muMs the schemer
muMs the Schemer, born Craig Grant, is a poet and actor best known for his role as Arnold "Poet" Jackson on the HBO series Oz.
muMs the Schemer was born in New York City and raised in the Bronx, New York. He first gained attention as a poet and performer when he was featured in the documentary SlamNation, which followed him and the other poets of 1996 Nuyorican Poetry Slam Team as they competed at the 1996 National Poetry Slam.
muMs has acted in films and television shows such as Boston Legal, Bamboozled, and Everyday People, as well as making an appearance on Chappelle's Show as "Lysol" in the "Mad Real World" skit. He has performed his poetry on seasons 2, 3 and 4 of HBO's Def Poetry. muMs was featured as a recurring character, Ricardo, on three episodes of Horace and Pete, a web series written and directed by Louis C.K, and has guest-starred in the Netflix series Luke Cage.
muMs is a member of the New York City's LAByrinth Theater Company.