The Rap icon is known for his innovation and creativity, and he names Missy and Kendrick as two people he admires.
Link Copied to Clipboard! Share this page Buss knows a think or two about thinking outside the box, and hes praising Missy and Kendrick for their creativity. There are veteran rappers, and then there is Busta Rhymes. With three decades in the industry under his belt, Busta knows the ins and outs, probably more so than his peers. Hes had one success after another, whether flying solo or partnering with his fellow rappers, and he recently returned with another project. Last Friday (November 18), Busta released The Fuse is Lit, a five-track effort that hosted looks from Capella Grey, Skillibeng, Swizz Beatz, Conway The Machine, and Big Daddy Kane. As fans continue to stream the project on repeat, the hitmaker caught up with Billboard to discuss the record. During the chat, he was praised for his innovative contributions and was grouped with Missy Elliott as artists in a Missy Elliott Is Humbled After Learning Hometown Names Street After Her Thats my twin sister. I love her on undescribable levels, Busta said. has been moving out here in such a phenomenally iconic way. She just got her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame this year. She just got a street named after her, she got a doctorate, I believe. And I just seen that she recently got her Madame Toussaint Wax Museum statue. Her sh*t is on a whole nother level of icon right now. So Im super proud. Congrats to Missy. He details how his out-of-the-box visions were easy to execute because he was never in a box to begin with. Busta joked, Im not gonna front, lets add the fact that the budgets were disrespectful back then as well. We was throwing money out the f*cking window, million-dollar budgets left and right. And we was able to get that because we was doing our numbers. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for BET) Read More: Busta Rhymes Comes Through With The Fuse Is Lit That video was special, and they set a bar for the new generation when it came to the revolutionary visual impact that me and Missy were always successful at executing, said Buss. The balance of simplicity and complexity in it is so incredibly powerful, and thats not an easy balance to find. Im still looking to see who will come up with some sh*t thats gonna f*ck with that. So visually, Im giving Kendrick the crown. And thats just one of the many things that Kendrick gets the crown for from me right now. [ Read more