Akala (real name Kingslee Daley), born December 1983, is a British rap and electro/rock/alternative artist from the Kentish Town / Queen's Crescent area of Camden, North-West London. He is the younger brother of the singer Ms. Dynamite. He was formerly a football player with Wimbledon F.C. and West Ham United's youth team, playing as a defender. His recent music has seen airplay on various radio stations and music channels including MTV, BBC Radio 1, Channel U TV, Choice FM, Kiss 100 and BBC 1Xtra. He is of Jamaican and Scottish descent and talks about the many issues in the black community in his music. His stage name is a Buddhist term meaning "immovable". One of his first major appearances was with his sister (Ms Dynamite) at the Live 8 festival in London, July 2005.