Don Jnr Tshiamo Ledwaba also known as ‘LEO’ is a South African Musician. LEO is a self taught producer,rapper,songwriter,singer and pianist.Whose career started in 2017 with a single titled ‘Pretend Feat.Ruse’ (7,2K streams) and entered the RnBass charts peaking at No.80 (2017/05/26) (USA) and then debut solo SoundCloud effort PNK a jazz infused Rap/Soul EP featuring Ruse,Thato Saul,TronPyre,Una Rams & WolphGnarly produced by LEO.
After release this project managed to get the attention of international independent label Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) on Twitter who follow LEO on the platform and further obtaining a total of 14,8K streams on SoundCloud in the year of release in June. In the year 2018 early February LEO released the BLK: Prelude from he’s color series EPs and follow up to PNK which had a twist in it’s approach as it was more of “a day in the life or update for listeners“ for what to expect. Further completing the year with 2 singles after the prelude namely ‘ENOUGH feat. Flowah’ (6,2K streams) & ‘#FREELEO’ (1,9K streams) with signs of hinting a project to come.
Beginning of 2019 with a bang LEO collaborated with Shudu (singer/songwriter) & Unami Kombanie (bassist) on a R&B single titled ‘FRIENDS’ (2,2K streams) in January and another single ‘BLESSINGS’ (3K streams) co-produced with Stickx. And in Autumn October of 2019 LEO released debut project on digital music distribution sites titled ‘BLK’ featuring Francis Jay,Una Rams & WolphGnarly produced by LEO & EMAMKAY (London V2) BLK managed to obtain 12K streams on Apple Music on it’s first week after release. BLK (EP) which was independently released on 25 Oct 2019 chartered at #156 top 200 on Apple Music.