"The Poet Shyster was absolutely sick! He was like a mixture of Saul Williams and Freddie Foxx. He beat us into submission with every word that exploded from his soul…" --Wise Intelligence ...North Philly's Finest, the Notorious P.O.E.T. Known on the street as Shyste, but remembers his mother in Mrs. Betty's Son, he's a spiritual street poet who uses his brand of spoken word to uplift the minds and hearts of everyday people. Having performed with and opened for Sonia Sanchez, Umar Bin Hassan of The Last Poets, Taalam Acey, Jazmine Sullivan to name a few, his honest lyrics, intense passion..
Mrs. Betty's Son (aka Shyste)
Northwest, Philadelphia PA
Last Poets, KRS One, Nas, Illmatic, Taalam Acey