The man behind SPIN's No. 1 rap album of 2011 headlined a Check Yo Ponytail show at Los Angeles' Echoplex on January 24 and brought Kid Sister and Main Attrakionz along for a hazy night. SPIN's camera captured all the verbal gymnastics (and Brown's backstage haircut).
If you pay attention to the sort of media that reasonably expects its audience to scroll through a list of 300 albums, you already know the fetching story of Shamir Bailey. A 20-year-old, male-pronoun-approving, gender-fluid African-American who grew up in Vegas and played country music until enough bizzers told him they didn’t know how to… More »