Bronx native Karine Thornton or more professionally known as Sho-Time is making his face public in all the media outlets this past couple months. Karine Sho-Time founded Sho-Time TV in 2010, and in 2015 he founded Sho-Time Battle Rap League. Karine and his company Sho-Time TV have worked with Urltv, VladTV, World Star Hip-Hop, and What’s Hot In Hip-Hop. Karine has had passion for music and the hip-hop culture for over a decade. He has opened the doors for many upcoming artists from New York throughout the world and artists he meets online. He spreads positivity in the hip-hop community.
Karine is an important player in the battle rap community. He was introduced into the battle rap scene by Smack DVD. Smack supported Sho-Time and helped push him to the next level. Karine was behind the scenes interviewing the battle rappers. Also Karine managed an artist who wanted to battle rap and he wanted to create a platform for his artist.
“I’m a firm believer of if they don’t open the door you gotta create it yourself.”
– Karine Thorton