From Flipmode To Dad Mode, Here's How Busta Rhymes' Five Children Are Enjoying The Fruits Of His $20M Labor
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From Flipmode To Dad Mode, Here's How Busta Rhymes' Five Children Are Enjoying The Fruits Of His $20M Labor

Busta Rhymes has been an integral part of Hip-Hop, as we know it, for nearly 30 years.

As one of the Leaders of the New School, the man born Trevor George Smith Jr. in Brooklyn, NY, has always been on the cutting edge of rap music’s sound and fury. When they opened up for Public Enemy in the early 1990s, Bussa Buss entered the mainstream, and nothing has been the same since. Everything from “Break Ya Neck” to “Woo Ha!! Got You All in Check,” is a classic.

Today, rappers from all stripes and backgrounds recognize him as the pioneer that he is. And with his $20 million net worth, per Celebrity Net Worth, it’s safe to say that his legacy is secure.

But Busta Rhymes isn’t just a hero to his Hip-Hop progeny. Rather, he’s a father to five wonderful children, as well. And according to Essence Magazine, all five of his children have gone to college — which is an accomplishment in itself.

Let’s take a look at how his five children are making their way in the world — and making their papa proud.

Editorial note: The net worth listed in this piece is a speculative estimate drawn from a variety of online sources.

T'Ziah Wood-Smith

 

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T’Ziah Wood-Smith is Busta Rhymes’ eldest son. According to his LinkedIn page, he’s in the financial services industry, and currently works for NY Life. He graduated from Quinnipiac University with a bachelor’s degree in finance, and even served as a road manager for his father in the past!

T'Khi Wood-Smith

 

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Bussa Buss’s second son is a graduate of Baldwin Senior High School in Long Island, NY, and ESPN reports that he was considering a football career for a time. But, according to Essence, he ultimately went to Pace University. It’s unclear, however, what he does now.

Mariah Smith

Mariah Smith graduated in 2017 and is 23-years-old. Little is known about her current life, as she tends to stay off social media.

Cacie Smith

Cacie Smith is Busta Rhymes’ other daughter, and she’s a model and a fellow graduate of Quinnipiac University.

Trillian Wood-Smith

 

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Busta Rhymes’ youngest son is currently attending acclaimed HBCU Lincoln University.