Shuga Shaft Gets Life Sentence Overturned, Addresses All Speculation & New Music
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“They don’t make em like me no more”
“I am what time, circumstance, history, have made of me, certainly, but I am also, much more than that. So are we all.” – James Baldwin
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Cory Smith, better known by his stage name Shuga Shaft, is the CEO of Shuga Shaft Entertainment, LLC. Shaft is a rapper, song writer and record producer who first found success in 1998, with the lease of his first studio album “Look at what the world found” which was produced under “Who Ya Wit” Records by his childhood friend Dorian Lenier. Shuga Shaft is a San Diego artist from southeast district of O'Farrell Park. Shuga Shaft had just completed a nine year stay in prison prior to signing with “Who Ya Wit” records. Shuga Shaft was released June 10th, 1998 It was then he signed a record deal; Shaft was very successful during that time and found fame worldwide.
But as the streets would have it Shaft was incarcerated in 2003 for a pimping (Shaft pimped for 1 ½ years) and robbery case to which he’d fight while out on bail. Unfortunately, shaft would end up losing his case and was found guilty on two counts of pimping (No pandering, human trafficking, white slavery nor any other things falsely reported) Shaft was also acquitted of the robbery count and was sentenced to two consecutive life sentences (56) years with twenty-five years for count one for pimping, count two was also twenty-five another five years for failure to appear and one additional year for a prison prior. For a total of double life plus 56 years his release date would have been 2058. Shuga Shaft hustled while in prison, paid for legal counsel and was brought back for resentencing; he was resentenced to eighteen years and just five years later he paroled for a total of fifteen years. Shuga Shaft is no longer pimping and has turned his life around for the better, he continues to pursue his musical career.
You would think that he would sit down after doing fifteen years but No, he is right back at rapping, he is releasing a new album titled” Shuga Shaft ”under Thug face records, with gold and platinum Grammy nominated producer knit wit who produced for the hit tv show Empire! Shuga Shaft first album “Look what the world found” is a classic! Shuga Shaft new album which drops in July of 2020, is also a classic west coast album entitled “Shuga Shaft” and the name speaks for itself!
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