Shystie biography


Grime, Musical Artist

1983 –


Who is Shystie?

Chanelle Scott Calica, better known by her stage name Shystie, is an English female 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 scooped up by major label Polydor. She is also the leading actress in the television series Dubplate Drama.


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Dec 25, 1983
London Borough of Hackney
Also known as
  • MC Shystie
  • England

on July 23, 2013