Busta Rhymes Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
On June 27th, 2023, the BET Awards honored rapper Busta Rhymes with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The award recognizes Rhymes’ contributions to the music industry and his impact on hip-hop culture over the course of his career.
Busta Rhymes, born Trevor George Smith Jr., began his career in the late 1980s as a member of the group Leaders of the New School. He later went on to pursue a successful solo career, releasing hit songs such as “Woo Hah!! Got You All in Check,” “Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Could See,” and “Touch It.”
Throughout his career, Rhymes has collaborated with numerous artists, including Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey, and Chris Brown. He has also been recognized for his unique style and energetic performances.
During the BET Awards ceremony, Rhymes was honored with a tribute performance by rappers Spliff Star, M.O.P., and Rah Digga. He then took the stage to accept his award, delivering a heartfelt speech in which he thanked his family, friends, and fans for their support.
Rhymes also used his platform to address social justice issues, calling for an end to police brutality and systemic racism. He urged his fellow artists to use their voices to effect change and make a difference in the world.
The BET Lifetime Achievement Award is a well-deserved honor for Busta Rhymes, who has made a significant impact on the music industry and hip-hop culture throughout his career. His contributions will continue to inspire and influence future generations of artists.