Jehst, born William G. Shields, is a British rapper. Within the UK hip-hop scene, he is known for his intelligent lyrics and original style. He spent his early childhood in Crowborough in Sussex before moving to Huddersfield where he experienced the bleak realities of the post-industrial north, which have been such an influence on his lyrical style.
The Return of the Drifter EP
High Plains Anthem
"I stand in the blistering heat as the epitome of the anti-hero"
"Stitchin' up my injuries and flippin' imagery, mixing toxins 'til I'm lost in the synergy"
"I hibernate through the winter and wait for the summer madness"
"Stout on my breath and a bad case of desert mouth"
"Son of the Devil, I turn wine into water"
Falling Down LP
Liquor Soaked Sentiments
"Believe me I bleed on the vinyl and CD"
Manimals Featuring Usmaan & The Sundragon
"Gazelle accelerate away from my Puma shoes, it's like Noah's Ark, embarking two by two"
"Selling eighths to an eighth of the population, giving them a proper education"
"Teeth chatter when I walk past hearts of glass... shatter, I shape planets out of dark matter"