Shy Glizzy

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Status Ain't Hood

21 Savage Is Rap’s New Bad Guy

Midway through Savage Mode, the fearsome young Atlanta rapper 21 Savage's new mixtape with producer Metro Boomin, there's a song called "Bad Guy." Really, every…
Tom Breihan | July 20, 2016 - 10:59 am
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Status Ain't Hood

Desiigner’s “Panda” Is The Future Ripoff That Transcended Its Future-Ripoff Status

"I actually laugh at it, there's nothing to get upset about. I compliment the man about his creativity. I think he's a great artist and…
Tom Breihan | April 20, 2016 - 11:30 am
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Status Ain't Hood

Vince Staples Vs. The ’90s Rap Canon

Vince Staples is 22 years old. He was born in 1993. When Illmatic and Ready To Die came out, he was a baby. Staples made…
Tom Breihan | November 4, 2015 - 12:43 pm
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More Shy Glizzy stories

Brodinski & Shy Glizzy – “WOAH”

For the past few years, Yours Truly has used its Songs From Scratch series to pair up unlikely artists for collaborations, and it's helped bring…
Tom Breihan | October 30, 2015 - 3:09 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Status Ain’t Hood: The Developing Drake/Meek Mill Soap Opera

Drake is rap's biggest star and probably its most compelling figure, too. He's effectively remade the whole idea of the rap star, turning the center…
Tom Breihan | July 29, 2015 - 8:54 am
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Status Ain't Hood

Status Ain’t Hood: Will Rich Homie Quan Ever Stop Going In?

Rich Homie Quan could've easily been a one-and-done, a craggy-voiced fake Future who scored one transcendent hit out of nowhere and then disappeared right back…
Tom Breihan | May 6, 2015 - 1:19 pm
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Shy Glizzy – “Funeral (Remix)” (Feat. Jeezy)

"Funeral" was already the best song on adenoidal D.C. rapper Shy Glizzy's late-2014 mixtape Law 3: Now Or Never. It's a swollen, churchy knocker on…
Tom Breihan | May 5, 2015 - 12:17 pm

Status Ain't Hood

The Week In Rap: Kanye West Murders The Brits

Last week, for the third time ever, a rapper won an Oscar. And for the first of those three times, it didn't feel like a…
Tom Breihan | March 4, 2015 - 10:52 am
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2014 In Review

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2014

In 2014, rap's biggest names more or less sat the year out. Kanye West never got around to releasing that populist masterwork he's been promising.
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2014 - 11:10 am
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Mixtape Of The Week

Mixtape Of The Week: Shy Glizzy Law 3: Now Or Never

There's a great moment that arrives in a few rappers' careers: They've been local heroes for long enough to become local stars, and their reputation…
Tom Breihan | December 10, 2014 - 3:05 pm
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Shy Glizzy – “Awwsome (Remix)” (Feat. 2 Chainz & A$AP Rocky)

Shy Glizzy is a Washington, D.C. rapper who's built a serious underground following over the past few years and whose Law 2 tape earned Mixtape…
Tom Breihan | October 22, 2014 - 2:37 pm

Mixtape Of The Week

Mixtape Of The Week: Shy Glizzy Law 2

Shy Glizzy wants you to know that he is not Wale. On his song "I Am DC," Glizzy throws a few shots at the more…
Tom Breihan | August 14, 2013 - 4:17 pm
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