BUSTA SEASONcontinues! The 12-time GRAMMY® Award nominee and one of the most influential rappers of all time Busta Rhymes serves up a scorching new single entitled “OK” featuring Young Thug. Listen HERE. It heralds the arrival of his anxiously awaited new full-length offering, BLOCKBUSTA, on November 24. Pre-order/Pre-save HERE. Busta notably Executive Produced the album alongside legendary heavyweights, Pharrell Williams, Timbaland, and Swizz Beatz.
Produced by super-duo Cool & Dre, “OK” finds Busta firing his signature breakneck flow practically leaving the beat in flames, while Young Thug’s unmistakable otherworldly tone immediately captivates. These two innovators unite on one undeniable anthem without comparison.
It follows the fan-favorite “LUXURY LIFE” featuring Coi Leray, which has garnered millions of streams and over 7.5 million YouTube views on the Tarantino inspired official music video. In addition to plugs from OKAYPLAYER,REVOLT, and more, UPROXX raved, “Busta Rhymes and Coi Leray already demonstrated impressive lyrical chemistry when he remixed her hit single ‘Players.’ But that chemistry is even more advanced on ‘LUXURY LIFE’.” American Songwriter put it best, “the track sees an even greater chemistry established between the two emcees, six months removed from their first ever collaboration.”
2023 has been a monumental year for Busta as he received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the B.E.T Awards. This accolade celebrated his heralded legacy over the years and his continued impact on the world of entertainment. Accompanied by five of his six children, he graced the awards show and the red carpet, making it a heartwarming, family-centered celebration.
As anticipation increases for BLOCKBUSTA, the lead single “Beach Ball” [feat. BIA] has garnered significant attention in the lead up to the 2024 GRAMMY® Awards, vying for consideration in categories such as Song of the Year, Record of the Year, Best Rap Performance, and Best Music Video, speaking to his continued influence and imprint on the culture.
Fans have been and are continuing to go into frenzy from seeing Busta, live as well. He and his family Spliff Star and DJ Scratchator are currently overseas with headliner 50 Cent as part of “The Final Lap Tour.” After selling out everywhere in the U.S. this past summer and into fall, the acclaimed 90 city outing has gone international, exciting ticket holders in foreign countries.