Chanelle Scott Calica (born 1983 or 1982), 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.
Twitter beef with Azealia Banks Edit
In March 2013 Azealia and Shystie got into a Twitter beef, because the Control It music video. Azealia called the video for the song "bogus".She didn't want Shystie to release the video.Later the video's access on YouTube was blocked.Azealia tweeted the release date for her single Yung Rapunxel and Shystie later asked: "R U SURE? YOU GUYS ALWAYS CHANGING DATES".Later Banks made fun of Shystie having acne when she was young.After that Azealia and Shystie continued to beef.On March 16 Shystie released an Azealia Banks diss track called Doppelgänger.
Collaborations with Azealia Banks Edit
- Neptune (Azealia Banks featuring Shystie)
- Control It (Shystie featuring Azealia Banks)