One of Def Jam’s flagship artists, Shyne, will release his first album in seven years on May 17, according to the label. Gangland, the emcee’s third album, since he released Godfather Buried Alive on the historic imprint in the summer of 2004. Shyne was incarcerated at the time of that release.

Gangland‘s first official single, “King David” released yesterday.

The label has yet to announce any guests or producers. HipHopDX will keep you posted.