The 2010 VMA Countdown: Busta Rhymes And Martha Stewart Set It Off

The 2010 MTV Video Music Awards are only a few weeks away. The biggest party of the year features nominated clips by Lady Gaga, Eminem, Jay-Z, Ke$ha and Katy Perry and will feature performances by Kanye West, Justin Bieber, Drake, B.o.B and Florence and the Machine (with many more to be announced). In order to… Read more »

Busta Rhymes Proves He’s One Still Of Hip-Hop’s Best Live Performers

I’ve written about Busta Rhymes shows in the past. You’ve read my praise of his and Spliff Star’s showmanship time and time again. I always throw in there that he’s one of the greatest, if not the greatest, pure live performer in hip-hop ever. The energy doesn’t stop. They make you jump, scream, dance …… Read more »

Busta Rhymes Sends Some Love — And We Send Some Right Back

By Rahman Dukes Early Tuesday morning, after returning from Cam’ron’s show at the Highline Ballroom in New York, I settled in after a long night out on the town. Doing my normal late-night business, I hit the Web to see what’s popping and who was on top of their game by posting the Cam footage… Read more »

For The Record: Busta Rhymes, ‘Idol,’ Pete Wentz & More

· One of Busta Rhymes‘ bodyguards was found shot dead in the back of his pickup in Queens on Wednesday. · According to this report, “American Idol” producers had originally booked Michael Jackson, rather than George Michael, to perform on the show’s finale. · First, Pete Wentz praised John Mayer for his deep thoughts on… Read more »

Busta Rhymes & Linkin Park Remake ‘The Odd Couple’

MTV News producer Yasmine Richard spent yesterday afternoon on the set of Busta Rhymes’ video for “We Made It,” featuring the boys of Linkin Park. She wrote in from the abandoned warehouse in downtown LA: So we spent the first hour waiting and watching director Chris Robinson’s crew set up Mike Shinoda’s piano solo shot…. Read more »

Busta Rhymes’ Next Album Goes From Bullsh– To Blessed

Viacom field trip! Last night a few MTV and VH1 staff members were invited to a very intimate listening session for Busta Rhymes. OK, I’m with it. Bust is definitely one of my favorite rappers of all time because of the energy and myriad of styles he’s brought to his tracks throughout his career. So…

For The Record: News On Busta Rhymes, Big Boi & More

· A judge formally charged Busta Rhymes today to three years’ probation and 10 days of community service for a pair of assaults involving his former driver and a fan, which Rhymes pleaded guilty to in January. The judge warned the rapper that he’ll face jail time if he violates his probation. · Outkast‘s Big… Read more »

Amazing Albums You May Have Missed In 2011

By Zachary Swickey It’s hard to believe that we are already about to wave goodbye to 2011. It’s been quite a kickass year for music too with new albums from all sorts of big-names artist. However, considering the wealth of bands out there these days – thanks to modern technology making it an easier process… Read more »