Busta Rhymes announced earlier today in a Tweet that comedian Chris Rock will be playing a major role on his upcoming album Extinction Level Event II. Rock, who has starred in films such as Head of State and most recently Grown Ups, will be narrating the sequel to Busta’s hit 1998 album. Busta also posted a picture of the two stars in the studio (see link below).

YEEEESSSSSSSSSS album almost DONE!!!@ChrisRock JUST FINISHED NARRATING MY WHOLE ALBUM!!!Krrraaaazzzzyyyyy!!!! http://plixi.com/p/56191901less than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter

This isn’t the first time that rappers have courted the former Saturday Night Live star. Chris Rock has lent his voice to a number of other emcees’ projects, including Ludacris’ Theater of the Mind and the song “Blame Game” off of Kanye West’s upcoming album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.

(November 11, 2011)

UPDATE: HotNewHipHop.com reports that Busta Rhymes’ Cash Money Records debut will be E.L.E. II: Final World Front. The album was initially planned for 2010 release. In the time since, the Flipmode Squad founder released his free 2012 LP, Year Of The Dragon.

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