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Trevor Noah meets Busta Rhymes at Grammys, performs rapper’s song in front of him

The 65th Annual Grammy Awards
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There was a meeting of the Trevors at the 65th annual Grammy Awards. Host Trevor Noah shared the moment in which he encountered Busta Rhymes, born Trevor Smith Jr., at the event.

In the clip posted to Instagram, Noah walks up to Busta while singing the chorus to his 2001 song “What It Is.” He then praised Busta’s performance in the tribute celebrating hip-hop’s 50th anniversary. “That was everything,” he says, to which Busta thanks him. The rapper then points out that they’re both Trevors, a fact Noah says he learned as “his biggest fan.”

“I was, like, I’ll be his backup whenever he needs it, whenever he needs it,” Noah says. “Right here. If Spliff [Star] is busy, you call me,” he tells Busta, before breaking out into a verse from the rapper’s “Party Is Goin’ On Over Here.” Busta smiles and occasionally joins him in rapping until the video comes to an end.

“Flipmode is the greatest!!!” Noah captioned the video.

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