Chemda was born in Israel and has lived in New York City since she was 4 years old. She currently lives in Queens with her girlfriend, actor Lauren Hennessy. She is a talk show host, writer and singer.
Chemda hosts the What’s My Name show, a weekly, themed talk show. She also cohosts as ‘The Girl’ of Keith and The Girl (KATG), a daily comedy talk show with comedian Keith Malley. Chemda’s first published book, What Do We Do Now, was released March, 2010. Written with KATG co-host Keith Malley, the book offers comedic yet sincere relationship advice. The book can be found anywhere books are sold.
Chemda made her first professional appearance in 1995 on well-known reggae artist Dr. Israel’s second album. Since then, she was the lead singer and choreographer for Mighty Dub Katz; featured on Comedy Central aside comedian Jeff Ross; and, teamed up with Rhys Fulber (formally of Front Line Assembly) for Conjure One as writer and singer, with songs featured on ESPN and EA Sports’ FIFA 2002.
Along with recent European tours, Chemda completed a US/Canadian tour as the sole vocalist for Conjure One, performing in venues such as Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, BC and Irving Plaza, NYC. She has recorded vocals for the follow-up album to Conjure One entitled Extraordinary Ways.
Chemda is a singer/songwriter on the album Patterns of War as part of dubstep band Dreadtone International. She recently finished recording the album for the rock-musical Viva Patshiva, and she continues to write and collaborate with various artists around the world.