While our story about Remy Ma and Nicki Minaj fighting at Carnivale 2017 in Trinid was a prank, here is a story that is real from the event. Your favorite Compoton MC from the 2010 and up era, met a Brooklyn favorite from before. While in Port Au Prince Spain, Trinidad for Carnival 2017, YG met with ‘Boy Boy’ songwriter Shyne Po!
How do we know this? Popular Hip Hop was tipped off via our instagram about the photo floating around of the event. YG snapped a picture with the former Diddy & Bad Boy shooter, while the enjoying festivities of scantilty but art-rich dressed women.
“G’s only @shyne_po” wrote YG for the caption of the picture.
Indeed a true gangster from the streets of Belize to Brooklyn, Shyne’s been banned from the US since his release from prison years ago. No presidential pardon was given, even though his case was pleaded various times and he’s been very connected to religion.
The photo garnered over 83.5k likes in under 48 hours. Over 660 fans commented.
If not aware, both rappers are known for having ties to the Blood gang which originated in YG’s California home. Though Shyne’s not appearingly active in gang banging he is still very much respected by Piru Blood members and also his original set, Belizean Bloods. The Belize B’s get a lot of respect in the streets of America for their ‘whatever whenever’ reputation.
Trinidad Carnival started on February 27th and ended on the 28th. The island festival is one of the biggest parties in the Western world. Many celebrities from Hip Hop culture hit the island to perform and partake in events.
YG had other Los Angeles associates with him in attendance including RJ and label employees.