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Barrington Levy Teams With Lil Wayne, Busta Rhymes

International superstar Barrington Levy has once again tapped members of Hip-Hop community to assist him as he makes another push for the mainstream spotlight. The Reggae legend has released two versions of the first single from his forthcoming album, one of which features Busta Rhymes and President-elect Barack Obama. The new track, titled “No War,” interpolates an Obama speech with lyrics by Busta Rhymes, Canada’s Kardinal Offishall, and of course […]

todayNovember 25, 2008 3


Busta's Lawyer Files Complaint Against Machine Gun-Toting Police

A UK based lawyer is planning to file a complaint against machine-gun toting police officers, who arrested Busta Rhymes last week in the London City airport. Busta Rhymes' lawyer Philip Trott was with him on September 25 in the airport, when at least 15 police officers detained Rhymes over his immigration status. Trott, who traveled with Rhymes from Amsterdam to London to help with any issues, is a partner in […]

todayOctober 6, 2008 2


Rapper Rhymes detained at airport

Rapper Busta Rhymes has been detained at London's City Airport after being refused entry to the UK because of "unresolved convictions" in the US. The star arrived on Thursday morning to perform at a charity gig on Friday. Immigration officials tried to put him on an immediate flight out of the country to Amsterdam but Rhymes' lawyer secured an injunction preventing this. The 36-year-old is now being held while officials […]

todaySeptember 26, 2008 2


Busta Rhymes Recruited To Prevent Gun Crimes In UK

Despite his recent run-ins with the law, Busta Rhymes has been recruited to help stop an increase in gun and knife crime in London. The Independent reports the rapper will spread his nonviolent message on September 26, when he travels overseas to perform in concert at Royal Albert Hall. The need to curb violence among youth is a universal concern, according to Rhymes. "I want to do something productive that […]

todayJuly 10, 2008 4


Busta Rhymes prepares 'Blessed' and pushes back 'Back on My BS'

Don't worry: Busta Rhymes will return to his B.S. mode down the line. Although his upcoming album will be called Blessed, he hasn't abandoned the title Back on My Bullsh--; that will be the next album. He recently shot videos for the songs "We Made It," which features Linkin Park, and the Mixtape Monday favorite "Don't Touch Me (Throw Da Water on 'Em)." The track was produced by LV and […]

todayApril 29, 2008 3


Busta Rhymes Sentenced to Community Service, Probation

Busta Rhymes appeared in Manhattan Criminal Court today for his sentencing on charges of assault, driving while intoxicated and driving with a suspended license. According to New York Newsday, the rapper was sentenced to 10 hours of community service, three years probation and was ordered to pay a $1250 fine plus court costs. Facing four separate trials and the likelihood that he would serve jail time, Busta reached a plea […]

todayMarch 19, 2008 1


Rapper Busta Rhymes Pleads Guilty, Avoids Jail

Rapper Busta Rhymes avoided jail time today (January 23), after he pleaded guilty to assault and DUI charges. Rhymes, born Trevor Smith accepted a plea deal in exchange for the guilty pleas. The acceptance is in direct contrast to Rhymes’ previous plea of not guilty, although the rapper has maintained his innocence throughout the entire case until now. "Busta is glad to finally put this behind him," Busta’s attorney Scott […]

todayJanuary 23, 2008 4