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Key Glock: Bio/Wiki, Educational Background, Career, Girlfriend and Net Worth

Key Glock: Bio/Wiki, Educational Background, Career, Girlfriend and Net Worth

Markeyvius LaShun Cathey known professionally as Key Glock or sometimes as Glizock, is an American rapper and songwriter from Memphis, Tennessee. He is also widely known as the cousin of late American rapper, Young Dolph. He rose to popularity in 2017 with his mixtape “Glock Season”. He is signed to Young Dolph’s record label Paper Route Empire. As a rapper, Key Glock started rapping at an early age of 16 at home. It was a custom for the Memphis rapper to freestyle over his favorite beats in the cadence and word play of the artists he admired the most.

The first track that Glock recorded himself was a freestyle of Future’s “Ain’t No Way Around It” in 2011. In 2016, he uploaded his first song to the web titled “actors” which was a remix of Gucci Mane’s “Don’t deserve it” that was quickly adopted by a small circle of followers. The song was much more of an Atlanta trap song but Key Glock quickly changed his style to quickly match the bass-heavy and earthy feel of Memphis rap.

Who is Key Glock?

Markeyvius LaShun Cathey was born in South Memphis on August 3, 1997. He is currently 26 years of age. When he was 20 months old, his mother Tameika Cathey was sentenced to 15 years in prison. It was left to his grandmother and aunt to take care of him as his father was a deadbeat father. While he was young, he visited his mother a few times a year in prison with the help of his grandmother. After participating in a shooting at the age of 18, he was charged by the police with three counts of aggravated assault relating to his involvement in the incident. According to him, oftentimes, his life was often quite turbulent and music was something that helped him cope with it. He said he started rapping to avoid the lifestyle he was living and make his mom proud because she spent most of his childhood years in jail.

According to Cathey, he grew up listening to Gucci Mane, Lil Wayne, and others. He is also well-known as the cousin of late Memphis rapper and label boss, Young Dolph. In 2019, he released a collaborative album entitled “Dum and Dummer” with Young Dolph which reached number eight on the Billboard 200 and that solidified him as the next voice of Memphis. He has oftentimes credited much of his success to the support Young Dolph offered him.


He had his high school education at Central High School in Memphis, Tennessee.


In 2017, Young Dolph signed Key Glock to his Paper Route Empire label, and on January 25 of that year, he released his debut single with American rapper and record label mate, Jay Fizzle. This song was titled “Racks Today”. His first mixtape for the label, Glock Season, came out on June 16, 2017. His collaboration album with Young Dolph, Dum and Dummer, reached number eight on the Billboard 200. Among the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, Young Dolph’s single “Major” featuring Key Glock reached number 47.

Upon the release of his collaborative album with Young Dolph “Dum and Dummer”, he embarked on a European tour of Manchester and London. In addition to the two of them performing, UK rapper Blade Brown was also on the tour as a supporting act. On February 5, 2020, the two began their “No Rules” Tour in Seattle, Washington.

The first piece of Key Glock’s career to break through on the Billboard 200 was his debut studio album, Yellow Tape, which debuted at number 14 on the chart. On May 22, 2020, Key Glock released his sixth mixtape, Son of a Gun, which had no collaborations.

Key Glock and Young Dolph put out the song “Aspen” on March 5, 2021, and disclosed the publication of their second joint album, Dum and Dummer 2, on March 26, 2021. It’s the follow-up to 2019’s Dum and Dummer. The project’s cartoon artwork is inspired by Beavis and Butthead. Glock’s second studio album, Yellow Tape 2, was released on November 5, 2021, as a follow up to Yellow Tape.

Young Dolph was murdered in November 2021 and on January 18, 2022, Key Glock released the song “Proud”, a tribute to Young Dolph, that is included on one of the Dolph tribute compilations Long Live Young Dolph that was released on January 21, 2022.

Earlier this year on February 24, 2023, Key Glock released his third studio album, Glockoma 2. The album is the sequel to his mixtape Glockoma, which was released in 2018.


As a man of affluence and fame, he is the crush of many females but only one gets to call him boyfriend and she goes by the name Karin Jinsui. He is reportedly in a relationship with the American social media personality and YouTuber, Karin Jinsui. 

With regards to his previous relationships, Key Glock has been in relationships with Ella Bands (2021), Lira Mercer (2019 – 2021), Latto (2019 – 2020) , Briana Monique ( 2020-2021).

Net Worth.

The amount Key Glock has in his possession is estimated to be about $3 million as of 2023.He made his fortune from his career as a rapper and songwriter.

Body Statistics.

He stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (181 centimetres) and has a body weight of 72 kilograms (159 pounds).


Date of Birth: August 3, 1997.

Age: 26 years old as of 2023.

Net Worth: $3 million.

Full NameMarkeyvius LaShun Cathey
NicknameKey Glock, Glizock
ProfessionRapper, songwriter
Date of BirthAugust 3, 1997
Place of BirthMemphis, Tennessee
Age26 years as of 2023
Height5 feet 11 inches
Weight72 kilograms
GirlfriendKarin Jinsui
Associated withPaper Route Entertainment

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