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Busta Rhymes, The Jump Off

Busta Rhymes The Jump Off Back on My B.S. (Motown/Universal) Sometimes you have to go backwards to get ahead. That’s the approach hip-hop veteran Busta Rhymes is taking after once again signing with Sylvia Rhone over at Universal Motown (Rhone was the head of the now-defunct Elektra Records when the Leaders of the New School standout went solo in 1996). Despite bouncing from Elektra to J Records, the Brooklyn MC managed to release six albums since his solo debut The Coming (1996). But after the ink dried on his much ballyhooed deal with Dr. Dre’s Interscope-distributed Aftermath in 2004, label politics slowed the Flipmode ...

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