(born in Liberty City
in 1978) is an American R&B
singer. He is best known by his stage name, J-Shin
. He is best known for his 1999 hit single "One Night Stand" that featured Latocha Scott
. His debut album “My Soul, My Life
” was released in 1999 and his single, “One Night Stand” scanned over 450,000 copies. Two music videos, “One Night Stand” and “I Treat You Better”, were released. He is currently signed to SouthBeat Records
and released his second album "All I Got Is Love
" on September 26, 2006.
Shinhoster went to Miami Northwestern and Edison high schools. He planned to pursue a career in football
, until a car accident split a leg bone in half. Then he focused on music. Before gaining major stardom, Shinhoster performed at several urban Miami schools like Brownsville Middle School. He got his first break when another Liberty City talent, Trick Daddy
, asked him to sing on his song Hold On. Atlantic Records
heard it and asked to hear more. J-Shin was one of three artists signed through Miami label Slip-N-Slide to Atlantic.
Additionally J-Shin released the controversial video "Baby Mama Drama" amid much fanfare and disgust in 2005.