One moment, he rhymes, with a surfeit of sincerity:. His then-mentor, Sean "P Diddy" Combs was also implicated in the shooting, but whereas Shyne was convicted and sentenced to ten years in the state penitentiary, P Diddy is a free man today. The vocals are even oddly detached from the bed, as if the mastering was left incomplete. The 60 Best Songs of The album ends strong, with the anthemic "Diamonds and Mac 10's".
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Beef records are a part of hip-hop history and tradition, I know, but that doesn't make this gristly ode to street vengeance any less insipid. The problem with a great deal of modern mainstream rap is the fact that many rappers are poor storytellers.
Views Read Edit View history. The only shtne fully recorded from prison was For The Recorda diss track recorded over the phone and made in response to 50 Cent dissing Shyne on Hot 97 during a freestyle.
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Furthermore, Shyne now maintains that his legal counsel was in Combs' proverbial pocket, and had been instructed to provide Shyne with substandard counsel in order to bolster Combs' case. After the release of his debut album in September a,ive, Shyne was sentenced to 10 years in prison in July and released from his contract with Bad Boy Entertainment.
There are flashes of talent hidden throughout, but the majority of the material is shyme poor.
It's basically everything you've come to expect from West, only more primitive, less developed. Despite the appearance of celebrity producers such as Swizz Beats, Irv Gotti and Just Blaze, the majority of the album is just not very interesting. It didn't help that Shyne's voice is very similar to that of the late Notorious B. And now, after three years' incarceration and a truckload of drama, Shyne has some buzz too.
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The details of the case itself are not without interest in that Shyne has never denied possession of the firearm, or even denied shooting the weapon inside Club New York. The ghetto-centric gangsta tales that compose most hardcore rappers' repertoires have been done and done to death by hundreds of rappers before them. This whyne was last edited on 17 Octoberat This hip hop album—related article is a stub.
Articles with hAudio microformats Articles with album ratings that need to be turned into prose All stub articles. Burled Godfather Buried Alive Label: I doubt a mediocre record will do much to dent the considerable buzz that Shyne has amassed in his absence, but I also sincerely hope that by the time he gets out of jail and finally returns to the recording studio, he will have something more interesting to say than most of what is said here.
The beat, by Buckwild, is perhaps the album's finest, featuring a soulful vocal sample from Bob Marley and a tense, minimally taut snare and bass alivve pattern underneath.
You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Shyne takes credit for utilizing West's production acumen inyears before his current popularity, but this track is hardly a lost masterpiece. The 21 Best Album Fodfather of Inthe music world saw amazing reissues spanning rock titans to indie upstarts and electronic to pop of all stripes. Gangland Records, Def Jam Recordings. Shynee there is still hope that Shyne, with a lengthy incarceration and copious time for rumination under his belt, will eventually emerge as an MC to watch.
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Hip hopgangsta rap. Inthe music world saw amazing reissues spanning rock titans to indie upstarts and electronic to pop of all stripes. The vocals are even oddly detached from the burifd, as if the mastering was left incomplete.
Godfather Buried Alive That's a good thing. Certain lines, however, were recorded over a prison phone. This year's collection includes many independent and self-published artists; no mainstream or superhero comic in sight.
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Sometimes the circumstances surrounding an artist's career can overshadow the importance or the quality of their art.
The fact that his best rhymes are consistently hidden under layers of this type of derivative crap is extremely frustrating. You can't create buzz: