Azizi Gibson is a rapper based in Los Angeles, US, who has been making waves in the hip hop scene since 2008. He has released 10 albums, 7 singles and EPs, 1 compilation and 1 mixtape, showcasing his versatile and unique style of rap. He is known for his collaborations with producers such as Flying Lotus, Kamandi, Millz Douglas and Waka Flocka Flame.
In this article, we will take a look at his discography from 2008 to 2015, and highlight some of his most notable songs and achievements.
2008: The Beginning
Azizi Gibson started his rap career in 2008, when he released his first mixtape, Ghost in the Shell. The mixtape was inspired by the anime series of the same name, and featured samples from the soundtrack. Azizi Gibson rapped over futuristic beats with witty and clever lyrics, showcasing his potential as a rapper. Some of the standout tracks from this mixtape are Cyber Punk, Ghost Machine and Major Motoko.
In 2011, Azizi Gibson released his first album, Phuck2, which was self-released on his SoundCloud page. The album was a sequel to his previous mixtape, Phuck, which he released in 2010. The album featured more experimental and diverse beats, ranging from trap to dubstep to jazz. Azizi Gibson also showcased his singing skills on some tracks, such as Smoking With The Gods and Backwards Books. Some of the standout tracks from this album are Crown Violet, The Statement and DJ Khaled.
2013: Ghost in the Shell 2.0
In 2013, Azizi Gibson released his second album, Ghost in the Shell 2.0, which was a remake of his first mixtape. The album featured new beats and lyrics, as well as guest appearances from artists such as Jeremiah Jae, Ray Wright and Speak. The album was also released on Brainfeeder, the label founded by Flying Lotus, who also produced some of the tracks. The album was a critical success, and received positive reviews from publications such as Pitchfork and Complex. Some of the standout tracks from this album are The Last, Grim Guide and S.S.B..
2014: Backward Books
In 2014, Azizi Gibson released his third album, Backward Books, which was a sequel to his previous album, Phuck2. The album featured more refined and polished beats and lyrics, as well as guest appearances from artists such as Waka Flocka Flame, DJ Paul and Big K.R.I.T. The album was also released on 36BRICKHOUSE, the label founded by Waka Flocka Flame, who also executive produced the album. The album was a commercial success, and reached number 22 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. Some of the standout tracks from this album are Crown Violet Reprise, The Irony and Sailor Mars.
2015: The Last EP & Grim Meets Evil EP
In 2015, Azizi Gibson released two EPs, The Last EP and Grim Meets Evil EP. The former was a continuation of his previous album, Ghost in the Shell 2.0, and featured more dark and atmospheric beats and lyrics. The latter was a collaboration with producer Kamandi, and featured more upbeat and energetic beats and lyrics. Both EPs were well-received by fans and critics alike, and showcased Azizi Gibson's versatility and creativity as a rapper. Some of the standout tracks aa16f39245