Jadakiss Brings Out Busta Rhymes at NYC Show, Lox Group Mates a No-Show [Video]

Performing in front of a hometown crowd last night (December 22), Jadakiss held down attendees to the Highline Ballroom in New York, while Clipse struggled to lift the holiday spirits.

The brothers from Virginia opened up the show with a short 20-minute set, getting the crowd going with “Grindin’.” Yet the critically acclaimed duo’s newer material, such as closer “Popular Demand,” failed to connect.

Songstress Melanie Fiona was next to the stage for a trio of tracks, including “A Yo,” before Kiss finally marched out to “Welcome To D-Block.” Next up for the self-proclaimed “Top 5 Dead or Alive” was his guest spot on Nas’ “Made You Look” remix, before jumping into “I Get High.” Surprisingly fellow Lox membesr Styles P as well as Sheek Louch, were absent. 

Ryan Leslie was the first of two cameos during the set, joining Jada for “How It Was Supposed To Be.” But it was the appearance of Bussa Bus, stalking the stage clad in bulky white fur coat, for “Conglomerate” [watch below] that had the crowd at its livest, before Jada closed up shop with “Who’s Real,” with nary a Ruff Ryder in sight. —Devin Chanda

Busta joins Jada onstage


Jada performs ‘Knock Yourself Out”

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  • von

    maybe him and sheek were jackn off puffy fo that badboy deal puffy is it good can we keep our publishin unlike last time rapein u rapein u jadakiss said naw fuck that i want some of carl thomas and shyne he wide open now and g dep to so he can nut on craig mack face yes i want that on dvd

    • rich kid ldn

      Wrong site,go back to kanye and lady gagas blogs,you will feel more accepted there!!

  • http://www.soofficialmusicgroup.blogspot.com/ Nocx

    Von What Are You Talking About??

  • http://myspace.com/BluBlack BluBlack

    I Hope its all peace wit the LOX crew, dont let no cash come beteew yall, yall dudes bin holding each other down for years,if its beef talk it out, dont let cash fuck yall up, cause i never heard of this shit before, CHILL NY GONNA BRING RAP BACK, HOLD IT DOWN TILL 2010, ILL BE THERE REAL SOON, CHECK ME OUT, MYSPACE.COM/BLUBLACK

  • tharealest

    Fucc em let em over dumb shit i don’t give a fucc bout no ny rapper they all wack except 4 slicc ricc

  • http://www.myspace.com/gunrugladiators Ghetto gov

    tharealest you a hater slick rick from england or some shit wouldnt be no fuckin rap without ny they fell off but 50 and the southern garbage wit all dat singn an dancin shit killed hiphop for those who wanna hear somebody spittin hit my site up
    lox been split up technically cuz they all been solo 4 a while…we r the streets came out 10 years ago.. they just doin they own thing

  • DV8

    Hope it was just a scheduling conflict. The Lox is one of the few NY acts I still check for.

  • ladidadida

    all good things must come to an end

  • http://www.xxlmag.com/?p=66426 JG4duece0

    jadakiss go way harder then you guys imiagine

  • Hazel

    PETA is going to slap the hell out of Busta

  • sean_izzle

    yep Busta wach out for PETA