The Coming

The Coming

by Busta Rhymes

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Overview

The Coming

Busta Rhymes delivered his debut album, The Coming, three years after the Leaders of the New School unofficially disbanded, and it reflects the change in hip-hop between 1993 and 1996. The Coming is indebted to the slow, spare, and quietly menacing funk and soundscapes of the Wu-Tang Clan -- in fact, Ol' Dirty Bastard appears on one of the album's most infectious tracks, the single "Woo Ha!! Got You All in Check." Busta Rhymes, like Ol' Dirty, is a surreal, inspired rapper, but his skills are on a whole different level. Though his talents were evident on the Leaders of the New School records, Busta Rhymes has never had such an impressive showcase for his rhymes as he does on The Coming. Busta doesn't have a deep message in his raps, but he twists words and phrases around with an insane, invigorating flair. Like many hip-hop albums of the mid-'90s, The Coming is padded with too much material, but Busta Rhymes' brilliant raps keep the record from sinking during its monotonous passages.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/26/1996
Label: Elektra / Wea
UPC: 0075596174220
catalogNumber: 61742
Rank: 80318

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Busta Rhymes   Primary Artist
Redman   Track Performer
Zhané   Background Vocals,Choir, Chorus,Track Performer
Q-Tip   Track Performer
Keith Murray   Track Performer
Jamal   Track Performer
Have Mercy   Track Performer
Charlie Brown   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Easy Mo Bee   Arranger,Producer
Busta Rhymes   Arranger,Producer,Executive Producer
Renee Neufville   Composer
Q-Tip   Arranger
Rick Posada   Executive Producer
DJ Scratch   Arranger,Producer
Peter Darmi   Engineer
Jay Dee   Arranger
Rick St. Hillaire   Producer,Engineer
Ummah   Producer
Alli   Art Direction
Rashad Smith   Producer
Vibe Chemist Backspin   Arranger,Engineer
Trevor Smith   Composer

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