Trevor George Smith, Jr., (born May 20, 1972) better known as Busta Rhymes, is an American actor and musician of Jamaican descent. Chuck D of Public Enemy gave him the name Busta Rhymes (from former NFL wide receiver George "Buster" Rhymes) after watching him perform. Busta Rhymes was a member of Leaders of the New School and released two albums with the group before breaking out with a 1996 solo hit single, "Woo Hah!! Got You All in Check". Busta Rhymes' bodyguard was reportedly shot 3 times.