We got to stay awake for all these lizards and snakes;
Some of them come as friends, some of them come as Jakes.

Q-Tip, “Ill Vibe,” from Busta Rhymes’ The Coming, 1996

I will endanger your species like an ostrich,
Hold you hostage, and crazy feed you swine sausage!

Busta Rhymes, “Do My Thing,” The Coming, 1996

It’s kinda hard bein humble in the belly of the struggle,
Doin things that probably get you in trouble.

Busta Rhymes, “Been Through the Storm,” The Big Bang, 2006

Ayo, shout out to Mobb Deep, the Extra P
Busta Rhymes, De La, the J Beez, so don’t sleep

Q-Tip, “Mind Power, ” A Tribe Called Quest’s Beats, Rhymes and Life, 1996

Busta Rhymes the mighty infamous,
Always misbehaving and mischeivous,
Causing aggravation, I’ll never pause,
Pushing out spit balls through plastic straws.

Busta Rhymes, “Case of the P.T.A.,” from The Leaders of the New School’s Future Without A Past, 1991

You need to sweat yourself. Don’t sweat nobody else.

Busta Rhymes, “A Quarter to Cutthroat,” from Leaders of the New School’s The Inner Mind’s Eye (T.I.M.E.), 1993

Miss can I get a second to speak and quietly mention,
That I am so into who you are, can I get your attention?

Busta Rhymes, “I’ll Do It All,” Big Bang, 2006

I got you open like supermarkets!

Busta Rhymes, “Everything Remains Raw,” The Coming, 1996

Funny how the love be fakeā€¦but I ain’t stressin’.
Thankful for the love that’s genuineā€¦appreciate the blessin’.

Busta Rhymes, “Superstar,” from Ghostface Killah’s Apollo Kids, 2010