BET Honors: Busta Rhymes Lifetime Achievement Award at 2023 ‘BET Awards’ Featuring Show-Stopping Performance by Spice

As part of the New York State of Mind Tour WuTang, Nas and Busta Rhymes all perfromed in front of a sold out audience at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, Virginia on September 16, 2022. (Joe Glorioso / All-Pro Reels / The Vinyl)

Busta Rhymes, the renowned MC, songwriter, record producer, and actor, received the esteemed Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2023 “BET Awards.” The star-studded event witnessed an exceptional performance by Grammy-nominated ‘Queen of Dancehall,’ Spice.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 25: (L-R) Spice and Busta Rhymes perform onstage during the BET Awards 2023 at Microsoft Theater on June 25, 2023 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET)

Collaborating on stage during the tribute, Busta Rhymes and Spice paid tribute to the profound influence of Caribbean and dancehall culture on the rapper’s illustrious musical career spanning over three decades. Spice captivated the audience with her iconic hit “So Mi Like It,” playfully teasing Busta Rhymes with the question, “Busta, are you ready?” before unleashing her signature dance moves and jaw-dropping splits. Spice’s groundbreaking contributions have solidified her status as a trailblazer in the realm of dancehall music, successfully bringing the genre into the mainstream.

Notably, this remarkable performance with lifetime achievement honoree Busta Rhymes coincides with the release of Spice’s latest music offering, “Jealous,” now available on various music streaming platforms and YouTube. Fans can also catch Spice regularly on the new season of “Love and Hip Hop Atlanta,” airing on MTV every Tuesday at 8 pm ET/PT.

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