A GRIME artist who has featured on Cornation Street and Radio 1 is to stand trial accused of child sex offences.
MistaKay, real name Kieran Cunliffe, 25, appeared in court via videolink today to deny 10 charges of abusing a girl under 13.
They include six sexual assaults, two charges of making indecent images and two further offences of distributing them.
Cunliffe, of Doncaster, South Yorks., is due to stand trial at Sheffield Crown Court on May 18.
The charges relate to one victim who cannot be named for legal reasons.
Cunliffe’s music has been played on BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra.
He also claims to have had involvement in campaigns for Adidas, Oasis Drinks, Lipton Ice Tea, Red Bull and Derby County FC.
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His most recent single, released in September this year, was titled Where I Came From.
The lyrics include: “There’s more than one way to skin a cat, I used to live in a flat, I’ve seen people shot and smacked…”
Other songs include Don’t Chat Nonsense and True Colours.