Busta Rhymes Says Dr. Dre Caused His 9 Year Album Delay

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Fans have been eagerly awaiting a new Busta Rhymes album for some time now and it looks like we’ll be getting it by the end of the year. However, this process did not happen overnight.

In a recent interview with Zane Lowe and Ebro Darden at Beats 1 Radio, Busta explained what the hold up was and it seems like Dr. Dre is partially to blame.

“Nine albums later, I’m working on an album for nine years,” Busta said. “The album that I’m getting ready to release, I’ve been recording this sh** since 2000 and fu***** nine. I credit that patience to the Dr. Dre experience because when I was in Aftermath, this was the first time that I was stripped of all the memorabilia of my accolades and what I’ve accomplished and how great Busta Rhymes is; in my own head and from the people and from my fu***** résumé.” He said.

He went on to explain Dre’s methodology into creating albums, saying that the West Coast OG made Busta strip off all accolades so he could do it in a new way. It was certainly a learning process for the rapper, but this earned him a great “Welcome to Aftermath” look.

The new album is set to come out by the end of the year. With many reputable artists like Just Blaze, Rapsody and 9th Wonder co-signing the greatness of the new project.

The new project will be released under Epic Records.

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