Monday, November 3, 2014

PHN FemCee-Vember Edition | Shystie – ‘Feel It’, ‘Control It’, ‘Scumbag’ and ‘Stop’ [VIDEOS]


Shystie (born Chanelle Scott Calica) is an English rapper-songwriter and actress. Her mother was born and raised in Barbados and her father born and raised in Grenada making her heritage West Indian. She grew up in Hackney, East London. Shystie started gaining fame in 2003 with her white label response to Dizzee Rascal’s “I Luv U” and a tour with Basement Jaxx, The Streets and 50 Cent which led to her being taken up by major label Polydor. She is also the leading actress in the television series Dubplate Drama.

Shystie’s debut her album, ‘Diamond in the Dirt’ was releases in the UK only in 2004 by Polydor Records. Her first single was “One Wish” which peaked on its first week on the UK Singles Chart at No.40, having no main stream radio or music channels support aside Channel U and MTV Base. The B-side was “One Wish Remix” featuring Kano and produced by Terror Danja. Her second single was “Make It Easy” and the B-side was “Juiced”, it charted at No. 57 Shytie’s debut album went on to sell 60,000 copies across the UK, the same year Shystie was nominated for ‘Best Newcomer’ at the MOBO Awards. 

In 2005, Shystie featured in the computer game with her own character, 'Juiced', released worldwide in multiple formats. She also recorded a track and accompanying video entitled "Juiced", which was featured on the game's soundtrack and her album.

Source: Wikipedia,  Youtube



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