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All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
The hard-working Busta Rhymes feels he wasn't handled properly by the J label. He might have a case: 2002's It Ain't Safe No More was the first album he released that failed to reach the Top Ten of the Billboard album chart, and it didn't come close -- it didn't even see the Top 40. Now on Dr. Dre's Aftermath, which is sort of a story, he also chopped his hair (as evidenced on the cover of an XXL issue and throughout the booklet of this album), and has had to deal with the death of his bodyguard, Israel Ramirez, who was shot on the scene of his video for the "Touch It" remix. Lead single "Touch It," released months ahead of the album, did well despite being a very ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
The hard-working Busta Rhymes feels he wasn't handled properly by the J label. He might have a case: 2002's It Ain't Safe No More was the first album he released that failed to reach the Top Ten of the Billboard album chart, and it didn't come close -- it didn't even see the Top 40. Now on Dr. Dre's Aftermath, which is sort of a story, he also chopped his hair (as evidenced on the cover of an XXL issue and throughout the booklet of this album), and has had to deal with the death of his bodyguard, Israel Ramirez, who was shot on the scene of his video for the "Touch It" remix. Lead single "Touch It," released months ahead of the album, did well despite being a very polarizing club record. He gets a few hot beats here, including a couple from the boss of his label and one from the late J Dilla. Stevie Wonder and the late Rick James are two of the dozen-plus guests, and Busta remains the dominant voice throughout.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/13/2006
  • Label: Aftermath
  • UPC: 602498784365
  • Catalog Number: 000674802
  • Sales rank: 39,095

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Get You Some - Q-Tip (3:45)
  2. 2 Touch It (3:34)
  3. 3 How We Do It Over Here - Missy Elliott (3:36)
  4. 4 New York S*** (3:01)
  5. 5 Been Through the Storm - Stevie Wonder (4:06)
  6. 6 In the Ghetto (3:53)
  7. 7 Cocaina (3:32)
  8. 8 You Can't Hold the Torch - The Pirate (3:39)
  9. 9 Goldmine - Raekwon (3:45)
  10. 10 I Love Me B**** - will.i.am (3:47)
  11. 11 Don't Get Carried Away (3:30)
  12. 12 They're out to Get Me - Mister Porter (5:02)
  13. 13 Get Down (3:40)
  14. 14 I'll Do It All - LaToiya Williams (5:02)
  15. 15 Legend of the Fall Offs (4:40)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Busta Rhymes Primary Artist
Mark Batson Keyboards
Francisco Torres Trombone
Alfredo Oliva Violin
John DiPuccio Violin
Huifang Chen Violin
Mike Elizondo Guitar
Scott Flavin Violin
Orlando J. Forte Violin
Chris Glansdorp Cello
Mei Mei Luo Violin
will.i.am Drums, Moog Bass
Carole Cole Violin
Claudio Jaffe Cello
Laszio Pap Violin
Jason Freese Saxophone
Lionel Holoman Keyboards
Glen Basham Violin
Deana Evans Vocals
Dante Santiago Vocals
Ron Blake Trumpet
Yein Hung Violin
Kurt Coble Violin
Che Vicious Keyboards
Dina Kostic Violin
Dawaun Parker Keyboards
Tina M. Raimondi Violin
Bokeem Woodbine Vocals
Keith Harris Synthesizer, Clavinet, fender rhodes
Technical Credits
Dr. Dre Producer, Executive Producer
Reverend C.L. Moore Composer
M. Batson Composer
Busta Rhymes Composer
Erick Sermon Producer
Mark Batson Producer
DJ Scratch Producer
D. Drew Composer
Rick St. Hillaire Engineer
Timbaland Producer
Kim Biggs Art Direction
Mauricio Iragorri Engineer
Alli Truch Art Direction
Milton Salcedo Programming
Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo Composer
Scott Kieklak Engineer
Scott Gutierrez Engineer
A. Young Composer
will.i.am Programming, Producer, Engineer
Swizz Beatz Composer, Producer
Jellyroll Producer
C. Woods Composer
Darren Rapp Engineer
K. Harris Composer
Jason Schweitzer Engineer
Brian Lodato Engineer
Padraic Kerin Engineer
J Dilla Producer
Mike Chav Engineer
Ruben "Swift" Vidal Engineer
Semi Jiya Engineer
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