Tuesday, March 12, 2013 6 Comments
Final Word Records is pleased to announce, the addition of a legend to its ranks. The 518’s own, Shyste, has joined the label as of March 2013. Shyste has been an Albany pillar for over a decade, holding down the hip hop scene without question. First cracking the surface, with his first full length release, “The Exception” Shyste has been nothing short of perfection. In the years to follow, releasing numerous full length albums, in addition to, producing full length albums, and booking hip hop shows in and/or around the Albany area.
Shyste has been a foundation to the ever flourishing Albany hip hop skyline. Most recently linking up with another Final Word member, DeeJay Tone, to release “Climate Control” A group of releases, and multimedia pieces, set to be released to coincide with the seasons. We as a label, are pleased to have Shyste aboard and look forward to what he will bring to the table, and to the “Final Word” name in the years to come.