Sy Ari Da Kid is far from new to the scene, but the Atlanta-via-Bronx transplant has really entered the modern goat conversation with his latest project, The Shadow In The Shade. The album is a who’s who of Hip-Hop excellence with Sy Ari as its cornerstone.
The opus features Jadakiss, TI, Benny The Butcher, Big KRIT, Trouble, Lloyd Banks, Ransom, Mickey Factz, Cyhi The Prynce, Shawn Ellery, JR Writer, Raekwon and Bumpy Knuckles, among others. Each guest brings something special and unique to the project, which has recently re-emerged as a deluxe version. It’s a perfect album for lovers of culture in all its diversity. It is also ideal
In this exclusive interview with Chuck “Jigsaw” Creekmur, Sy explains a number of things. He talks about being signed and then redeeming himself from a deal with Cash Money Records. He discusses his lack of involvement with his good friend Mickey Factz and Royce Da 5′ 9″ when they had lyrical beef last year. It also offers insight into the tremendous creative rise of The Shadow In The Shade, which is already a contender for the coveted Album of the Year.