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Mixtape Saturday: Lil Herb, Shy Glizzy, Doughboyz Cashout, Brenmar

Welcome back to Mixtape Saturday, a weekly roundup of great rap tapes around the web hosted by FADER contributor Meaghan Garvey. This week, she talks about Lil Herb as the frontrunner for best Chicago release … read more »

POSTED February 22, 2014 12:01AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , ,

Download Shy Glizzy’s Young Jefe Mixtape

Shy Glizzy, one of DC’s brightest and a former FADER GEN F, whose Law 2 tape was an underdog highlight last year, delivered his Young Jefe mixtape today. Glizzy’s an angsty rapper, his nasal bars … read more »

POSTED February 17, 2014 4:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,
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Stream: Shy Glizzy f. Young Scooter, “Medellín (Prod. by Zaytoven)”

Shy Glizzy, scrappy DC rapper and GEN F alum , has a new mixtape called Young Jefe ready to go next Monday, February 17. He’s previously shared “Awwesome” and a rework of Law 2‘s “Wassname” … read more »

POSTED February 11, 2014 10:24PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,
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Shy Glizzy, “Awwsome” MP3

DC underdog and GEN F alum Shy Glizzy had one of the year’s most critically slept-on tapes with this summer’s Law 2. The pained and melodically-inclined rapper flexes on new, self-congratulatory track “Awwsome,” his jagged … read more »

POSTED December 17, 2013 4:28PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,

Download Shy Glizzy’s Law 2 Mixtape

With Law 2, Shy Glizzy’s really come into his own, half-singing over warped synths with the help of a few likeminded guests. Kevin Gates and Starlito (among a few others, including Migos, who somehow both … read more »

POSTED August 1, 2013 6:45PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , ,

Stream: Shy Glizzy, “I Am DC”

Discussing the critical reception of Wale’s last album last week, The Boombox editor Timmhotep Aku argued that “there’s no DC sound or a definitive production style,” and that that’s been a disadvantage for Wale in … read more »

POSTED July 16, 2013 11:38AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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GEN F: Shy Glizzy

The real-life Shy Glizzy is calmer than you’d expect from his videos. The 20-year-old rapper from southeast DC is a restless ball of aggression on YouTube, his scrappy sideburns spilling out of crudely fashioned headwraps … read more »

POSTED March 19, 2013 10:15AM IN GEN F Comments (3) TAGS: , ,

Download The FADER #84 Podcast

Maybe it’s the crisp yellows and primary colors of this year’s Spring Style issue, but The FADER #84 podcast seemed to be just asking to be left clean—no funky blends, pitch-downs or mashups, just fire … read more »

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After web publishing conglomerate BuzzMedia bought Spin in July of last year, they promised that although they had no physical publication to their name, they were dedicated to the magazine’s legacy, and that, in some … read more »

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Download Shy Glizzy’s Fxck Rap Mixtape

Released today in celebration of his birthday, Fxck Rap is an an appealingly eager tape from Shy Glizzy, the DC rapper who’s still relatively unknown beyond that region’s teenagers. Glizzy’s friend Trinidad James appears on … read more »

POSTED December 12, 2012 1:04PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,