Kema Kay

Kema Sikazwe also known as Kema Kay brought up in the west-end of Newcastle. Kema came from a musical background with passion for rap, singing and songwriting which he developed in a local youth project where he spent most of his time as a teen. He's gone on to perform at the biggest venues around Newcastle, Sage, Evolution Festival, Headlining the O2 academy as well as supporting big artists in the industry. It wasn’t until his early 20s he got interested in acting where he went on to land a main role in BAFTA, Palme D’or award winning film I Daniel Blake and Lady Macbeth. Eager to learn and build his craft he wrote a one man show "Shine" which played at Live Theatre in Newcastle and toured to Edinburgh and received 4 star reviews in the Herold and the guardian. Since then he's appeared in bbc Documentry "We Are England" having his own episode "kema kay - my hometown" and aslo commissioned by the bbc to present a radio series about reclaiming stories where he went to his country of birth.

After going to zambia for the first time in 25 years
He's back in the studio working on new material to share with the world.