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Busta Rhymes, Dr. Dre ready for 'The Big Bang'
It's been four years since Busta Rhymes dropped an album. But 170 songs later, Busta is ready to drop The Big Bang, his debut on Dr. Dre's Aftermath. Dre contributed 20 tracks to the project and the other 150 were produced with the help of Timbaland, the Neptunes, Just Blaze, Scott Storch and others. Just how many of those tracks will make Bang's final cut on its April 25 release date hasn't yet been determined. The first single, "Touch It," was released late last year. The next single, "This How We Do It Over Here," was produced by Dre and features Missy Elliott. "It's specifically constructed to smash every club in existence," Busta tells Rolling Stone. He's also excited about his collaboration with Stevie Wonder and another Dre-produced track, "Your Time Has Come." "Dre put the track together using the sound of a shovel going into dirt, dirt being poured onto a coffin and a heartbeat as the drum sound," Busta said in the interview. "It's about karma coming back to haunt you." Busta isn't fearing any karmic backlash from his refusal to cooperate with police in the investigation of the Feb. 5 shooting death of his bodyguard, Israel Ramirez. Instead, he chooses to focus on supporting the victim's family. "Everything I'm doing from this day forward is dedicated to Israel," Busta said. Latest news...
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