Jamal "Shyne" Barrow

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Shyne Insists the Torah is Fine With Lamborghinis

    Ricki Rosen for NYT​"The tall man in the velvet fedora and knee-length black jacket with ritual fringes" taking "long, swift strides toward the Western Wall" in today's New York Times is not Knicks basketball star Amare Stoudemire, who discovered his Hebrew roots over the summer. It's Brooklyn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2009

    Ladies and Gentlemen, Please Welcome Back...Shyne

    ​Shyne, the 30-year-old rapper born Jamal Barrow (and who, after a jailhouse conversion to Judaism, now goes by the legal name Moses Michael Leviy), is set to get out of prison today, after serving 9 years on attempted murder charges. Barrow was part of Diddy's entourage that fateful night at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Four Things Plaxico Burress Should Do, Like, Now

    1. Call Diddy In 1999, the Puffy one and his then girlfriend, Jennifer Lopez, were arrested after a shooting of three at the New York City hotspot Club NY. Millions in legal fees later, and after putting the stolen weapon that was used in the shooting in the hand of his newest artist, Jamal "Shyne" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2007

    Diddy's Confessional Rap?

    The "I Get Money" Forbes 1, 2, 3 remix does not have a video—yet. This is just the song. File this under the category of "Just Wondering": But as Diddy faces a new set of potential legal problems because of a dust-up over a woman at a nightclub, his turn on 50 Cent's bangin' "I Get Money" remix ... More >>

  • News

    March 27, 2001

    The 'Bad Boy Curse'

    The Perils of Hanging With Puffy

  • News

    March 20, 2001

    'Puffy Betrayed Me'

    Shyne’s Heartbreak:

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    March 6, 2001

    A Gangsta’s Prayer

    Shyne’s Bible Is His First Line of Defense

  • News

    February 13, 2001

    Big Bad Wolf

    Anthony Jones Upholds the Legend of Puff Daddy’s Bodyguard

  • News

    February 6, 2001

    Puff! Goes the Weasel

    An Impersonator Witness and Alleged Testilying Redefine Rap Mogul’s Trial

  • News

    January 30, 2001

    O.J. Simpson Meets Puff Daddy

    Scapegoating Sean Combs to Get Back at Johnnie Cochran

  • News

    January 23, 2001

    Bad Boy Shyne

    The Gangsta Life and Times of Jamal Barrow

  • News

    January 16, 2001

    Confessions of a Gangsta Rapper

    Murder, Robbery, Police Brutality, Hip Hop, and Other Tales From a Pioneer of the Crips Gang in New York

  • News

    January 9, 2001

    Taking the Rap

    Are Civil Rights Leaders Frontin’ for Hip Hop Gangstas?

  • News

    January 2, 2001

    Daddy Under the Gun

    Publicly, Rap Mogul Won’t Beg; Quietly, He Pleads

  • News

    December 5, 2000

    Guns, Bribes, and Benjamins

    Can Sean ‘Puffy’ Combs Purchase Respectability and Buy His Way Out of the Club New York Shooting Trial?

  • Music

    August 8, 2000
  • News

    January 4, 2000

    No Scrubs

    Don't Want Your Money, Don't Want None of Your Time