Kanye West will do a lot to work with the right people. Ye and Prince J. recently made a trip to Belize to collaborate with Shyne.
Kanye and Prince decided to link up with Shyne. After getting out of jail in 2009, Shyne was sent to his place of birth, Belize by ICE. He was locked up for shooting a firearm inside a crowded nightclub while a part of Diddy’s entourage.
J Prince and Shyne both shared videos and photos of the visit and added, “I’m ending 2021 with a bang on Prince Island. We’re In the water strategizing our future moves for 2022. We Love Belize.”
In a short clip posted by Shyne, Ye can be heard saying “Yo, I love Belize. I love Shyne; I’m so happy to be here. We’re going to be back. Love y’all.”
From Rikers Island, where Shyne had been kept pending his parole hearing, the rapper was relocated to the Woodbourne Correctional Facility, where he spent the last months of his incarceration. The hip-hop community came together to celebrate his release, and the news was covered by the mainstream media. Shyne was freed from New York State custody on October 6, 2009. Then he was immediately taken to federal custody by ICE.
He was held at a “detention facility in Western New York State” by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Federal officials were reviewing the rapper’s immigration status and deciding whether or not he would be deported to his native Belize. Shyne had a “green card,” but he had never been naturalized.
On October 28, 2009, Shyne was deported to Belize, despite continuing to battle for residency in the United States. On October 28, 2009, Shyne was deported to Belize, despite continuing to battle for residency in the United States. Shyne was living in Jerusalem in November 2010, having converted to Judaism and changing his name to Moses Michael Levi. He devoted his time studying the Torah, claiming to study it for up to 12 hours per day, forming a collaboration with Matisyahu.
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