20 Of The Best Busta Rhymes Guest Verses

Busta Rhymes & Venom Energy Photo Shoot

It’s a good time to be a Busta Rhymes fan. Earlier in the month, the 41-year-old rapper made waves by releasing “Thank You,” an incendiary new track with frequent collaborator Q-Tip. He’s built on the excitement by announcing a collaborative mixtape with Tip due out in December and by stopping by A Tribe Called Quest’s reunion performance during the Yeezus tour stop in Brooklyn. He’s always there to lend a helping hand.

With his E.L.E. 2 album scheduled to drop at some point next year, we figured it’d be as good a time as any to celebrate Busta’s long history of stellar guest appearances. From his innovative early work in the Leaders Of The New School to his role as an elastic-voiced hip-hop veteran, Busta verses speak for themselves. So come rewind 20 of Busta’s best guest verses.

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  • HipHopHead999

    I was worried y’all probably slept on his Worldwide Choppers verse. Glad to see y’all included it. I think his verse was the dopest on that track but Tech and Twista did their thing too. That track is crazy. Shit, Tech’s entire album was dope.

    (Yes, Twisted Insane was the FASTEST, but in my opinion, not the BEST… it didn’t show much versatility–he kept basically the same speed and flow the whole verse–although he only got 15 seconds so we can’t expect TOO much out of that short of a verse)

  • Dan Karlin

    Add “Reverse” (from Puff Daddy’s ‘Forever’ album) and “Monstars Anthem” and you’ve got a solid list.