Godfather Buried Alive

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Godfather Buried Alive
Shyne album.jpg
Studio album by Shyne
Released August 10, 2004
Recorded 2002-2004
Genre East coast hip hop, gangsta rap
Length 52:36
Label Gangland Records, Def Jam Recordings
Shyne chronology
Godfather Buried Alive
Singles from Godfather Buried Alive
  1. "More or Less"
    Released: 2004
  2. "Jimmy Choo"
    Released: 2004
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 54/100 [1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars link
Entertainment Weekly (B+) link
HipHopDX.com 3/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media (6.9/10) link
RapReviews.com (7/10) link
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars link

Godfather Buried Alive is the second studio album by rapper Shyne. Shyne who was incarcerated at the time, was in the middle of serving a 10-year jail sentence for a shooting in New York City. It was released August 10, 2004 off Def Jam. The album included 13 tracks, 12 of which were previously recorded vocals, one was recorded over the phone from jail. The album debuted #3 on the Billboard 200 with 158,000 copies in its first week.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Producer(s) Featured Guest(s) Time Samples
1 Buried Alive Intro Moses Leviy 0:19
2 Quasi O.G. Buckwild 4:25
3 More or Less Kanye West, Brian "All Day" Miller Foxy Brown 4:37
4 Behind the Walls (East Coast Gangsta Mix) Mike Dean Kurupt & Nate Dogg 4:29
5 S.H.Y.N.E. Swizz Beatz Swizz Beatz, Mashonda 4:30
6 For the Record Moses Leviy 4:55
  • "Friends" performed by Whodini
  • "For The Record"
  • "Here I Go" written by Leroy Edwards and Michael Tyler
7 Martyr Moses Leviy & Chucky Thompson 3:53
8 Jimmy Choo Irv Gotti Ashanti 3:43
9 Godfather Yogi 4:00
10 The Gang Moses Leviy & Chucky Thompson Foxy Brown 4:18
  • "I Did It For Love" written by Terry Etlinger and Linda Laurie
  • "If You Think It" written by David Porter and Ronnie Williams
  • "Verbal Intercourse" as performed by Raekwon featuring Nas & Ghostface
11 Edge Charlemagne 4:15
12 Here with Me Just Blaze 4:36
13 Diamonds & Mac 10's Just Blaze 4:38