Shyne and His Wife, Catherine Barrow, Once Had a Shaky Marriage

The 2022 BET Awards will continue to be a hot topic for some time. Aside from culture's biggest night celebrating Black talent, it also came with a slew of surprise celebrity appearances, including Shyne (born: Jamal Michael Barrow). The Belizean rapper hit the stage with Diddy during the tribute performance that followed the Lifetime Achievement Award presentation. And of course, hip-hop fans were excited to see the MC-turned-politician get back to his roots.
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Shyne on His Relationship With Diddy After 1999 Nightclub Shooting: ‘I Don’t Really Blame That on Him Now’

During an appearance on the latest episode of Drink Champs, Shyne sat down with N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN to discuss his career, politics, and life after prison. Shyne, who was in jail from 2001 through 2009 for his hand in a nightclub shooting that involved his former record label boss, Diddy, spoke about his relationship with the Bad Bad Records CEO following the New York nightclub incident.

Kanye West and J. Prince Link Up With Shyne in Belize

Kanye West appears to be on the move, and this time it’s a trip to Belize to connect with J Prince and Shyne. Both Prince and Shyne shared photos and video of the trip. “I’m ending 2021 with a bang on Prince Island. We’re In the water strategizing our future moves for 2022. We Love Belize,” Prince captioned an Instagram photo.

From Former Bad Boy Records Rapper To Belizean Politician, Shyne Proves His Worth

Even in the face of adversity, change can occur. This is especially true for Belizean rapper Moses "Shyne" Barrow, whose credo is "nothing is beyond your reach." The Grammy Award-winning musician, who was a Bad Boy Entertainment artist at the time, was sentenced to ten years in prison from 2001 to 2009 for his role in a 1999 nightclub shooting involving Jennifer Lopez and Sean "Diddy" Combs. Despite being deported back to Belize after his release from prison in 2009, he left the music industry to pursue a career in politics, following in the footsteps of his father, Dean Barrow, who became Belize's first Black prime minister in 2008.

Former Bad Boy artist, Shyne, breaks silence on career pivot and why Belize is 'the best kept secret'

Ask Shyne in 2021 and he'll tell you that his goal is to be what "Bob Marley was for Jamaica" for Belize. The former Bad Boy superstar was sentenced to 10 years in prison after an infamous nightclub shooting involving him, Diddy and Jennifer Lopez. Upon release from prison in 2009, he was deported back to Belize and after remaining out of the limelight, the GRAMMY-winning rapper is back on U.S. soil as a new man on a mission.

Former Bad Boy rapper Shyne lands new role in Belize’s House of Representatives

Former Bad Boy rapper Shyne was elected to the Belize House of Representatives last November and has made quite an impression during his short time in politics. Shyne, whose real name is Jamal Michael Barrow, has been appointed as Belize’s Leader of the Opposition and announced his new role on Instagram. The new leadership role is described as commanding “the support of those elected officials that do not support the Government.”