Little Simz (real name Simbi Ajikawo) is an English rapper, musician, actress and singer. Who recently released her fourth mixtape Blank Canvas via JAY Z's Life+Times website. Simz studied at Highbury Fields School in London. She went on to attend St Mary’s Youth Club in Upper Street, Islington, where pop stars Leona Lewis and Alexandra Burke also attended. After several months of auditioning by the BBC for the show Spirit Warriors, it was announced in June 2009 that Simz had been cast in the supporting role of Vicky.