Busta Rhymes - Genesis (MOVLP1603) 2 LP Set

Busta Rhymes - Genesis (MOVLP1603) 2 LP Set

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Genesis is the fifth studio album by American rapper and Leader Of The New School alumnus Busta Rhymes. Released in 2001, the album debuted at number 7 on the Billboard 200 and ultimately sold 1 million copies in the US and was certified platinum. The fourth single from the album, "Pass the Courvoisier Part II", peaked at number 11 on the Billboard Hot 100.

On Genesis, the beats seem darker and more synth-oriented, giving it an edge reminiscent of the bass-heavy G-funk sound. "As I Come Back" is a good example, featuring a sustained keyboard note droning on throughout the chorus with Busta rapping in his raspy style. Busta Rhymes can also make a good dance song, like the hypnotic "What It Is," a fractured funk anthem that features robotic female vocals from Kelis and a slow beat consisting of clicks and snaps.

Other guest appearances include P. Diddy's turn on the dramatic "Pass the Courvoisier," Mary J. Blidge on "There's Only One," and the occasional appearances by the Flipmode Squad, as well as production work from Pete Rock and Dr. Dre, among others

1. Intro
2. Everybody rise again
3. As I come back
4. Shut 'em down 2002
5. Genesis
6. Betta stay up in your house - Busta Rhymes & Rah Digga
7. We got what you want
8. Truck volume
9. Pass the courvoisier - Busta Rhymes & P. Diddy
10. Break ya neck
11. Bounce
12. Holla
13. Wife in law
14. Ass on your shoulders
15. Make it hurt
16. What it is - Busta Rhymes & Kelis
17. There's only one - Busta Rhymes & Mary J. Blige
18. You ain't fuckin' wit me
19. Match the name with the voice - Busta Rhymes & Flipmode Squad
20. Bad dreams