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Busta Rhymes

Busta Rhymes is one of hip-hop's premier artists with a growing film career. A platinum performer with a style that is intense, rugged and risqué, Rhymes' musical vision and incomparable flair have weathered every conceivable trend and spanned a generation.

Beyond his music, the multifaceted Rhymes began his career as an actor in 1993 when he made his feature film debut in the Ted Demme comedy, Who's the Man? Since then he has appeared in numerous films including Higher Learning, the documentary study of hip-hop, Rhyme & Reason, The Rugrats Movie (voice of Reptar Wagon), Shaft, Finding Forrester, Halloween: Resurrection and Halloween: Resurrected. Rhymes' notable television guest appearances have included The Steve Harvey Show, Cosby, Strapped, Cribs, The O.Z., It's Black Entertainment and the MTV Video Music Awards. He has also appeared as himself in Space Ghost Coast to Coast, Mad TV, TFI Friday, The Wayans Brothers, The Howard Stern Show and New York Undercover.

The feature films which have featured his music, include: The Mod Squad, The Rugrats Movie, Can't Hardly Wait, Space Jam, Dr. Dolittle 2 and Set It Off.

Rhymes has released five platinum plus albums. His sixth disc, on J Records, is titled, It's Not Safe No More.. and was released on November 26, 2002.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Busta Rhymes Facts

Birth NameTrevor Smith Jr.
OccupationMusician, Actor
BirthdayMay 20, 1972 (45)
SignTaurus
BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, USA
Height6' 2" (1m88)  How tall is Busta Rhymes compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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