Busta Rhymes

Rhymes in 2011, Left Eyed Photography / Shutterstock.com

Birth Name: Trevor George Smith, Jr.

Place of Birth: East Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 20, 1972

Ethnicity: African-Jamaican

Busta Rhymes is an American rapper, singer, record producer, actor, and record executive. He is also known as Trevor Taheim Smith. Among his acting roles is the film Halloween: Resurrection (2002).

Busta is the son of Geraldine Green and Trevor Smith, Sr. He is of Jamaican descent. He is a member of the Five-Percent Nation, a movement influenced by Islam. His cousin is rapper Rampage (Roger McNair), or Rampage the Last Boy Scout, with whom he has collaborated.

Busta has six children.

He was nicknamed after professional football player George “Buster” Rhymes.


Curious about ethnicity

2 Responses

  1. Carmenbella says:

    He is not African-Jamaican, he is Jamaican.

  2. Akwaba says:

    He has six children

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