Nitty Scott is an Afro-Latina recording artist, societal advocate and poet. Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, she later moved to Florida and attended art school as a creative writing major before leaving to Brooklyn, New York at age 17. Scott first popped up on radars when a video of her freestyling over Kanye West’s track for "Monster" went viral. That led to an appearance at the 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher. She released her debut project The Cassette Chroniclesin 2011, followed by her EP The Boombox Diaries, Vol. 1 in 2012, and her debut album Art Of Chill in 2014.