Shameik Moore , is an American singer, actor, and dancer. He is of Jamaican heritage.
Moore started off with bit roles from shows such as Tyler Perry's House of Payne, Reed Between the Lines andJoyful Noise. He gained recognition with his portrayal of Malcolm in the 2015 film Dope, which premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Indiewire included Moore on its list of "The 12 Major Breakouts of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival" for his performance in the movie. He is also cast as one of the five male leads in theNetflix series The Get Down premiering in 2016.