Shy Glizzy is a very popular American rapper. He is from Washington D.C. Shy Glizzy started his career at a very tender age. His age was thirteen. He has been able to launch various mix tapes since the year 2011. Among the mix tapes includes Law, Law 2, Young Jefe and Law 3. His childhood was not very smooth and is usually reflected in most of his songs. Let us take a look at Shy Glizzy’s net worth in 2018 and his story of rags to riches.
Shy Glizzy Early Life
Shy Glizzy was born in the year 1992 on December 12th. His birth name was Marquis Amonte King. He was brought up by his mother and grandmother. He grew with his young brother. His younger brother is a rapper, and he goes by the name 3 Glizzy. Shy Glizzy father got murdered when he was only nineteen years old.
He formed a rap group called Glizzy Gang. That was in his early twenties. This group did comprise rappers ‘Plies’, ‘Ant’, ‘Snipe’ and ‘Quette’. The group has had an outstanding career being able to release a various song together. Shy Glizzy did not complete his high school studies. It is because police arrested him and he faced charges of being in possession of drugs, illegal gun ownership and theft. He achieved his GED while still in Prison.
Shy Glizzy Career, Awards & Achievement
He began his career by releasing his first mixtape by the name ‘No Brainer’. That was done in January 2011. The mixtape had 13 interesting tracks. It had lyrics that were very interesting. Among the tracks that were contained in the mixtape included ‘Suck Me With N Hands’, ‘4 My Town’, ‘Ball Out’ and ‘White and Metal’. The reception of the album was so good that it encouraged him to release another mixtape before the end of the same year. The mixtape was dubbed ‘Streets Hottest Youngin’. The mixtape had fourteen tracks, and it features other artists such as Young RichieP, Match, Mayo and Future.
The following year that is in 2012 he was able to release his second mixtape. The mixtape was dubbed ‘Law’. His third album was released in collaboration with Jose Guapo. The mixtape was dubbed ‘Fxck Rap’. He continued to work hard with the main aim of making a name for himself in the rap industry. He launched ‘Law 2’ mixtape that received a warm reception. It featured artists like Starlito, Migos, Kevin Gates among many others.
In the year 2014, he released his album that made a name for him, ‘Young Jefe’. Later, he went on to release various mix tapes that received a warm reception. Among the mix tapes includes ‘Law 3: Now or Never’. His album did perform very well with some getting high rating in different charts.
Awards and Achievements
Shy Glizzy has been able to receive various nominations. Among the nominations that he has received include O Music Awards in the category of Make a Band Famous and the prestigious Grammy Award in the category Best Rap/Sung Performance. His songs and albums have had a very high rating.
Net Worth of Shy Glizzy
Shy Glizzy net worth is estimated to be over $300 thousand. This net worth has come from his successful career music. Also, he gets a massive chunk of money from sponsorship and featuring in various ads. He has had good sales in the albums that he has released. Like for instance, It is estimated that he was able to receive more than $127 thousand from the sale of the album and songs in the year 2015/16. By him being a celeb, he earns money by endorsing various brands.
Shy Glizzy is beyond any reasonable doubt a talented musician. Despite Shy Glizzy not being signed to any label, he has continued to show how hard work combined with talent can propel you to greater heights.