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Busta Rhymes Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Busta Rhymes worth? $20 Million

How did Busta Rhymes earn his money and wealth?

Busta Rhymes is a well-known singer, rapper, songwriter, music producer and actor. He was born Trevor George Smith Jr. on May 20, 1972, in Brooklyn, New York. He is known for his quirky fashion sense and high-speed rapping.

Music career: Busta and his friends started the hip-hop group “Leaders of the New School” (1989) and released their debut album “A Future Without a Past…” (1991). They also released “T.I.M.E. (The Inner Mind’s Eye)” (1993) and split up following internal problems within the group. He collaborated with other artists such as Another Bad Creation, Big Daddy Kane, Mary J. Blige “What’s the 411?” (1992) and TLC’s “CrazySexyCool” (1994).

Busta released his solo debut album “The Coming” in 1996. He released his hit single “Woo Hah!! Got You All in Check” one month prior to the release of his debut album. His second album “When Disaster Strikes” (1997) included hit singles “Fire It Up” and “Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Could See”. His third album “Anarchy” was released in 2000. He then released “Total Devastation: The Best of Busta Rhymes” (2001) which was a compilation of his greatest hits.

Busta continued to release music albums through the years such as “it Ain’t Safe No More” (2002) and “The Big Bang” (2006). These albums included hit singles “I Know What You Want” featuring Flipmode Squad and Mariah Carey, “I Love My Bitch”, “Touch It”, “In The Ghetto” and “New York Shit” featuring Swizz Beatz. He also collaborated with Linkin Park in “We Made it” (2007).

Busta released his eighth studio album “Back on my B.S.”  (2009) which included the single “ Arab Money”. His ninth album was titled “Chemo”. Busta has collaborated with Chris Brown and released singles such as “Look At Me” (2011) and “Why Stop Now” (2011). His latest single “Get It” (2018) also features Kelly Rowland and Missy Elliot.

What are the highest selling music albums of Busta Rhymes?

  1. The Big Bang (2006): #19
  2. When Disaster Strikes… (1997): #34
  3. Anarchy (2000): #38
  4. The Coming (1996): #48
  5. E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event): The Final World Front (1998): #54

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