Shyne dissed the almost universally acclaimed major-label debut from Kendrick Lamar, good kid, m.A.A.d. city. "Kendrick Lamar is talented with a lot of potential but his album is traaaaash!" Shyne tweeted last year. "Beats is trash," he later explained in an interview on Hot 97. "And once your beats are trash, you're finished." Although the thirtysomething artist said he "didn't attack [Kendrick] as an individual," still, those are some strong words about another artist's work.
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