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Darren James Gillespie (born February 10, 1998), known professionally as Shyy Kidd, is an independent rapper, singer, and songwriter. Shyy Kidd recorded his debut album, MUTE (2019). This brought attention to the MC, inspiring his second studio album, AFTER 5 (2020), and Winter Boyy Muziik (2021). He recorded a collaboration ep, ATTACK THE VISION (2021), along with several singles released on all platforms. He is working on his fourth studio album, Phoenix (2024) set to drop sometime this year. In between, recording music and filming music videos, Shyy Kidd has also released his clothing brand, Winter Boyy Clothing (est. 2023). Shyy Kidd has amassed over 101k streams, on all platforms as an independent artist.