TITLE

The Big Bang

AUTHOR(S)
Crosley, Hillary
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Billboard;6/17/2006, Vol. 118 Issue 24, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on The Big Bang, the latest music release from rapper Busta Rhymes. His move from J to Dr. Dre's Aftermath has yielded more creative freedom on an album that features contributions from Stevie Wonder, Nas, Timbaland, Missy Elliott, will.i.am and even the late Rick James. The Big Bang successfully treads the line of commercialism, with palatable mainstream singles and solid street tracks.
ACCESSION #
21157651

 

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