Busta Rhymes, 48, unveils his dramatic weight loss transformation and newly chiseled torso

Busta Rhymes, 48, unveils his dramatic weight loss transformation and newly chiseled torso as he raves about being in the ‘best shape’

Rapper Busta Rhymes unveiled his dramatic weight loss transformation on Thursday with two shirtless side-by-side comparison photos of himself.

The 48-year-old performer explained he was motivated to trim down because he wanted to be in ‘best shape of’ his life before releasing his new album next week. 

In his latest post, the musician proudly lifted his red t-shirt at the gym to showcase his newly chiseled torso and gym-honed physique to his 2.8 million followers.  

Incredible: Rapper Busta Rhymes unveiled his dramatic weight loss transformation on Friday with two shirtless side-by-side comparison photos of himself

After shedding his belly fat with grueling sessions at the gym, he urged his fans to ‘never give up’ on themselves and thanked his trainer, Victor Munoz.    

‘LIFE BEGINS RIGHT NOW!!! MY DEDICATION IS DIFFERENT!!’ he captioned the snap of his gym-honed body. ‘I WOULD NEVER PUT OUT AN ALBUM AND NOT BE IN THE BEST SHAPE OF MY LIFE!! I RESPECT MYSELF TOO MUCH AND I RESPECT Y’ALL TOO MUCH!!!’ 

The Touch It hitmaker also expressed hoping his results ‘inspire’ others, while hitting nearly 300,000 likes in 12 hours.      

Hard work: As he teased his album dropping next Friday, the 48-year-old performer explained he was motivated to slim down because he would never want to release music and not be in the 'best shape of' his life

Hard work: As he teased his album dropping next Friday, the 48-year-old performer explained he was motivated to slim down because he would never want to release music and not be in the ‘best shape of’ his life

On Friday, 50 Cent mocked Rhymes’ health journey by reposting his ‘before’ picture and replacing the ‘after’ with an unflattering snap of Tracy Morgan on Instagram

‘They really kinda look alike right LOL he gonna curse me out when he wake up,’ he wrote on Instagram of his slideshow. 

The next slide featured a meme of the The Masked Singer contestant looking fit with the caption: ‘Nah, Bus did the work and back in shape. I can’t wait to hear the album.’

Performing: The Touch It hitmaker also hopes to 'inspire' others, while hitting nearly 300,000 likes in 12 hours (seen in 2019)

Performing: The Touch It hitmaker also hopes to ‘inspire’ others, while hitting nearly 300,000 likes in 12 hours (seen in 2019)

Rhymes’ upcoming album, Extinction Level Event 2: The Wrath of God, is slated to be released on October 30 and is a follow-up to his 1998’s E.L.E.: The Final World Front. 

While discussing his vision for E.L.E. 2 two years ago, he previously told HHNM that the album was ‘done’ and he didn’t want to do anything ‘conventional anymore.’ 

‘I’m just trying to create new groundbreaking moments that will allow the way albums are released again to be exciting in the way that they used to be,’ he said.  

Back in shape: After shedding his belly fat with grueling sessions at the gym, he urged his fans to 'never give up' on themselves; pictured in 2013

Back in shape: After shedding his belly fat with grueling sessions at the gym, he urged his fans to ‘never give up’ on themselves; pictured in 2013

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