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busta rhymes

Stage name: Busta Rhymes Birth name: Trevor Smith Public Enemy’s Chuck D gave Smith his moniker -- after football player George “Buster” Rhymes -- after watching him perform. The rapid-fire rapper explained to MTV News: “[Chuck] was just like, 'Yo, you seem like the football player as an MC. Just the aggressiveness and that strength that you command.’ ” Ann Johansson / For The Times
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