On this special episode, Busta Rhymes comes through the trap to tell us about his new album but first he tells the story of the birth of hip hop in the way only Busta can!
Karlous, DC and Chico get into some of Busta's most iconic moments in our culture. All the way back to leaders of the new school to his film appearances on films like Higher Learning, the squad breaks it all down.
Busta gets into WooHaa! and how he crafts his famous intro adlibs and Busta breaks down his process and he shows love to some of his favorite rappers that are female like - Rah Digga, Rapsody, and Lauryn Hill.
Spliff Starr is also in the building and Busta shares the story of their friendship, how it came to be and what's been keeping it going.
Busta's style of rapping is unique and tells the story of his rap battle with Jay-z who was also rapping fast at the time.
Busta's history lesson goes all the way back to Dancehall culture and he recognizes the influence of Shabba Ranks, Professor Nuts, Ninja Man and others and explains where he found the inspiration for some of his own elements of showmanship.
Busta breaks down how Chris Lighty started Violator records and how many of the record labels we've come to know were birthed. Plus, Busta shares the stories of making music and music videos with the queens, Mariah Carey and Janet Jackson. This is the coldest podcast!