Shawn Setaro

Shawn Setaro

Shawn is a writer and reporter for podcasts at Complex. He has worked on Infamous and Complex Subject, among other projects.

Shawn is also the former editor-in-chief of Rap Genius and the creator and host of  The Cipher, a critically acclaimed hip-hop podcast. He has written about music and culture for Forbes, The Atlantic, Vibe, The Source, GQ, Esquire, The Sondheim Review, and more. He is the author of the book Complex Presents Dummy Boy: Tekashi 6ix9ine and the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods, published by Kingston Imperial.

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