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Busta Rhymes & Q-Tip Deliver A Trip Down Memory Lane In ‘The Abstract & The Dragon’ Mixtape

Let’s get this out of the way: The Abstract & The Dragon, Q-Tip and Busta Rhymes’ new collaborative mixtape, is mostly a way for Busta to hype his upcoming album Extinction Level Event 2. Of the 28 tracks on The Abstract & The Dragon, eight are skits and 13 older cuts, leaving seven that are actually fresh—and of these, there’s new Q-Tip on just three. Even “Thank You,” both one of the best songs of 2013 and the track that helped announce The Abstract & The Dragon, is one of the E.L.E. 2 singles, and its absence on the tape ...

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