Shyne has reportedly given up sex and cursing. According to The Jewish Chronicle, the rapper said that his upcoming album will be free of profanity, while his videos will no longer scantily clad woman. She said, “You know what? You know how much I love women, I’m going to be shomer habris [abstain from sex until marriage] until this record comes out.”
Shyne is working on two albums for 2012, including one that will feature collaborations with fellow Orthodox Jew, Matisyahu. The first of his two albums will be titled Messiah, while the second album will be a cautionary album titled Gangland, to warn fans about the pitfalls of street life.
- On Matisyahu, he said, “I’d say he was someone that I’d be there for anything he needs, and he has expressed the same for me,”
- Shyne, who recently bought a house in Israel and is planning to live there at least a few months out of each year, also revealed that his music will reflect his newfound love for Judaism.
- No release date was available for either record at press time. Shyne is also planning a world tour.