Music Awards.

September 1999: "What's It Gonna Be?!" earned several MTV Video Music Awards nominations for Best Hip-Hop Video, Best Direction, Best Special Effects, and Best Art Direction. The video "Gimme Some More" was nominated for Breakthrough Video. MTV: 100 Greatest Videos Ever Made includes "Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See" at # 20.

January 2000: Busta was nominated for an American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B; Male Artist.

February 2000: Busta was nominated for 3 Grammy Awards for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group ("What's It Gonna Be?!" with Janet Jackson), Best Rap Solo Performance ("Gimme Some More"), and Best Rap Album (E.L.E.: Extinction Level Event: The Final World Front).

March 2000: Busta won a Soul Train Music Award for R&B;/Soul or Rap Music Video for "What's It Gonna Be?!" with Janet Jackson.

June 2000: Busta released his next album 'Anarchy'.

July 2000: Busta topped the Billboard R&B; Albums chart for a week with Anarchy. Anarchy was certified platinum. Busta could be seen in the films Finding Forrester and Shaft.

February 2001: Busta was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Music Video, Short Form ("Fire").

June 2001: Busta could be heard on the soundtrack to Dr. Doolittle 2 with "What It Is, Pt. 2."

October 2001: The Best Of Busta Rhymes was released.

November 2001: Busta released Genesis. Busta could be heard on the soundtrack for The Wash with the track "Holla."

January 2002: Genesis was certified gold.

February 2002:Busta hit the Top 40 with "Break Ya Neck."

March 2002: Genesis was certified platinum.

April 2002: Busta hit the Top 40 helping out P. Diddy with "Pass The Courvoisier Pt. 2."

August 2002: Busta was nominated for a MTV Video Music Award for Best Hip-Hop Video ("Pass The Courvoisier Pt. 2").

November 2002: Busta released It Ain't Safe No More. Busta could be seen in the films Halloween: Resurrection and Narc.

February 2003: Busta was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group ("Pass The Courvoisier Pt. 2"). Busta's SUV was sprayed with bullets while it was parked in New York. Busta had left the vehicle just a few minutes before it was hit.

April 2003: Busta teamed up with Mariah Carey and The Flipmode Squad and hit the Top 40 with "I Know What You Want." VH1: 50 Greatest Hip Hop Artists includes Busta at # 28.

June 2003: Busta hit the Top 10 with "I Know What You Want."

August 2003: Busta's video for "I Know What You Want" was nominated for a MTV Video Music Award for Best Hip-Hop Video.

March 2004: Busta received 6 months probation for assaulting a woman at a concert in December, 2002. Busta was # 417 on the Top Pop Artists of the Past 25 Years chart.

January 2005: Busta could be heard on The Game's LP The Documentary with "Like Father, Like Son."

May 2005: Busta hit the Top 40 helping the Pussycat Dolls with "Don't Cha."

June 2005: Busta topped the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Sales chart helping the Pussycat Dolls with "Don't Cha." Busta hit the Top 10 helping the Pussycat Dolls with "Don't Cha."

July 2005: Busta topped the Billboard Pop 100 chart, Hot Dance Single Sales chart, Billboard Hot R&B;/Hip-Hop Singles Sales chart, and Dance Radio Airplay chart helping the Pussycat Dolls with "Don't Cha."

August 2005: Busta hit #1 for 2 weeks helping the Pussycat Dolls with "Don't Cha."

September 2005: Busta topped the UK Singles chart helping the Pussycat Dolls with "Don't Cha."

February 2006: One of Busta's body guards was shot and killed during a video shoot.

 

 

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