sentencing for assault, gun possession and reckless endangerment
was pushed back until June 1st a judge ruled Monday. Shyne’s
sentencing was delayed at the request of his lawyers, who
needed time to file paperwork relating to the the sentencing.
They are also going to make a move at a post-trial motion
to have some of his charges dismissed.
staying positive. He prays a lot," Conrad Muhammad told
reporters. He also plans to hold a public meeting of music
executives on April 30th, where he will encourage them to
keep their young artists out of trouble. Here is Shyne’s apology
"I apologize. I apologize 4 da tears that have fallen
from my mother’s and grandmother’s tired eyes. I apologize
to the victims; I didn’t cause your pain but you can place
your blame on my shoulders. I apologize to all those who cry
for me. All those who believe in me. All those who believe
me when I say all I tried to do was defend myself. And finally
I apologize to my generation for not being there to lead you.
Not being there to help you — help you escape DA harsh
realities I sung about which you face everyday. I apologize.
I thank God for life and hope. Hope I find in all of you who
continue to support me and all of you who continue to believe
in me and believe me. God bless you all."
Reuben was told of the statement, she responded "That
is not an apology." Reuben has seven bullet fragments
in her head, allegedly from Shyne’s gun. She was one of three
that were injured during the melee
was read to reporters outside Manhattan Supreme Court.