Shyne was deported from the United States in 2009 after serving nine years in prison for the infamous 1999 NYC club shooting. Since getting out of jail, Shyne has become more religious, and often discusses his extreme devotion to the Jewish faith.
While speaking with MTV, Shyne stated that Obama was “corny” and said “I’d vote for Romney”, supporting the latter statement with Kanye’s famous line, “Even though Mitt Romney don’t pay no tax, Mitt Romney don’t pay no tax.”
Shyne is upset that President Obama hasn’t helped speed along his visa acceptance process. Shyne has been spending time in Belize, Paris, and Jerusalem, but wants to return to the country where he has spent most of his life. Shyne explained that he shared a mutual friend with Obama, and that the president was very aware of his situation.
“He knows who I am, he knows what’s happening… He’s always talking about how he listens to hip hop and his daughter listens to hip hop. He knows who Shyne is, he knows I’m deported,” he said.
Shyne hopes that when he is accepted back into the United States, he can help to educate kids in inner-cities about crime and violence.
“How can he be serious about stopping violence in inner cities and promotion education in inn cities and not using Shyne?” the rapper asked, referring to President Obama.
Shyne went on to say that he would be in the United States within a few months, and hoped that Obama would not get in the way of his return.
“Obama is playing games, he be fronting, he better do the right thing.”
Lastly, Shyne shared a little piece of advice for President Obama, or perhaps a threat?
“Jews is powerful, so if he don’t help the Jew out he ain’t gonna be blessed… And he ain’t doing the right thing. My voice is too powerful.”
Reprinted with permission from Shalom Life