FREE DOWNLOAD: Busta Rhymes & Q-Tip – The Abstract And The Dragon [Mixtape]

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The time has finally come, as Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip unveil their eagerly-anticipated joint mixtape, The Abstract And The Dragon. The 28 track project features new songs, old joints, remixes and skits including the already released Thank You and Butch & Sundance. Don’t miss out on this release from two Hip-Hop legends (tracklist after the jump), download it at the official website .

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NEW TRACK: Busta Rhymes & Q-Tip – Butch & Sundance

It’s nearly here. Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip are gearing up to release their collaborative mixtape tonight and we get another teaser in the form of Butch & Sundance. Listen to the track below and stay tuned for the release of The Abstract & The Dragon in a matter of hours.

MUSIC VIDEO: Busta Rhymes & Q-Tip – Thank You (ft. Kanye West, Lil Wayne)

Busta Rhymes & Q-Tip drop the music video for their recent collaboration Thank You and it’s a star-studded affair. Lil Wayne and Kanye West appear, as well as Mack Wilds, A$AP Ferg and more. Be ready for the veteran duo’s upcoming mixtape The Abstract & The Dragon, slated to drop December 12th.

NEW MUSIC: Busta Rhymes – Thank You (ft. Q-Tip, Kanye West & Lil’ Wayne)

When Busta Rhymes teased that he was working with Q-Tip and Kanye West a few months back, everyone was dying to hear the result. Now, we finally get to hear the soulful Thank You and it’s definitely something special. While Kanye West and Lil’ Wayne step back and just commentate on the track, former ATCQ frontman Q-Tip returns to the mic to trade bars with Bussa Buss – nostalgia. Thank you, Busta Rhymes.

Busta’s Cash Money debut E.L.E 2 is due sometime next year.

RIP MJ: Michael Jackson Samples In Hip-Hop

Yesterday the late, great King of Pop Michael Jackson would have turned 55. His legacy and influence on the music industry is undeniable and Jackson is one of the most sampled artists in hip-hop. Here’s a look at just a few tracks that have sampled the music of Michael and The Jackson 5.

Kanye West – Good Life

Quite a well known example, this track from Kanye’s Graduation won the Grammy for Best Rap Song back in 2008. It samples the outro to the upbeat P.Y.T from Michael Jackson’s Thriller and featured T-Pain before he became a ghost in the music industry.

Keep reading for more MJ samples.

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