Hip Hop is a form of art that very few people understand or respect. The rapper, songwriter, producer and actor, Busta Rhymes is the mogul of this art form. He was born as Trevor Tahiem Smith Jr. and has an estimated net worth of $ 65 million. More than 10 million albums that the rap artist has sold in total in the United States alone have a significant share in this net worth.

The magnificent speed, internal rhyming, intricateness in his rap is what characterises him and add an original feature to it.

Work

Rhymes has done nine studio albums, three compilation albums, 56 music videos, 91 singles, seven mixtapes, and nine promotional singles.

Studio albums

His studio albums include The Coming, E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event): The Final World Front, When Disaster Strikes, Genesis, Anarchy, The Big Bang, It Ain’t Safe No More…, Year of the Dragon, Back on my B.S.

Compilation Albums

The Artist Collection: Busta Rhymes, Turn It Up! The Very Best of Busta Rhymes, Total Devastation: The Best of Busta Rhymes.

Mixtapes

Catastrophic, Catastrophic 2, The Abstract and The Dragon, I Bullshit You Not, The Countdown to The Big Bang, Surrender, The Return of the Dragon.

Promotional Singles

Live to Regret, Ill Vibe, Everything Remains Raw, Grinch 2000, We Goin’ to Do It to Ya, Fallin, Gimme the Light, East Coast, They’re Out to Get Me, Don’t Get Carried Away, East Coast.

Busta Rhymes Reborn

Rhymes first came under the spotlight when he gained recognition as a part of the rap band “A Tribe Called Quest”.

Later, he became a member of the famous Hip Hop group, Leaders of the New School. As a part of this group, he gathered immense attention and great success as he stood out as a performer in it. The audience praised him highly, and he soon gained prominence with time. Eventually, he called for an exit from there, and the great Busta Rhymes stood up to chase his fate.

Earnings comprising Busta Rhymes Net Worth

His net income from the first two albums when he started his career as a solo rap artist was around $3 million as reported. After this monumental success in 1996, there has been no looking back for Rhymes. He has done nine studio albums till date, which have been equally successful.

Yet another one, which would be 10th in the list, also promises the same level of delight and satisfaction for its audience.

Wealth

Rhymes enjoys a lavish and luxuriant lifestyle. He proudly owns a Pistachio green Lamborghini and a modern Rolls Royce Phantom.

Endorsements

He has endorsed brands like Toyota, Heavenly Seduction, Dreambody Cuisine.

Charity

Busta Rhymes has done charity work in supporting “Sister Sledge” which is a musical vocal group originating from Philadelphia. He has also lent support to causes like Peace, Poverty, Hunger, Disaster Relief. 

Conclusion

Rhymes is one of the most prolific rappers of the 1990s.  He has earned many Grammy nominations. He is a magnificent artist and would continue to entertain us in the same way.

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