Rapper Shyne headed for Kanye West-style meltdown on President Obama over ‘genocide in Chicago’

https://twitter.com/OriginalShyne/status/290872784597422080

Belize-born rapper Shyne, frustrated by the growing number of gun deaths in Chicago, says he’s close to having his own Kanye West-style meltdown and accusing President Obama of not caring about black people.

https://twitter.com/OriginalShyne/status/290766150973923328

https://twitter.com/OriginalShyne/status/290871578688909312

Shyne’s tweets come the same day that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that he’d be “supporting the president’s entire [gun control] package.” The rapper’s call for attention from the president began on Sunday, though.

https://twitter.com/OriginalShyne/status/290543023933227008

https://twitter.com/OriginalShyne/status/290544833892859906

https://twitter.com/OriginalShyne/status/290546363240964097

Shyne is not the first rapper to call out the president on the rising death toll in Chicago. Last August, Lupe Fiasco tweeted to the president, “OUR city is DYING where the fuck you at?”

https://twitter.com/LLSBoy2/status/290959662336061442

https://twitter.com/fulltiming1/status/290962187365801984

https://twitter.com/MitchMarchand/status/290953233675976705

After losing a Supreme Court challenge, Chicago’s┬ácity council in 2010 approved a gun ordinance that allows non-felons to keep handguns in their homes, and gave illegal gun owners 90 days to turn in their firearms. In 2012, Chicago police logged more than 500 homicides.

https://twitter.com/OriginalShyne/status/290765658927546368

  • TheAmishDude

    Ah, the underpants gnomes to the rescue again: (1) (Try to) ban handguns. (2) ??? (3) Safety!

    • Cajun

      I would love to see all rappers, Chicago famous come out on gun control. Believe me, this will be classic, comedy has never been as good as this would be. Can you imagine the spelling errors in their tweets? Priceless!!!!!!!!!!!

  • http://twitter.com/1RandiStarr Randi Starr

    And in reality, your breakdown don’t mean sh-it.

  • sleazyrider

    Just declare Chicago a gun free zone…

    • peteee363

      it is already, except for thugs!

  • $129448

    Does anyone think Obama Cares??

  • Mernaise

    “Urban homicide” doesn’t “target” anyone. Murderers target people, and not because they are “young” but because of other reasons. In the case of Chicago, murderers target their competition in gang wars; a significant majority of both perpetrators and victims in the major urban areas have prior arrest records, often significant.

    A gun ban would be just one more law the murderers ignore.

    • peteee363

      they already have a gun ban, only cops and criminals are allowed guns in chicago.

  • ceemack

    I remember a video of Chicago teenagers beating a boy to death with a 2×4.

    Maybe instead of gun control, Chicago needs fathers.

    • Joe W.

      They have plenty of them…They just don’t know who their kids are OR who the mamas are….

      • https://twitter.com/#!/wdelpilartcot William Del Pilar

        That may come off as racist but it’s true HOWEVER it’s true across all cultures.

    • detroit19

      Amen!

    • https://twitter.com/#!/wdelpilartcot William Del Pilar

      Awesome statement. Had to send it out via a tweet. I’m a “social moderate,” but more and more I find myself realizing that the lack of a family nucleus is more devastating than anyone wants to admit. The Left will blame everything else and change laws to affect all of us instead of facing reality and looking in the mirror. This is sad and disgusting from a political view. Why disgusting? B/C MSM and politicians refuse to do anything about it b/c it doesn’t fit their big government agenda!

      • ceemack

        Wow…thanks!

  • Jack Deth

    Psssst, Shyne Po.

    He doesn’t care.

    • NRPax

      Even better: What are you guys going to do about it? Vote Republican?

      • Jack Deth

        Nice ‘Bulworth’ reference, Pax!

        • NRPax

          Thanks muchly. That was definitely an underappreciated movie.

        • NRPax

          Thanks muchly. That was definitely an underappreciated movie.

      • Jack Deth

        Nice ‘Bulworth’ reference, Pax!

  • Harlan Hikaru Fox

    Declare Chicago a Thug-Free Zone.

    • TocksNedlog

      Over 200 distinct, named gangs in Chicago — more than they have in L.A.

  • twinx

    O giant of brain come the light.

  • Dan Thorpe

    Rappers can’t talk about gun control when alot of the rap about guns in there songs.

  • Mickey James

    When will these people realize that they are just pawns for Obama?

  • Mickey James

    Hey Shyne, he cares more about Mexicans then black people. He already has the black votes locked down, just trying to get 100% latino vote now.

  • dwsmokin

    It would appear that much of the gun violence in Chicago is in the black community-the same community that Obama carried with over 98% of the vote. How’s that working out so far? Point is-he’s a politician-he doesn’t care one whit about Chicago, or Cleveland, or anywhere else. He doesn’t run in those circles anymore. Unless there are headlines to be made, he won’t bother with it.

  • Matt Hines

    Obama never cared, Hello!

  • Herman LaClair

    since when was Chicago O’s “hood”?

  • $23629333

    When Shyne Po says “ban the hand guns,” does he mean ban the sale of hand guns, or does he mean ban the ownership/possession of hand guns, or – perhaps – both? Does he know that there is a ban on both in Illinois? We saw – with Prohibition – how well bans work. Bans move the sale onto the black market, and enrich the no-good-nicks.*

    We’ll know that the Democrats in Illinois – and Chicago especially – are serious about significantly reducing gun violence when we see police officers with gun-sniffing dogs going from apartment to apartment in the violence plagued neighborhoods, and the incarceration of the tenants found to be in possession of guns. Don’t hold your breath.

    Finally, recall what Joe Biden said recently. The sort of violence which results in the death of innocent bystanders in places like Chicago cannot and should not be compared with what happened at Sandy Hook, where the children were “riddled with bullets.” If I were a family member of someone who died in the first fashion, I would not be pleased.

    (* the folks selling the banned product, and – I must ad – the politicians and police officers bribed by these folks)

  • http://twitter.com/GTeresa9 Teresa McCormick

    Chicago has been run by Mobs and Democrats for a long time. Chicago is a perfect example of what happens when that happens. Obama just used Chicago. He could care less about any U.S. city.

  • Wigglesworth

    Chicago is a sanctuary city for Mexican drug cartels.

  • TocksNedlog

    Shyne gets it: Obama does NOT care about inner-city violence in Chicago.
    Shyne DOESN’T get it: His solution is for there to be even MORE restrictions on gun ownership.

  • marcellucci

    Do you think his real name is Shinola?
    As in “Shyne’s daddy couldn’t tellshit from Shinola”

  • moonsbreath

    I wonder if he voted for Obama?

  • moonsbreath

    I wonder if he voted for Obama?

  • walterc

    I think it’s his “typical” white half that doesn’t care. His NBPP loving half is very concerned. If he had kids that looked like these victims . . hey wait a minute, he does have kids that look like some of these victims, they attend a private school with armed guards. Never mind, he doesn’t care about the people of Chicago. Since his last election, he’s more flexible in what he cares about.

  • walterc

    I think it’s his “typical” white half that doesn’t care. His NBPP loving half is very concerned. If he had kids that looked like these victims . . hey wait a minute, he does have kids that look like some of these victims, they attend a private school with armed guards. Never mind, he doesn’t care about the people of Chicago. Since his last election, he’s more flexible in what he cares about.

  • rant stocks

    Sounds to me the rapper is jealous of the attention to a white school mass murder of tiny children….. Obama is for all the people…. remember. Like a little winny kid.

  • https://twitter.com/davidjkramer DavidKramer

    Maybe they can create some more gun laws and implement a pretty please do not commit murder ad campaign?