He began building an audience with the infectious, youthful arrogance of 's "Awwsome," and from there went on to chart success and worldwide fame with albums like 's atmospherically trappy Fully Loaded. His father died when he was an infant, and King was involved with petty street crime early on, doing time for robbery charges when he was After serving time in a juvenile detention center, King began rapping. He released his first mixtape, No Brainer, in early , and issued a second mixtape, Streets Hottest Youngin, before the end of that year. In , Shy Glizzy issued the Young Jefe mixtape, which not only produced his first big hit with the slurring and infectious "Awwsome" but would also hint at a future name change for the rapper. Technically his first proper studio album after years of mixtapes, Fully Loaded was a success, breaking into the Billboard Top 50 chart.
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He grew up in a household with his mother, grandmother, and his younger brother, 3 Glizzy. At age 14, he was arrested for petty larceny. He received his nickname "Shy" during early childhood. He released his second mixtape, Streets Hottest Youngin , on October On June 6, , Shy released his third mixtape titled Law. On December 12, he released his fifth mixtape, Fxck Rap , featuring a guest appearance from Trinidad James and production from Speaker Knockerz. Nobody opened up a lane for DMV rap [ I opened up Glizzy Gang lane, the southeast DC lane. No one else ever opened that door for me [