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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.[1] 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[edit]

High Plains Anthem[edit]

"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"

Alcoholic Author[edit]

"Son of the Devil, I turn wine into water"

Falling Down LP[edit]

Liquor Soaked Sentiments[edit]

"Believe me I bleed on the vinyl and CD"

Manimals Featuring Usmaan & The Sundragon[edit]

"Gazelle accelerate away from my Puma shoes, it's like Noah's Ark, embarking two by two"

Citizen Smif[edit]

"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"