Leks Rivers – When I’m High
Leks Rivers is a Singer/Songwriter & Occasional Rapper from West London.
He has been building up a lot of attention with his crew the ‘DELUXE SQUAD’
Who have a philosophy of that your age doesn’t determine your level of wisdom,
It’s your experiences. His lyrics read like poetry and he loves to tell stories in his songs.
His voice is hard to compare because it is so unique but is definitely packed to the brim
with soul & a heap of emotion, just check out his Soundcloud and listen for yourself. Leks started singing in his school choir when his teacher noticed his ability to stay in tune, smooth vocals and talent for improvisation. His song-writing skills came from simply ‘forgetting the words to songs’ which left him room to insert his own, his love for art is very apparent he described instrumentals & beats as ‘a blank canvas built for expression’.
This young up and comer has release two singles in the last 2 months ‘Cherry’ & ‘When I’m High’ which contains
a very interesting sample from ‘Pineapple Express’His influences span clear across the 60’s up to the 90’s, some of his favourite artists include Jimi Hendrix, Otis Redding & Prince. Leks just keeps getting better & better and hasn’t even scratched the surface of his talent & potential, we are excited to see where this wonderkid goes and what innovative, eclectic & plain magical Idea he comes up with next. LEKS RIVERS, REMEMBER THE NAME!
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