Busta Rhymes net worth

Busta Rhymes net worth

Net Worth: $60 Million

About Busta Rhymes

Busta Rhymes net worth

Busta Rhymes, real name Trevor Tahiem Smith, is a rapper, record producer and an occasional actor from the United States. His stage name was given him by Chuck D, a member of the band Public Enemy, after National Football League player George “Buster” Rhymes. As for today, Busta has received 11 Grammy nominations and is ranked among the best MCs in the world. Busta Rhymes net worth is currently estimated at $60 million.

Trevor was raised in Brooklyn, in a Jamaican family of Trevor Smith and Geraldine Green. As a teenager he moved to Illinois and graduated from the Uniondale High School in 1991. After that he enrolled into George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School, where he studied alongside DMX, Jay-Z and the diseased Notorious B.I.G. In his early years Busta joined the New York-based hip hop crew Leaders of the New School. In 1991 the band released its debut album, entitled A Future without a Past. The whole album was not a great commercial success and made a modest contribution to Busta Rhymes net worth, but some of the songs, including “Case of the P.T.A” and “Sobb Story” did pretty well on the rap charts.

The following year Leaders of the New School released their second album T.I.M.E. The band was moving in the right direction and it seemed like it is just a matter of time before they achieve nationwide success. However, the rappers’ common career was soon hampered by inner conflicts. The members got into confrontation because Busta’s popularity was growing noticeably faster than the whole crew’s and his fellow band-mates started feeling a little overshadowed. Judging from the current Busta Rhymes net worth and the number of awards he received one could say that Busta’s career actually profited from this break-up.

Busta released his first solo album The Coming in spring 1996 and the second one, entitled When Disaster Strikes, in 1997. Together those albums generated three chart-topping singles, “Woo Hah!! Got You All in Check”, “Fire it Up” and “Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Could See”. Extinction Level Event (Final World Front) was released in 1998, earning the rapper recognition not only in the U.S., but also across the Atlantic Ocean. The album featured the track “Iz They Wildin Wit Us?”, which set the record for the fasters rapping Busta Rhymes has ever done.

In 2000 Busta released his last album recorded under Electra label and soon signed a contract with J Records. However what really boosted Busta’s popularity was his contract with Dr. Dre’s label Aftermath Entertainment. His first album recorded for Dr. Dre’s was The Big Bang, released in 2006. It seems like the title was prophetic- the album premiered on the top spot of Billboard top 200 and added a considerable sum to the current Busta Rhymes net worth.

Now you have an idea why Busta Rhymes net worth is this huge

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