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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Jehst

The English rapper and co-founder of YNR Productions, Jehst was born William G. Shields on 1979 in Kent, England. His solo career extended further when he appeared on Task Force’s EP Voice of the Great Outdoors (2000) with the track ‘Cosmic Gypsies’, which resulted in a longtime association with Low Life Records. In 2002, he was also a pivotal member of the seven-man group, Champions of Nature. He was a founding member of the graffiti crew FSB (Full Scale Burners) in Halifax. He was considered a talented and accomplished wall writer for a short time and was highly influential on his peers. There is no doubt that the 37-years-old English rapper is definitely a rising star in the music industry.

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Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about the English rapper and co-founder of YNR Productions, Jehst:

1. Jehst was born William G. Shields on 1979 in Kent, England.

2. He completed his secondary education at Honley High School in Huddersfield.

3. He is the co-founder of hip hop label YNR Productions.

4. He was admitted to the LSE in London for a degree in Social Anthropology & Law, he letter dropped out due to an offer of a record deal and an opportunity to set up his own label.

5. His solo career extended further when he appeared on Task Force’s EP Voice of the Great Outdoors (2000) with the track ‘Cosmic Gypsies’, which resulted in a longtime association with Low Life Records.

6. In 2002, he was also a pivotal member of the seven-man group, Champions of Nature.

7. He was a founding member of the graffiti crew FSB (Full Scale Burners) in Halifax.

8. He was considered a talented and accomplished wall writer for a short time and was highly influential on his peers.

9. He has collaborated with artists like Task Force, Harry Love, Lewis Parker and Klashnekoff to name a few.

10. His genre of music has been classified as hip hop music.

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