Shyne Calls President Obama “Corny,” Lends Support To Mitt Romney [LISTEN]
It appears the celebrity chorus line of detractors critical of President Barack Obama continues to grow, this after exiled rapper and former Bad Boy star Shyne added his name to the list of Romney supporters. In a recent interview with MTV News, the globetrotting MC threw some serious verbal jabs in the direction of Obama and said he'd vote for Romney, if he were able.
“Obama playin' games, he frontin',” said a audibly frustrated Shyne on the call. “Jews is powerful, man, 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. He is he not using me as an instrument to speak to kids in south side of Chicago about the detriment of violence and the detriment of gang culture?”
Beyond his desire to be the ambassador to youngsters gone astray, the Gangland rapper called Obama “corny” for not living up to whatever expectations Shyne set along with not granting him a work visa to reenter the states and ended his rant by dismissing the president altogether. Before the call ended, however, MTV writer Rob Markman pressed Shyne on who he would vote for if he were allowed to do so.
“I'd vote for Mitt Romney,” said Shyne before launching into an impromptu rendition of Kanye West's “Even though Mitt Romney don't pay no tax, Mitt Romney don't pay no tax” line from the track “To The World.” Shyne threw all elected officials under the bus, calling them "political gangsters," just before one last dig at Obama.
Listen to the Shyne interview below.
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