Ernestas Noreika was born in 1989 in Kaunas. He studied Lithuanian philology at the Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences. His first poetry book Lake of Peacocks (2012) won the Zigmas Gėlė-Gaidamavičius prize for best poetry debut. His second poetry book Andalusian Dog was published in 2016. His third poetry book Apollo (2019) won the prestigious Young Yotvingian award. Ernestas Noreika is also a well-known rap and hip-hop singer (his scenic name is Beeta). He is the author of two albums – Twin Peaks (2014) and Kūlgrinda (2017).