"Trevor Tahiem Smith, Jr." (born on May 20 1972), better known as "Busta Rhymes", is an American hip hop musician and actor. Chuck D of Public Enemy gave him the name Busta Rhymes (from former NFL football player George "Buster" Rhymes) after watching him perform. http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1451212/20011127/rhymes_busta.jhtml?headlines=true
Trevor James Smith was born in Brooklyn, New York, and is of Jamaican heritage. At the age of 12, his family moved to Uniondale, a suburb of New York City on Long Island, where he was raised and eventually met up with other rappers from the growing New York area hip hop community. He graduated from George Westinghouse High School Downtown Brooklyn, the same high school attended by famous MC's Notorious B.I.G. and Jay-Z. He Has A son named T'ziah born in 1993
Busta Rhymes' musical career began as a member of the Hip Hop crew Leaders of the New School along with fellow Long Island, natives C. Brown, Dinco D and Cut Monitor Milo. They began recording in 1991 with the album ''A Future Without a Past'' (Elektra Records), and soon gained an amount of fame.
Many influential and successful Hip Hop crews of the early 9...
|Origin||Brooklyn, New York City|
|Born||May 20, 1972|
|Genre||Hip hop music|
|Associated acts|| Flip Mode Squad|
Leaders of the New School