By Ann Brown
When Busta Rhymes debuted his latest single, “Master Fard Muhammad” featuring Rick Ross, many wondered why there were so any references to the Nation of Islam, the Five Percent Nation and the NOI founder.
The NOI references didn’t stop with the one track. They continued throughout the entire album, “Extinction Level Event 2: The Wrath of God,” which is composed of 22 tracks.
Released on Oct. 30, the album features Kendrick Lamar, Rakim, Mariah Carey, Q-Tip, Mary J Blige, and MOP, among others. Busta Rhymes’ first album in 11 years, it also features NOI leader the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan on the track titled, “E.L.E. 2 The Wrath of God.”
The latest album is a follow-up from Rhymes’ third album from 1998, “E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event): The Final World Front.”
Of course, Busta Rhymes isn’t the first hip-hop artist to rhyme about the teaching of the Nation of Islam or the Five-Percent Nation. Over the years, a large segment of the hip-hop world has Click here to read entire article