Paigey Cakey

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Paigey Cakey
Birth namePaige Meade
Born (1993-01-18) 18 January 1993 (age 27)
Hackney, London, England
Genreship hop, trap, R&B, grime
Occupation(s)MC, singer, rapper, actress
Years active2011–present
LabelsPaigey Cakey Music/Urban Development, Alwayz Recording[1]
Associated acts

Paige Meade (born 18 January 1993) better known by her stage name Paigey Cakey is an English MC, singer and actress, from Hackney, London.[2] In an interview with the MOBOs she revealed that "Cakey" was a childhood nickname, that referred to her perceived wealth.[3] She released her first mixtape in 2012 entitled The First Page.[4][5] Her third mixtape The Right Paige featured Yungen, Young Spray, Sneakbo, Stormzy, Chip, Snap Capone, Colours and Dubz.[6] She released an EP entitled 'Red' in early 2016 and 'Red Velvet' a mixtape which she released as a Christmas Gift to her fans on 25 December 2016.

Some of Paigey's hit songs are "Boogie, Nana" (featuring Geko) and "Down".

Paige had her first tour in 2017, located in Birmingham and London. Paigey

Acting career[edit]

In 2011, Cakey played the character Dimples in award-winning film Attack the Block,[7] and the role of Kelly in 2012 film The Knot.[8]

Between 2012 and 2013, she played the role of Jade in Waterloo Road and performed a freestyle-rap for the series. The rap was focused on the decision whether to keep her baby.[9]

In 2014, she played the character Kelly in BBC One Series The Secrets and the role of Tamara in 2015 film Legacy. In 2018 she played the role of battle rapper Miss Quotes in the film Vs.

Filmography[edit]

  • 2011 – Attack the Block – Dimples
  • 2012 – The Knot – Kelly
  • 2012 – 2013 – Waterloo Road – Jade
  • 2014 – The Secrets – Kelly
  • 2015 – Legacy – Tamara
  • 2018 – Vs. – Miss Quotes
  • 2019 – Lotto
  • 2019 – An I Oop

Discography[edit]

  • The First Paige (2012)
  • The Next Paige (2013)
  • The Right Paige (2014)
  • Red (2016)
  • Red Velvet Mixtape (2016)
  • Flavors (2019)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MOBO Interview – Paigey Cakey – MOBO Awards". Retrieved 9 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Paigey Cakey". last.fm. Retrieved 4 September 2015.
  3. ^ "MOBO Interview – Paigey Cakey – MOBO Awards". mobo.com. Retrieved 4 September 2015.
  4. ^ Williams, Hazelann (29 October 2013). "Paigey Cakey: Ready to make her mark". The Voice.
  5. ^ Mixtape Madness, Itsamadness. "Paigey Cakey – The First Paige – Mixtape Madness". Mixtape Madness. Retrieved 4 September 2015.
  6. ^ "The Right Paige [Mixtape] – grmdaily". grmdaily. 30 October 2014. Retrieved 4 September 2015.
  7. ^ http://graveyardshiftsisters.tumblr.com/post/130478000784/paige-meade-as-dimples-in-attack-the-block-2011
  8. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1877797/fullcredits?ref_=tt_cl_sm#cast
  9. ^ "Paigey Cakey raps in Waterloo Road". GRM Daily – Grime, Rap music and Culture. Retrieved 9 February 2016.