News: Shyne Reportedly Working On First Album In 10 Years

Tuesday, Dec 29, 2009 10:00AM

Written by Rosario Harper

Former Bad Boy artist Shyne has reportedly linked with Miami producer Scott Storch to begin work on his first album in over ten years.

According to Storch, they share a close friendship.

"Yeah, Shyne's my man. I've been talking to him and I was talking to him all through his prison sentence. He's always remained a loyal person to me," Storch explained in an interview. "We became friends after he was already in [jail] and I found out he was a fan and he's just a h*ll of a cool guy. I'm looking forward to doing, not just one record, but doing a chunk on his album... He's in full effect. He's got people sending him tracks. I have a feeling he's going to make a really huge album... He's got a lot to say." (All Hip Hop)

Radio personality Angie Martinez hinted at Shyne recording new music on her Twitter page earlier this month.

"he's gr8! doing lots of giving back.," Martinez wrote about Shyne on Sunday (December 13). "big producers & execs been flyin 2 Belize & music is coming! :) @ixler21 wassup w/SHYNE?" (Angie Martinez's Twitter)

Shyne is also listed as a featured artist on DJ Khaled's upcoming Victory album.

1. DJ Khaled Intro (feat. Diddy) 2. Fed Up (feat. Usher, Drake, Young Jeezy & Rick Ross) 3. All My Life (feat. Akon, Mavado & Shyne) 4. Victory (feat. John Legend, Kanye West, Nas & Jadakiss) 5. Put Your Hands Up (feat. Young Jeezy, Rick Ross & Plies) 6. Rocking All My Chains (feat. Soulja Boy, Bun B & Birdman) 7. Bring The Money Out (feat. Nelly, Lil Boosie & Fat Joe) 8. Untitled (feat. T-Pain & Trick Daddy) 9. She Killing Me (feat. Buju Banton & Busta Rhymes) 10. Loco With The Cake (Remix) (feat. Ace Hood & Yo Gotti) 11. Untitled 2 (feat. Fabolous & Ne-Yo) 12. Heavy In The Streets (feat. Red Rum) (Rap Radar)

Since being deported to Belize, Shyne has been speaking to inmates, offering advice and motivation.

"I didn't blame nobody else for my mistakes," Shyne told a room of inmates. "It wasn't my co-defendant's fault that I shot somebody in the club, I take responsibility, I did that sh*t, it was a terrible mistake and I moved on. So that's what I challenge you guys to do. Don't blame the C.O., don't blame the police -- you have to take accountability for your actions and you have to decide what your future is gonna be. You can't be following what this one say and that one say, I spent 10 years in the cooker -- it's a lot of gang bangers in New York, I didn't bang because I'm universal. I'm a boss -- I mess with everybody. I had the Italian mafia, John Gotti's boys, I sit down and break bread with them. I had the Irish n*ggas, the Spanish n*ggas, the point I'm trying to make to you is that you have to be a boss. And I started this when I was young." (College Essential)

No further details have been revealed as of now.

Watch Shyne speaking with inmates down below:

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