When Disaster Strikes...

Busta Rhymes - When Disaster Strikes...
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
1997 Ratings: #58 / 83
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Based on 75 ratings
1997 Ratings: #135
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pre RnB era, pre-The-Neptunes banger in hip hop stylistic

track ratings:
9/10 [stunning, delight] - Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Could See
8/10 [extraordinary, memorable, pleasure] - Get High Tonight, Turn It Up, We Could Take It Outside, Rhymes Galore, One, Dangerous
7/10 [very good] - Survival Hungry, When Disaster Strikes, So Hardcore, It's All Good, There's Not a Problem My Squad Can't Fix
below 7/10 - The Whole World Lookin' at Me, Things We Be Doin' for Money Part 1/Part 2, The Body ... read more


The first half of the album is fairly strong, with Busta characteristic flow holding it down without guests. The second half is much harder work though. Overabundant skits, underwhelming collaborations and a few uninspired attempts to provide some variety make the 70+ minute runtime feel too long.


It's a 90's Classic!

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Track List

  1. Intro
  2. The Whole World Lookin' At Me
  3. Survival Hungry
  4. When Disaster Strikes
  5. So Hardcore
  6. Get High Tonight
  7. Turn It Up
  8. Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Could See (ft. Jamal)
  9. There's Not A Problem My Squad Can't Fix (ft. The Flipmode Squad)
  10. We Could Take It Outside
  11. Rhymes Galore
  12. Things We Be Doin' for Money (Part 1)
  13. Things We Be Doin' for Money (Part 2) (ft. Rampage, Anthony Hamilton & The Chosen Generation)
  14. One (ft. Erykah Badu)
  15. Dangerous
  16. The Body Rock (ft. Rampage, Puffy & Mase)
  17. Get Off My Block
  18. Outro (Preparation For The Final World Front)
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Added on: August 3, 2014