Busta Rhymes Overview

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Born: May 20, 1972

New York-born Rhymes started rapping at age 12 when he moved from his native Brooklyn to Long Island, where he began rapping in contests and eventually met his future partner, MC Charlie Brown. Working together the two won a contest sponsored by Chuck D and the Public Enemy crew. They began recording at Public Enemy's studios on Long Island and soon became known in the rap industry as Leaders of the New School. The group's debut album, Future Without a Past, was released in 1990.... See All

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