Busta Rhymes‘ Blessed, is
on its way and he’s already got various guests appearing on the album.
Recently, he spoke on the guests, the topics and what it all means to
his career. For a remix, Busta has enlisted some A-list help.
“[The original] ‘Don’t Touch Me’ is a record that I love very
much because it’s a song that kind of brings me back to the feeling of
vintage Busta Rhymes,” he told MTV. “Like that hyperactive,
feel-good-energy, wilding-in-a-club, carefree, free spirit. Throwing up
drinks around and wet up people and just have fun. The remix
[click to listen] consists of Reek Da Villain, who is a new artist from Flipmode; Spliff
Star, the official street corner colonel; Game; Lil Wayne; Nas and Big
Daddy Kane. So this remix is definitely a movie, and I had a fun, fun
time putting it together with them guys. I definitely want to salute
them artists because I’m definitely a big fan of all the dudes that
came through and participated on the remix. We’re more than likely to
be having a phenomenal video for the remix as well, so, you know, you
got a lot to look forward to from the kid, Bussa Bus!”
We’ve already heard his recent single, which features guest vocals from Linkin Park. For another track, he’s got even more assistance from top emcees.
“The record was inspired by the situation that transpired with
T.I. right after the BET Hip-Hop Awards. My legal situations were
current, and his legal situations were current, and Akon had his, you
know, history of legal situations in the past … We wanted people to
— as bad as things might look for us sometimes — just know that it
ain’t over until you say it’s over at the end of the day. ‘Cause nobody
can really dictate what the outcome of your destiny, what your life is
going to end up becoming, unless you let it happen that way.”
Blessed is going to be out in July.