1. Shyne

    Shyne

    6 Albums, 12 Songs

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    • Shyne
    • Shyne
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    • Godfather Buried Alive
    • Godfather Buried Alive
  2. Album Reviews: Nas, Soul Asylum, JEFF the Brotherhood, Matisyahu

    July 19, 2012 5:55 PM EDT HIP-HOP NAS Life Is Good Producers: various Def Jam Release Date: July 17 Nas has admitted that the frilly green dress draped over his right knee on the cover of "Life Is Good" is the gown ex-wife Kelis wore at their wedding in 2005. It& ...

  3. Exclusive: Matisyahu Talks Transformation, 'Spark Seeker' (Video)

    July 13, 2012 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Matisyahu shocked the music world when he shaved his signature facial hair last year and announced there would be no more "Chassidic reggae superstar." With "Spark Seeker," his first album since the change, due July 17, the music ...

  4. Matisyahu Returns With 'Spark Seeker' in July

    May 08, 2012 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 After shaving off his signature facial hair and declaring "No more Chassidic reggae superstar" last December, Matisyahu has set a July 17 release date for his fourth studio album, "Spark Seeker." He has also revealed the first le ...

  5. Lil Wayne's 'Tha Carter IV': Track-By-Track Review

    August 29, 2011 2:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Tha Carter IV" arrives today (Aug. 29) with gargantuan expectations that Lil Wayne cannot match. How could he? The last installment in the New Orleans rapper's "Carter" series, "Tha Carter III," was a perfect stor ...

  6. Lil Wayne Debuts 'She Will' Feat. Drake: Listen

    August 12, 2011 12:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 After getting a sneak peak at the recording process behind the single, Lil Wayne debuts "She Will," today (Aug. 12), which features Drake . Lil Wayne previewed his verses off the T-Minus-produced track to Drake via video instant message be ...

  7. Lil Wayne 'Totally Done' with 'Tha Carter IV,' out Aug. 29

    July 11, 2011 5:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lil Wayne 's long awaited "Tha Carter IV" is almost here, with a new mixtape thrown in for good measure. Tunechi confirms to MTV that the fourth installment in his "Tha Carter" series is officially completed and will drop in ...

  8. Ja Rule Set for Prison Sentencing

    June 08, 2011 7:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Multiplatinum-selling rapper Ja Rule is set to go to prison, but he's leaving fans with an album on the way. The rapper-actor -- whose gravelly voice, thuggish tough talk and duets with R&B divas made him one of rap's stars in the earl ...

  9. Lil Wayne Redefines Stardom Behind Bars

    November 01, 2010 9:53 AM EDT 0 0 0 He had the top-selling album in the country earlier this month. He's on the president's iPod. He's on the charts with two singles and a collaboration on a third. He's on Facebook with updates for the more than 14 million people f ...

  10. Kanye West Reveals Album Cover, Banned By Def Jam?

    October 18, 2010 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kanye West premiered over the weekend what was supposed to be the cover art of his upcoming "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" -- that is until Def Jam allegedly pumped the breaks on it. "Yoooo they banned my album cover!!!!! Ima twe ...

  11. Shyne: L.A. Reid 'Doesn't Believe In Hip-Hop'

    October 12, 2010 5:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 Following his prison release last October after spending nearly a decade behind bars, former Bad Boy rapper Shyne is prepping his comeback with two new albums, "Messiah" and "Gangland." Although the latter album is set for releas ...

  12. Billboard Bits: Taylor Swift 'Mine' Preview, Shyne Negotiates with Cash Money

    August 20, 2010 7:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Sneak Peek of Taylor Swift's "Mine" Video A sneak peek of Taylor Swift 's "Mine" video hit the internet today via CMT. Photos from the shoot ...

  13. Shyne To 50 Cent: You're Stalking Me

    August 13, 2010 12:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 Days after 50 Cent impersonated a British radio DJ on a conference call to Shyne , asking, "I was just wondering, what is your real issue with 50?" The recently-released, Belizean rapper has responded with a three minute-long tirade allegi ...

  14. Billboard Bits: Killers, OK Go, Primal Scream, Shyne, Jermaine Dupri and More

    February 17, 2010 5:53 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. The Killers have cancelled the remaineder of its Australian and East Asian tour dates following the death of singer Brandon Flowers' mother. Accordin ...

  15. Lil Wayne Plays Farewell Show in New Orleans

    December 29, 2009 9:46 AM EST 0 0 0 Lil Wayne emerged as a top-selling musician known for his clever wordplay and risque lyrics, but like rappers before him, he's staring down a year behind bars at the peak of his career. The artist returned to his hometown of New Orleans for a p ...

  16. Shyne Makes First Public Appearance In Belize

    November 05, 2009 1:18 PM EST 0 0 0 Rapper Shyne made his first public appearance on Monday (Nov. 2) since being deported to his native Belize last week. The former Bad Boy signee served close to nine years in prison for his involvement in the 1999 Club New York shooting for which lab ...

  17. June 1, 2009

    June 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Tony Thompson of Hi-Five dies from a Freon overdose in Waco, Texas, at the age of 31. 2006 – Spanish singer Rocio Jurado dies of pancreatic cancer at her Madrid home. She is 61. 2001 – Rapper Jamal “Shyne” Barrow is sentenced in a Manhattan c ...

  18. Funds From Shyne's Record Deal Frozen

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Justice Michael Garson of Brooklyn has frozen the funds, citing the "Son of Sam" law barring convicts from profiting from their crimes. Jailed rapper Shyne, who signed a $3 million record deal with Island Def Jam in prison, won't see ...

  19. 50 Cent Sprays Rivals On New Track

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Cent is at it again. Preparing to release his second studio album, the rap superstar is feature on the cover of the upcoming XXL magazine with a rifle-like crossbow, taking aim at a range of rap ri 50 Cent is at it again. Preparing to release his ...

  20. Snoop Posts Third 'Hot' Week At No. 1

    December 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Snoop Dogg remains too hot to drop from the top of Billboard's Hot 100 as his single "Drop It Like It's Hot" featuring Pharrell tallies a third week at No. 1. The cut stems from Snoop's latest album, Snoop Dogg remains too h ...

  21. Loon Splits Bad Boy, Wraps Sophomore Album

    December 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Loon has parted ways with Bad Boy and formed his own company, Boss Up Entertainment. The artist has also nearly completed his sophomore album and has signed several acts to Boss Up, which has begun ne Songwriter/producer Loon has parted ways with Ba ...

  22. Usher And Alicia's 'Boo' Still Strong At No. 1

    November 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Usher starts his sixth week at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 with "My Boo" featuring Alicia Keys. That gives Usher a total of 28 weeks at No. 1 in 2004; last week, he became the only artist ever to top Usher starts his sixth week at No ...

  23. 'Boo' Wins Another Week At No. 1

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "My Boo" is No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 and Hot 100 Airplay charts for a fifth week in a row. The reign of the duet by Usher and Alicia Keys hasn't been easy, holding Snoop Dogg's "Drop it Like it's "My Boo&q ...

  24. Godfather Buried Alive

    August 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Shyne is one of hip-hop's most controversial stars. Given his previous affiliations with Sean "P. Diddy" Combs and his current imprisonment, the Brooklyn, N.Y.-based MC has been through a lot in the p Shyne is one of hip-hop's mo ...

  25. 'NOW 16' Is No. 1 Again

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The 16th installment of the "NOW That's What I Call Music!" series once again leads The Billboard 200. Despite a 16% decline to sales of 207,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen Sound The 16th installment of the " ...

  26. Ashanti, Latifah Off To Muppets' 'Oz'

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ashanti will star in an original ABC television movie tentatively titled "The Muppets' Wizard of Oz." Ashanti will star in an original ABC television movie tentatively titled "The Muppets' Wizard of Oz." In addition, Qu ...

  27. Simpson Spends Third Week At No. 1

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Incarcerated rapper Shyne debuts in top five. Incarcerated rapper Shyne debuts in top five. News Shyne ...

  28. Jailed Shyne Loses Phone Privileges

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Shyne, who signed a $3 million record deal and recorded part of his new album while in prison, had his phone privileges revoked yesterday (Aug. 16). Rapper Shyne, who signed a $3 million record deal and recorded part of his new album while in ...

  29. A Closer Look At Music & Television This Week (Aug. 2-8)

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Aug. 2-8, 2004) GONE PHISHIN': Uber-jam band Phish is calling it quits in just a few weeks -- and just announced that more than $100,000 from its swan song Aug. 14 ...

  30. Eminem, Outkast Lead Source Awards Nominees

    June 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Eminem and Outkast lead the nominees for the third Source Hip-Hop Music Awards with five each and will go head-to-head for album, single, artist, and video of the year honors. LL Cool J will receive t Eminem and Outkast lead the nominees for the thi ...

  31. 112's Story Continues With 'Part III'

    February 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For a change of pace, male R&B quartet 112 opted not to record in its native Atlanta or in New York. Instead, the foursome trekked to Nashville.<br CLEAR="NONE"/> For a change of pace, male R&B quartet 112 opted not to record ...

  32. 112's Story Continues With 'Part III'

    February 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For a change of pace, male R&B quartet 112 opted not to record in its native Atlanta or in New York. Instead, the foursome trekked to Nashville. For a change of pace, male R&B quartet 112 opted not to record in its native Atlanta or in New Y ...

  33. Wounded Witness: Puffy Fired Gun

    February 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 One of three people shot during a nightclub melee that involved Sean "Puffy" Combs says she saw the rap impresario fire a gun just before she was wounded. But Natania Reuben, 30, testified yesterday ( One of three people shot during a nigh ...

  34. Rapper Shyne In Custody After Car Accident

    January 23, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rapper Shyne (real name: Jamal Barrow), a co-defendant in the gun-possession and bribery trial of Sean "Puffy" Combs, was arrested Sunday night after being involved in a car accident in New York that Rapper Shyne (real name: Jamal Barrow), ...