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Mixtape Review: Busta Rhymes & Q-Tip – The Abstract & The Dragon

January 13th, 2014 No comments

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Mixtape Review of Busta Rhymes & Q-Tip – The Abstract & The Dragon, courtesy of Brandon Soderberg
 

What with A Tribe Called Quest’s manic posse cut “Scenario” pushing past 22 years in age, there is an entire hip-hop generation and then some for whom “Rawr, rawr, like a dungeon dragon” is not associated with Busta Rhyme’s imminently quotable exhortation from 1991’s The Low End Theory. Rather, it recalls Nicki Minaj’s “Roman’s Revenge,” off 2010’s Pink Friday, wherein the rather Busta-like Nicki cries out, “See me in them new things, bums is gaggin’/ I’m startin’ to feel like a dungeon dragon/ Rawr, rawr like a dungeon dragon.” And so, The Abstract & the Dragon, a well-curated collection of classics from Native Tongues heroes Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip, punctuated by a few very encouraging new tracks, hosted and compiled by journalist Shaheem Reid and presented by Y.M.C.M.B. And G.O.O.D., sets out to give hip-hop youngsters a history lesson.

 

Included are plenty of past collaborations between the two and solo hits and deep cuts, but reminding you of the significance of these legends is only part of the goal here, though. Also included are a number of skits of Busta and Tip shooting the shit and reminiscing, articulating their importance in their own words, while also presenting them as approachable, regular guys. The Abstract & The Dragon also makes a case for these guys’ continued relevance by way of a series of confident, creative new tracks: “Thank You,” a frantic Read more…

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Mixtape: Busta Rhymes & Q-Tip – The Abstract & The Dragon

December 12th, 2013 No comments

These two legends have had everyone on their heels waiting to hear this collaboration ever since it was announced. Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip release their latest collaboration in the form a mixtape titled The Abstract & The Dragon that includes twenty-eight total tracks. With help coming from Raekwon, Lil Wayne, Kanye West and more, this is a project that hip hop fans have been fantasizing about for years and it finally has come to fruition.

Stream and download the project after the jump.

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Video: Busta Rhymes Feat. Q-Tip, Kanye West & Lil Wayne – Thank You

November 25th, 2013 No comments

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Busta Rhymes releases the music video for his latest single “Thank You” that features Q-Tip, Kanye West, and Lil Wayne. This single will live on Busta’s Cash Money Records debut E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event) 2 which drops next year but before that happens him and Q-Tip plan on releasing their collaborative project The Abstract & The Dragon. The collaborative mixtape is scheduled to release on December 12th.

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A$AP Ferg Feat. Shabba Ranks, Busta Rhymes & Migos – Shabba (Remix)

November 24th, 2013 1 comment

A$AP Ferg hit us with a surprise and drops a remix to “Shabba Ranks” featuring the man himself, Busta Rhymes and Migos. You can purchase this crazy remix on iTunes now.

Listen to the track down below.

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Busta Rhymes & Q-Tip Announce The Abstract & The Dragon Mixtape

November 21st, 2013 No comments

The collaboration, “Thank You” that these two greats put out about two weeks ago has heavily been on repeat. Now we get the amazing news that Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip will team up once again this time for an entire mixtape with The Abstract & The Dragon dropping on December 12th. While no tracklist or any other details besides the cover art shown above have come, the sheer news that these two are putting a full-length project out together is good enough for us.

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Busta Rhymes Feat. Q-Tip, Kanye West & Lil Wayne – Thank You

November 7th, 2013 No comments

With a video already shot for the track, Busta Rhymes finally delivers his single from the upcoming album Extinction Level Event 2. We have been waiting for this collaboration for a few months now but we finally get to hear the soulful track that includes a verse from Q-Tip with Lil Wayne and Kanye on the intro and ad-libs.

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Video: Busta Rhymes Feat. Nicki Minaj – #TwerkIt

July 24th, 2013 No comments

Busta Rhymes and Nicki Minaj finally give us the video for their collaborative butt shaking anthem “#TwerkIt.” Busta’s E.L.E. 2 should be expected by the end of this year.

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Busta Rhymes Feat. Nicki Minaj – #TwerkIt (Remix)

June 6th, 2013 No comments

Busta gets Nicki Minaj to hop on the remix to his “#TwerkIt” single produced by Pharrell. Props to 2DBZ.

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Mack Maine Feat. Rick Ross, Ace Hood, French Montana & Busta Rhymes – Kobe Or Ginobili (Remix)

May 23rd, 2013 1 comment

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Mack Maine’s track offering up the debate of “Kobe Or Ginobili” gets a remix with some help from Rozay, Ace Hood, French and Busta Rhymes.

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Busta Rhymes – Twerk It [Prod. By Pharrell]

May 3rd, 2013 No comments

With Pharrell hyping this track up recently, we finally get to here the final Busta product titled, “Twerk It.”

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