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Maleek Rae, 2024

Maleek Rae (they/them) is a gender queer multidisciplinary Rapper/Writer/Actor hailing from the eastside of Detroit, MI. Maleek is a graduate of the SUNY Purchase BFA acting conservatory. Their credits include The Best Man: The Final Chapters (Peacock), Random Acts of Flyness (HBO), East New York (CBS), and their recurring role on Law & Order: Organized Crime (NBC). Maleek’s work can also be seen on stages throughout NYC, national commercials, video games, and their own original multi media creations. Their most recent play Community: A Guttah Ritual has received developmental support from The Tank and SPACE on Ryder Farm (Greenhouse Residency). Maleek is a 2023-24′ Institute fellow with Target Margin Theatre. Outside of their theatrical work, Rae exercises their pen through lyrical flows and hard hitting punch lines, which can be heard throughout their debut mixtape Ghetto Alchemy: Vol 1.

IG: @iammaleekrae
Website: malikreed.com