Shyne

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Birthday
8, 1978
Birthplace
Belize
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
8, 1978 (age 40)
Birthplace
Belize

About

Rapper best known for his time as a member of the label Bad Boy Records during the late 1990s. In 2001, he was sentenced to 10 years in prison for attempted murder after a 1999 incident at a New York night club. He was released in 2009.

Before Fame

He was discovered in 1998 by the record producer Clark Kent while he was freestyling in a New York barbershop. He was taken to the Bad Boy Records offices, where Sean Combs signed him on the spot.

Trivia

In September 2000, he released his self-titled debut album while he was awaiting trial. It peaked at #5 on the US Billboard charts, and earned a Gold certification.

Family Life

He was born in Belize City, Belize, and eventually moved to Brooklyn, New York at age eight. 

Associated With

Upon his signing with Bad Boy Records, his sound became compared to that of Notorious B.I.G.'s.