Busta Films Movie in Newark, NJ

busta1.jpgAlthough he was shut out of a New York City movie set after the NYPD expressed concerns about public safety, Busta Rhymes was welcomed with open arms by the city of Newark, New Jersey. According to the Newark Star-Ledger, the controversial rapper recently completed three days of filming for the movie Order of Redemption at the city’s Riviera Hotel and on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Busta, who has refused to cooperate with NYPD detectives in the investigation of the 2006 murder of his bodyguard Israel Ramirez, was denied access to the film’s Manhattan set last week. Busta’s lawyer, Scott Leemon, has suggested that authorities are unfairly targeting the rapper because of his refusal to cooperate in the murder investigation. Newark officials apparently have no such qualms. “As far as we know, Busta Rhymes was acting accordingly and we thank him for his business,” said Lupe Todd, a spokeswoman for Newark Mayor Cory Booker. Order of Redemption stars Tom Berenger and is described as a “urban thriller with a hip-hop feel” by producer Jason Webb. Berenger plays a former attorney who is trying to resume his career after a bout with drug addiction and family tragedy. According to Webb, Busta portrays a murderous villain who throws a baby out of a window in one scene.

  • Dr Flav

    Busta under that NY shit, cause NY definitely shittin on him @ least the NYPD. LOL @ “we thank him for his business.” Bus droppin guap in Jersey!

  • MISFIT

    Bussa buss dont let these popo’z ride on yo dick jus do yo ish we got yo back nigga!!!! THA SHO SHOT for real!!!!!!!!
    one>>…………..

  • http://www.basetown.com MISFIT

    fuck’em popo’z all you peeps do iz ride dick on successful niggas!!!! wat tha fuck wit ya’ll>>>>> Busta u tite brah! mad love n we got yo back!!

  • Chuck Norris

    Damn Busta in it to?!, all ima say is Will Smith..this is gonna be somethin big whenever it wraps up, Bet on it.(i was around there..im comin out in the background)

  • http://XXLMAG.com YounGuttaAkaPaperBoy(LongliveDaking)BkaCuzzoDaKing,MW

    get em bust! The lou gots you from over here…