January 2021

Doncaster rapper MistaKay admits sexually attacking toddler

A grime artist/rapper whose music appeared on Coronation Street and Radio 1 has admitted sexually abusing a toddler.

Kieron Cunliffe, (also known as MistaKay), 25, yesterday admitted to six child sexual abuse charges

Cunliffe, who appeared in court via a video link from custody in HMP Doncaster, wore a grey jumper and rosary beads before being remanded in custody

The rapper made the pleas at Sheffield Crown Court on Friday, with a sentencing hearing due to take place next month.

The 25-year-old from Doncaster admitted to three counts of sexually assaulting a girl under the age of 13, assaulting a girl under 13, taking an indecent photograph of a child and one count of distributing an indecent photograph of a child.

Cunliffe was due to stand trial in May for the offences but will now be sentenced on February 26.

His music has been played on BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra and one of his songs was also played during an episode of Coronation Street.

A more recent track, released in September 2020 and called ‘Where I Came From’, focused on the estate where he grew up in Doncaster.