World renowned actor and musician Leon has just inked a recording contract with the Spectra Music Group. Leon leads the group, Leon & The Peoples, which has a signature style that combines Reggae and Soul and carves out a genre that is all of their own.
Leon passionately leads the band with his smooth, sultry vocals and heartfelt lyrics, while The Peoples feature top-notch musical talent from across the globe. The unique creation results in high energy live performances and a commitment to bringing their Reggae-Soul infused music to a worldwide audience.
Leon is no stranger to music on the silver screen having portrayed David Ruffin in the hit Mini-Series “The Temptations" based on the legendary Motown super group, “The Five Heartbeats” and as “Little Richard” in the authorized biopic both which were directed by Robert Townsend.
Leon has three movies set for release later this year and 2015. Leon has received an International Reggae and World Music Award nomination for the band's debut CD “The Road Less Traveled” which was the winner of Best International Artist at the Joe Higgs Reggae Awards and completed a 36 city US tour with reggae greats Beres Hammond and Marcia Griffiths titled the "For The Love Of It Tour" as well as frequent guest on Mr. Hammond's 2013 North American tour. Leon & The Peoples had the closing credit song on the 20th Century Fox film "Cover" in 2011 and have two songs on the soundtrack of up coming Lions Gate romantic comedy, "I Really Hate My Ex."
Founded in 1997, The Spectra Music Group is a widely successful international record label comprising of all genres of music from Rock to Pop, Soul to Hip Hop, Jazz, Country and more. Among Spectra’s many acts are Lou Gramm, Fredro Starr, Paul Young, Adina Howard, cutting edge Jazz artists and some of the most sensational up and coming pop artists around. Leon now joins the elite of signed artists in the business and now with the relationship with the Spectra Music Group, all eyes are set on showcasing Leon’s many talents in particular his newly recorded single off his upcoming album “Love Is A Beautiful Thing.”
To kick off the signing to Spectra, Leon & The Peoples will be performing at the Aids Walk NY Concert in New York City’s Central Park on May 18, 2014.
For more information about this great event, visit www.aidswalk.net
To find out more about Leon & The Peoples, visit their website at www.leonandthepeoples.net
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