Big Bang (Clean Version) CD (2006)

Artist: Busta Rhymes

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Product Overview


Label Universal Music Group
SKU 202540739
UPC 602498784372
UPC 14 00602498784372
Format CD
Release Date 6/13/2006
Author Busta Rhymes
Associated Artist/Work Jackson, Janet
Associated Artist/Work Linkin Park
Associated Artist/Work Montana, French
Associated Artist/Work Popcaan
Technical Info
Engineer Will.I.Am; Scott Gutierrez; Darren Rapp; Padraic Kerin; Ruben "Swift" Vidal; Semi Jiya; Brian Lodato; Jason Schweitzer; Mauricio Iragorri; Scott Kieklak
Producer Swizz Beatz; Will.I.Am; DJ Scratch; Erick Sermon; Mark Batson; Timbaland; Dr. Dre; Will.I.Am; Swizz Beatz
CatalogID 749
Lable Name Interscope (USA)
Released 06/13/2006
Original Release 2006
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00602498784372
Musical Guests
Missy Elliott
Swizz Beatz
Rick James
Stevie Wonder
Marsha From Floetry
Chauncey Black
Mr. Porter
Latoiya Williams
Album Notes and Credits
Personnel: Busta Rhymes (rap vocals); Bokeem Woodbine, Dante Santiago, Deana Evans (vocals); Missy Elliott, Q-Tip (rap vocals); Mike Elizondo (guitar); Orlando J. Forte, Tina M. Raimondi, Mei Mei Luo, Dina Kostic, Kurt Coble, Scott Flavin, Huifang Chen, Glen Basham, John DiPuccio, Alfredo Oliva (violin); Claudio Jaffe (cello); Jason Freese (saxophone); Ron Blake (trumpet); Francisco Torres (trombone); Keith Harris (Fender Rhodes piano, Clavinet, synthesizer); Dawaun Parker, Che Vicious, Lionel Holoman, Mark Batson (keyboards); Milton Salcedo (programming); (drums, programming); Kelis, Nas, Raekwon, Rick James , Stevie Wonder, Swizz Beatz.
Audio Mixers: Swizz Beatz; Bram Tobey; Ethan Willoughby; Glen Marchese; William Durst; Jason Schweitzer; Mauricio Iragorri.
Recording information: Avex Honolulu Studios, Honolulu, HI; Buzz Soundwerks, New York, NY; Encore Studios, Burbank, CA; FTB Studios, Ferndale, MI; Green Lantern Studios, New York, NY; Hit Factory Criteria, Miami, FL; L.i.t.e. Recording Studios, Long Island, NY; Mass Confusion Production Studios, NJ; Monza Studios, New York, NY; Record One Studios, Sherman Oaks, CA; Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA; Spiral Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA; Wonderland Studios, Los Angeles, CA.
Photographer: Jonathan Mannion.
While his output has been less than consistent, Busta Rhymes has always been one of the most distinctive and entertaining rappers in hip-hop. THE BIG BANG (2006) found Busta evolving as a stylist and a rhymesayer, slowing down his patented breakneck flow a bit while losing none of his agility, complexity, or precision. He also expanded the range of his narratives to include more introspective writing, though he still rocks a party on club tracks like "Touch It."
But the most notable thing here is the production. With the legendary Dr. Dre at the boards, THE BIG BANG boasts some of Busta's sharpest tracks, packing an overall sonic wallop that will leave listeners reeling. Also impressive is the guest list, which includes not only top-tier rap royalty (Nas, Raekwon, Q-Tip, Missy Elliott), but R&B icons Rick James and Stevie Wonder to boot. If it isn't the masterpiece fans were waiting for, THE BIG BANG still has plenty of dynamite production and rhyming to offer.
Professional Reviews
Uncut (p.76) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Rhymes hasn't sounded this energised in years....THE BIG BANG is impressively vital."
XXL (Magazine) (p.149) - "Reining in the vocal pyrotechnics, Busta unveils his newfound storytelling ability....Busta makes the most of his strengths and weaknesses head-on. That's the only way to make sure everything remains raw."
XXL (Magazine) (p.135) - "Bearing Andre Young's mighty executive-producer stamp, Busta's latest is one of his strongest."
Disc 1
1 Get You Some - (featuring Marsha From Floetry/Q-Tip)
2 Touch It
3 How We Do It Over Here
4 New York S*** - (featuring Swizz Beatz)
5 Been Through the Storm - (featuring Stevie Wonder)
6 In the Ghetto - (featuring Rick James)
7 Cocaina - (featuring Marsha From Floetry)
8 You Can't Hold the Torch - (featuring Q-Tip/Chauncey Black)
9 Goldmine - (featuring Raekwon)
10 I Love My B**** - (featuring Kelis/
11 Don't Get Carried Away - (featuring Nas)
12 They're out to Get Me - (featuring Mister Porter)
13 Get Down
14 I'll Do It All - (featuring LaToiya Williams)
15 Legend Of The Fall Offs
Product Attributes
Artist Busta Rhymes
Label Universal Music Group
Music Format Compact Disc
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