Kema Sikazwe also known as Kema Kay 26, brought up in the west-end of Newcastle. Kema came from a musical background with passion for rap, singing & songwriting which he developed in a local youth project where he spent most of his time as a teen.
It wasn’t until his early 20s he got interested in acting where he went on to land a main role in BAFTA, BIFA Palme D’or award winning film I Daniel Blake and Lady Macbeth. This led to an interest with major agencies across the UK ending up with representation by Untied Agents. Eager to learn and built his craft he attended live theatre regularly becoming an associate artist at Live Theatre in 2017 getting up on stage for the first time. Writing & performing his Debut Show Shine which played at Live Theatre & toured to Edinburgh & received raving 4 star reviews.
When not on stage or screen, he delivers songwriting workshops with various companies in Newcastle going into schools teaching kids how to rap, sing, song-write & build their confidence.