Keke Palmer (born Lauren Keyana Palmer on August 26, 1993) is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for playing the title role in the 2006 film, Akeelah and the Bee.
Palmer made her acting debut in 2004's Barbershop 2: Back in Business, playing the part of the niece of Queen Latifah's character. Between 2004 and 2006, she appeared in episodes of several television series, including Cold Case, Strong Medicine, ER and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and was subsequently cast in two films released in 2006: playing a supporting part in Madea's Family Reunion, and starring as the lead character, Akeelah Anderson, a young girl from South Los Angeles who attempts to win a spelling bee, in Akeelah and the Bee. Akeelah and the Bee was released on April 28, 2006, and Palmer's performance has received several positive notices, including praise from film critic Roger Ebert. Now Keke is acting as the main actress in True Jackson VP. as True. She was now performed in Joyful Noise and it was a really great movie:)
Palmer has signed a record deal with Atlantic Records and released her debut album, So Uncool, on September 18, 2007. It featured the singles "Keep It Movin' (feat. Big Meech)" and "Footwurkin'". Palmer also made a home-made video for the song "The Game Song". It is uncertain if this will be the second single or not.
Keke Palmer has recently joined aboard the Jerk Movement and has a crazy single that's heating up the charts called "Super Jerkin" an officially video is said soon to be in the works but check out her you tube video and see for yourself the hype is real.