After months of silence, getting things in line after being released from prison and deported to Belize, Shyne went on a musical blitz last week, releasing three new tracks on three consecutive days.
One song, however, getting the most attention is a freestyle over Alicia Keys’ song “Un-Thinkable (I’m Ready),” where the rapper takes a shot at 50 Cent with a brief line: “I need a couple million, f*** 50 Cents.”
The last time Shyne went at 50 Cent was in 2005 when he released his second album Godfather Buried Alive from behind bars.
Well, it seems as though Shyne still has a problem.
50 Cent has yet to respond to the rapper, but his fellow G-Unit brother Lloyd Banks addressed the diss in a recent with Miss Info on Hot 97.
“I spoke to Fif today … he just laughed about it,” Banks said. “But I heard some other things that Shyne put out, and I’ll be the first to tell you and the world, he’s very, very wack right now.”
Banks poked fun at Shyne, as he continued the interview, claiming that the years behind bars have attributing to the decline of his musical quality. He now calls him a “D-class rapper.”
“It was something in the food, it was something,” Banks said. “He’s a D-class rapper to me right now. You know, the dude that just wakes up and says ‘I’ma rap now?’ What kind of style does he got right now? I’m not diggin’ that. There’s no reason to hate him, I’m doing good. That n**** wack. His whole slang changed up. He’s wack.”
Lloyd Banks is currently enjoying success with the single “Beamer, Benz, Or Bentley,” the first taste of his upcomig album H.F.M.2 (Hunger For More 2.