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Busta Rhymes

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Rapper Busta Rhymes fell off a stage while performing with his protégé, hip-hop artist O.T. Genasis at Webster Hall in New York early on Friday and suffered a nasty-looking injury.

That afternoon, Busta Rhymes posted on Instagram and Facebook a video of the incident. The 42-year-old moves his head to the beat while holding what appears to be a liquor bottle and waving a cigar, then tumbles head-first into the crowd. A photo posted on TMZ and shows several people helping the rapper, who appears with blood dripping down his head.

He later tweeted an update about his condition, saying he is "super good."

He had tumbled off the stage while he and O.T. Genasis, who is signed to his Conglomerate record label, performed the latter star's new hit song, "CoCo."

"This is what happen when #THECONGLOMERATE money starts changing and when we got the hottest record in the country," Busta Rhymes said. "Congrats 2 O.T.@GENASISISHERE #Coco on Itunes now!!!"


Wiz Khalifa had tripped onstage while performing at a concert in Boston in 2010 and recovered within seconds.

Watch Busta Rhymes' stage fall below (warning: Contains offensive language)

"I salute all calls from family and friends makin' sure I'm good," he said on Twitter, where he posts in all caps. "Just 4 the record I'm super good! When u love what you u do and ur passionate about winning u go hard!"

"We done fell off stages and broke limbs while performing and kept going," he added. "We stay on level 10...we always will be on 10!! We just took 1 step 2 far off the stage and that was it! S--t happens but I love it cause we live it!"

He also promoted O.T. Genasis' new song several times on Twitter.

"Congrats O.T.  for makin' a record like #CoCo," he said. "That made me bust my ass (LMFAO) cause a record aint make me do that in years!!"

"We will never stop doing what we've always done and that's doing what we love!!! Smashin' & killin' s--t!" he said. "Bless up #TheConglomerate."